Crowder State Park

Park Information

State park and historic site day-use areas, lodging, campgrounds, boat ramps and trails continue to operate under normal off-season hours. Missouri State Parks has implemented a number of measures designed to maintain required social distancing and protect visitors, volunteers and staff, including the closure of visitor centers, nature centers, offices and museums. The latest information from Missouri State Parks on COVID-19 can be found here. A full list of temporary closures can be found here.

Crowder State Park provides 1,912 acres in the rolling green hills of northern Missouri. Visitors can enjoy more than 17 miles of hiking, bicycling, backpacking and equestrian trails in a forested, rugged terrain. The park also offers fishing and boating opportunities on 18-acre Crowder Lake. The family-oriented campground includes modern restrooms and shady picnic sites are scattered throughout the park.  

Park Hours

Park Grounds

Sunrise to 10 p.m., daily, year-round

Gated Day-Use Area (includes lake parking lot and Shelter 1)
8 a.m. to sunset, daily, year-round

Park Office hours

April 15 through Oct. 31 (on-season)
 
April 15 through Wednesday before Memorial Day
8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday through Sunday
Closed Monday through Wednesday

Thursday before Memorial through Labor Day
10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday through Sunday, and Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day
Closed Monday through Wednesday

Tuesday after Labor Day through Oct. 31
9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday through Sunday
Closed Monday through Wednesday
 
Nov. 1 through April 14 (off-season)

Staff are usually available in the park Monday through Friday. The office telephone is monitored for messages between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through Friday.