Park Office

at Washington State Park

park officeThe park office is located near the north entrance to the park, directly behind the interpretive center.  Camping fees can be paid at the park office during the off-season (November through March) or when the campground host is off-duty during the on-season (April through October), during office hours.  Missouri State Parks gift cards, as well as Discovery Program patches for completion of the Washington State Park Discovery Program, are sold at the park office. Those who complete the Missouri State Park Explorer Program or are participating in the Missouri State Park Camper Award may receive their verification at this location from park staff.

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.

Coordinates

38.083652, -90.673900

Park Hours

Park Grounds:

  • 7 a.m. to sunset, year-round.
  • November through March
    The roads to Shelter #1/CCC Ridge, the swimming pool, cabins and the Big River Day-Use Area (including Shelter #2/Big River Day-Use Area Shelter) 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.