Release Date

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, FEB. 8, 2022 – Missouri State Parks will be launching an enhanced online reservation system at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15. 
In order to complete the upgrade, Missouri State Parks will not be accepting new reservations, changes or cancellations from 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 13 through 6:59 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15. This includes online reservations at, phone reservations through the call center and reservations made at a state park or state historic site location. State parks and historic sites will be open under normal, off-season operations during this time.
The new reservation system will offer many new features including:

  • The ability to buy and send Missouri State Parks eGift Cards.
  • Interactive park maps and multiple photos to preview campsites.
  • Easy-to-use search function, showing results up to 70 miles from your search area.
  • The ability to reserve shelters online.
  • The ability to sign up for tours online.

As part of the new reservation system, there will be a $2 decrease in reservation fees for reservations made online and a $.50 decrease in reservation fees for reservations made through the call center. Beginning 7 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15, making an advanced reservation for campsites and group tent areas will result in the following nonrefundable reservation fees: $6.50 for reservations made online at and $8 for reservations made through the call center at 877-422-6766. Same-day reservations for campsites are accepted and do not incur a reservation fee. 

For reservations made with an arrival date beginning Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, camping rates will increase $2 per night for basic and electric campsites and $3 per night for Electric/Water 50 AMP and Sewer/Electric/Water 50 AMP campsites. 

For questions related to these changes, email or call 800-334-6946.

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

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