Special-Use Camping Area

at Wakonda State Park

The special-use camping area is designated for group camping, with nonprofit organizations and youth groups having priority. The area is equipped with a fire pit, a vault toilet and several picnic tables. The fee for use of the area is $2 per person, per night. For more information or to reserve the area for your group, call 573-655-2280.

Park Hours


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Park Hours

For temporary closures related to weather, stewardship activities and maintenance, visit our Park and Site Status Map.

Park Grounds:

  • 7 a.m. to sunset, daily, year-round

Park Office hours

Temporary Hours (Oct. 1 through Oct. 31)
  • 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday
  • 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday through Thursday
Regular Hours 

April 15 through Oct. 31 (On-Season)

  • 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday
  • 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Sunday through Thursday

Nov. 1 through April 14 (Off-Season)

  • Staff are usually available in the park Monday through Friday.
  • The office telephone is monitored for messages during daytime hours.

Beach hours

Beach closed for the season