Lake Wappapello State Park

Park Information

Missouri State Parks has implemented a number of measures designed to maintain required social distancing and protect visitors, volunteers and staff. We ask our visitors to view our Park Hours to confirm operating hours. A full list of temporary closures can be found here. The latest information from Missouri State Parks on COVID-19 can be found here.

The park store will be open from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend with minimal days and hours. Friday noon  to 6 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The watercraft rental remain temporarily closed at this time. Subject to change depending on circumstances of COVID -19. See for more information.

Lake Wappapello State Park is the ideal vacation spot for a day or a week. The park offers a modern campground and cabins plus rustic camper cabins. Miles of trail for hikers, backpackers and horseback riders offer great scenery and picturesque views. With easy access to Lake Wappapello, the park offers opportunities for boaters, including canoers and kayakers, and anglers searching for crappie, catfish and bass.

Park Hours

Park Grounds:

Accessible 24 hours a day
Quiet hours - 10 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Park Office hours

Summer Hours (On-Season)

  • April 1 through Memorial Day weekend
    10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday through Thursday
    10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday
  • Monday of Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend
    10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday
    10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday
    10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday
  • Monday of Labor Day weekend through Oct. 31
    10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday through Thursday
    10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday

Winter Hours (Off-Season)

  • November through March

Beach hours

Beach closed for the season