Accessibility Information

at Crowder State Park

Accessible SymbolThis symbol indicates that the specified area is fully compliant with Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG).

Accessible SymbolPark Office

The park office is located in the service building and has a handicap parking space near the door. Park information is available outside the building for when staff is not available.

Accessible SymbolShelter 1 – Sycamore Shelter

Two paved handicap parking spaces are offered for this area overlooking the lake. Here, you can enjoy a modern shelter that accommodates 50 people, with two group grills and extended-end tables, two individual picnic sites and a playground. A vault toilet and a water fountain are also available for your convenience. All of these amenities are connected by concrete paths and are accessible.

Shelter 3 – Burr Oak Shelter

This area is not accessible. All parking is paved and level in this lightly wooded area. The pathway to the historic shelter is of coarse gravel and has a slope in excess of 10 percent. Entry into the shelter is not level. This shelter accommodates 50 people and has a group grill. The water fountain must be accessed over gravel. The area vault toilet is also along a gravel path and over a footbridge with a transition step of 3 inches. Individual picnic sites are on natural turf.

There is an accessible playground in the area.

Shelter 2 – Enclosed Shelter

The enclosed shelter area provides two parking spaces adjacent to a paved pathway leading to the shelter. An accessible vault toilet is provided. Inside the shelter are a stone fireplace, electric, air conditioning, heat, kitchen amenities and an outdoor patio with a group grill. This shelter overlooks the lake and can accommodate 50 people.

Accessible SymbolLake Area Restroom

There is a modern accessible restroom in the lake parking lot.

Grand River Group Camp

At this time, this group camp is not considered accessible. Parking is mostly level and paved pathways link all buildings; however, slopes and cross-slopes exceed 7 percent in one location.

The dining hall has a ramp to one entry door. Once inside, it is roomy and has an extended-end table.

The recreation hall has nearby level parking; but access is across natural turf and the doorway is 4 inches above ground level.

Cabins have had grab bars added to the showers and provide a front transfer toilet; but shower and lavatory handles are not of a lever design. Entry door handles also are not of an accessible design.

Accessible SymbolCamping

This beautiful, lightly wooded campground offers one electric and one basic accessible campsite. The new showerhouse is constructed for all users with paved parking, pathways and an accessible laundry. An accessible vault toilet and water hydrant are located at the end of the camping loops, within easy reach of the basic campsite. The dump station has also been modified for accessibility.

A playground is centrally located along with an accessible water fountain. A paved pathway leads to a mostly sunny seating area adjacent to the playground. The playground, itself, is not accessible at this time.

The amphitheater offers a gravel parking space adjacent to a concrete access aisle and pathway. The wide path leads to the seating area, where space for wheelchairs is provided.

Special-Use Area

This lightly wooded area is located on the hilltop across from the office area. It has paved roadways and parking. Campsites are natural turf with a table and a fire ring. The vault toilet and water hydrant have not been modified for accessibility.


For more information, contact the park:

Crowder State Park
76 Highway 128
Trenton, MO 64683
660-359-6473
1-800-334-6946
1-800-379-2419 TDD

Last updated: January 2017