Swimming Pool

at Bennett Spring State Park

On a hot summer day, cool off in the park's swimming pool. It is open to the public from the Sunday before Memorial Day to Labor Day, weather depending.  A fee is charged. For more details, please visit the concessionaire's website.

The motel, cabins, dining lodge, park store, swimming pool and canoe rental are operated by your concession hosts, Jim and Carmen Rogers. Let Jim and Carmen or a member of their staff make your visit to Bennett Spring State Park special. Ask about the fly fishing school or stop by the store for last minute items. For more information about the concession facilities at Bennett Spring State Park, please call 417-532-4307 or visit their website.

Park Hours


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Park Hours

Park Grounds:

Sunrise to one hour past sunset, daily


Dining Lodge hours

7 a.m. to one hour after whistle during trout season

Nature Center hours

  • Feb. 25 through Oct. 31
    10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday
  • Nov. 1 through Feb. 24

Park Office hours

  • Summer Hours (On-Season)
    Feb. 25 through Oct. 31
    8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday
    Closed on state holidays. 
  • Winter Hours (Off-Season)
    Nov. 1 through Feb. 24
    9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday
  • The park office is closed on state holidays.

Store hours

Fishing Season
One hour before through one hour after the regular fishing day schedule, daily during season 

November through January
8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Friday, Saturday and Sunday