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Register to Backcountry Camp at Cuivre River State Park


Park phone number: 636-528-7247
Emergency number: 911

Camping is limited to four designated sites along three trails in the park: Lone Spring Trail, Big Sugar Creek Trail and the Cuivre River Trail north loop.

Backpackers must register before starting their trip. Camping is free, but registration is required.

Equestrian camping is not allowed on the trail.

Overnight parking for Backcountry Campsite 1: Park at the Lone Spring trailhead, located at the intersection of Lincoln Hills Road and State Highway KK. Trailhead location: 39.06570, -90.93258

Overnight parking for backcountry campsites 2, 3 and 4: at the trailhead parking lot of Big Sugar Creek Trail, which is located off of Lincoln Hills road, adjacent to Park Road. Trailhead location: 39.04522, -90.92688