Long Branch State Park

Park Information

Looking for a place to get a watersports fix? Long Branch State Park’s three boat ramps provide access to sprawling and picturesque Long Branch Lake. For more fun on the water, fishing is popular and the marina store, swimming beach and day-use area next to the beach are a favorite for families. A modern campground the park is a perfect place for overnight stays. The park preserves some of the last savanna and prairie remnants in the Chariton River Hills. Trails through the Chariton River Hills Natural Area provide a good way for hikers to see colorful prairie wildflowers and a variety of birds, including red-headed woodpeckers, brown thrashers and indigo buntings. 

Park Hours

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

Park Office hours

  • March through November
    7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday
    closed Saturday and Sunday
  • December through February
    7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday
    closed Saturday through Monday

Marina Store hours

Memorial Day through Labor Day

8 a.m. - 7 p.m. , weekdays

7 a.m.  - 8 p.m., holidays and weekends

Beach hours

CLOSED FOR THE SEASON

Address

28615 Visitor Center Road
Macon, MO 63552-3326

Phone numbers

  • Park Office: (660) 773-5229
  • Marina/Store: (660) 773-5132