JEFFERSON CITY, MO, MAR. 23, 2020 – Out of an abundance of caution and in reaction to the presence of COVID-19 in Missouri, Missouri State Parks will temporarily close all campgrounds and lodging, effective Friday, March 27, through Thursday, April 30. This includes campgrounds, park-run lodging and concessionaire-run lodging. Missouri State Parks will remain open to the public, including day-use areas, boat ramps and trails.

All fees associated with camping and park-run lodging reservations, including reservation, cancellation and modification fees, beginning the night of Friday, March 27, through the night of Thursday, April 30, will be refunded. Park staff will inform guests already in the campgrounds of this change and will work with them to adjust their reservations and on any needed refunds. The call center will contact campers with reservations who have yet to arrive.

If you have an existing reservation at a state park or historic site campground or park-run lodging, please call the Reservation Call Center at 1-877-422-6766. The call center is open daily 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CST.

For an existing reservation with concessionaire lodging, please contact them directly at the phone number listed below:

     Sam A. Baker State Park 573-856-4223
     Bennett Spring State Park 417-532-4307
     Echo Bluff State Park 844-322-3246
     Lake Wappapello State Park 573-297-3817
     Meramec State Park 573-468-6519
     Montauk State Park 573-548-2434
     Pomme de Terre State Park 636-222-8602 or 417-852-1031
     Roaring River State Park 417-847-2330
     Stockton State Park 417-276-5329
     Thousand Hills State Park 660-665-7119
     Washington State Park 636-586-2995

If you have any questions, please contact Missouri State Parks at For the latest information on the Missouri State Parks response to COVID-19, please visit

For more information on state parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.