Showerhouse season extended at Missouri State Park campgrounds

Campers looking to plan another adventure in Missouri State Parks before cooler temperatures set in will be able to enjoy an extended showerhouse season.  All state park campgrounds with showerhouses will keep at least one open through Nov. 2. All forty state parks and historic sites with camping have campsites available year-round, but water and shower are usually only available from April 1 through Oct. 31.

Some parks have showerhouses that will remain open beyond Nov.  2.  These include the following parks, which will keep a showerhouse available until:

Nov. 9, 2014

  • Hawn State Park
  • Robertsville State Park
  • Lake of the Ozarks State Park


Nov. 16, 2014

  • Stockton State Park
  • Sam A. Baker State Park 


Nov. 23, 2014

  • Long Branch State Park
  • Lake Wappapello State Park
  • Mark Twain State Park


Nov. 30, 2014

  • Onondaga Cave State Park
  • Knob Noster State Park
  • Pomme de Terre State Park (Pittsburg campground)
  • Harry S Truman State Park


Jan. 1, 2015

  • Roaring River State Park


The following parks have at least one showerhouse open year-round:

  • Bennett Spring State Park
  • Table Rock State Park
  • Johnson’s Shut-Ins State Park


Dates are weather dependent, so guests should remember to check the park website before planning a camping trip. For full details of amenities available at campgrounds in these parks, visit mostateparks.com.

To make a camping reservation or find out more about Missouri State Parks, visit mostateparks.com. Camping reservations can also be made by calling toll free 877-ICampMO (877-422-6766). Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.