Missouri State Park System Donations

People fishing in the river at Roaring River State ParkThe Missouri state park system needs your support. Through your donations, you have the opportunity to personally help us preserve and maintain Missouri's 91 state parks and historic sites. With your help, we can continue to provide the many special places that preserve the state's most outstanding natural landscapes and cultural landmarks and provide recreational opportunities.

The primary source of funding for the state park system is half of the dedicated one-tenth-of-one-percent parks, soils and water sales tax, which provides about three-fourths of the budget. The other primary source comes from camping revenues, concession revenues, souvenir sales and fees. The state park system does not receive any general revenue.

Your tax-deductible donations will help us repair and maintain existing buildings such as orientation centers, lodges and historic structures as well as provide new public facilities and services such as boardwalks, educational exhibits, upgraded campgrounds and interpretive programming.

Make an Online Donation

To make an online donation, click on the link to the right. You will be asked to select a pre-set donation amount or enter one of your choosing.  You may pay by credit card (MasterCard, Discover, Visa) or by electronic check.  To pay by electronic check, please be prepared to enter your bank name, account number and routing number.  Upon successful completion of your donation, you will be able to print an online record and will receive an e-mail confirmation.  Either document may be used as a record of your donation.

Mail Your Donation

To make a donation by check or money order, please make the document payable to the Missouri Department of Natural Resources and send it to:

Missouri State Park System Donations
Department of Natural Resources
P.O. Box 176
Jefferson City, MO 65102

You will receive a confirmation letter, by postal mail, upon receipt and processing of your donation.

We appreciate your support of Missouri state parks and historic sites.