Accessibility Information

at St. Francois State Park

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

Accessible SymbolPark Office

As you enter the park, the office is the second building on the right, following the signs. One handicap parking space is located adjacent to the entrance. The office provides plenty of maneuvering space.

Accessible SymbolDay-Use Area 1

Roadside picnic sites surround a sunny ball field with an accessible vault toilet at each end. At the far end, a shady paved picnic site provides a parking space, an extended-end table and a pedestal grill. An accessible playground is also located here for the enjoyment of all visitors. All parking in this area is level and paved.

Accessible SymbolPicnic Shelter 1

This shady area offers a shelter with extended-end tables, a pedestal grill and a group grill. The shelter accommodates up to 100 people. One handicap parking space is located adjacent to the shelter. An accessible vault toilet can be found just across the road next to the playground, which is not modified. All picnic sites in this area are accessed over natural turf.

Accessible SymbolDay-Use Area 2

Located on the bank of the Big River, this area offers two accessible picnic sites under huge trees. Both provide paved parking and pathways, an extended-end table and a pedestal grill. Both have accessible vault toilets nearby. A water fountain is located at the second vault toilet.

Picnic Shelter 2

This shelter has not been modified for accessibility. There is a playground, a vault toilet and a group grill. The shelter holds up to 150 people. Access is over natural turf after crossing an accessible pedestrian bridge.

Accessible SymbolCampground

The campground offers three electric and three basic accessible sites. All sites provide a paved area, extended-end table, pedestal grill, fire ring and lantern shelf. Paved water hydrants are located throughout the area.

The showerhouse has a lot of maneuvering room with accessible lavatories, lowered mirrors, electric hand dryers, and side-transfer toilets. Individual shower compartments are roll-in style and have a bench and place for clothing. Showers are operated by push-button. The laundry offers a top control washer and dryer with a large folding table and utility sink. One handicap parking space is located adjacent to a paved pathway to the entrance. An accessible water fountain is also located here.

The playground is accessible.

The check station has drive-up convenience and the campground host will assist you with firewood.

The dump station is barrier-free in its design.


Trails are not modified and traverse rough terrain.

For more information, contact the park:

St. Francois State Park
8920 US Highway 67 North
Bonne Terre, MO 63628-3598
1-800-379-2419 TDD

Last updated: January 2017