Thunderbird Lodge

at Washington State Park

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For the 2018 season, Missouri Park Adventures will operate cabin check-in and watercraft rentals from the swimming pool building. Thunderbird Lodge will be closed while a restoration project gets underway. Cabin guests and float reservations can contact Missouri Park Adventures by phone at 636-586-2995 for more information. They may also be reached through their website

Purchase souvenirs, convenience items, ice and firewood at the park store inside Thunderbird Lodge. Lodging check-in and canoe rental are handled at Thunderbird Lodge. Visitors can reach concession staff at 636-586-2995.

The cabins, store, swimming pool and watercraft rentals are operated by your concession hosts, Doyle and Dawn Kennon.  Let the Kennons or a member of their staff make your visit to Washington State Park more enjoyable.  For reservations or more information about the concession facilities, please call 636-586-2995 or visit their website.

Park Hours


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Park Hours

Park Grounds:

  • 7 a.m. to sunset, year-round.
  • November through March
    The roads to the upper picnic shelter, pool complex, cabins and the river bottoms are closed to vehicles. They are open to foot traffic.

Interpretive Center hours

Sunrise to sunset, year-round

Park Office hours

April through October

  • 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday
  • Closed Saturday and Sunday

November through March

  • 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
  • Closed Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday and state holidays

Please note there may be times when the office is closed while staff are working in the park.