at Big Lake State Park

Limited camping available starting May 16, 2022. Campsites open and available for reservation include sites 1 through 8 (50-amp electric) and sites 10 through 15 (30-amp electric). The camper cabins and all other campsites in the Big Lake State Park campground remain closed at this time for repairs and upgrades. The north campground shower house and restroom facility will be available for the convenience of campers. The freshwater fill-up and dump/clean-out station are also available for customer use.

tents set up in the campground next to the lakeThe campground offers basic and electric campsites and is fully reservable.

You are now able to reserve your Missouri State Parks campsite up to 12 months in advance, expanding from the previous six-month window. To make a reservation or view campsites details, photos and availability, go to the reservation website by clicking the "Make a Reservation" link below and start planning your trip today. Reservations may also be made by calling toll free 877-ICampMO (877-422-6766). A printable campground map is available for your reference by clicking the "Campground Map" link.

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Campground Information


Available Dates

Showers/Water Available


Types of Sites

Campground Map
Year-round Apr 15-Oct 31 Apr 15-Oct 31 Basic, Electric*

Campground Amenities (Click here for a guide to the symbols.)
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*50-amp electric sites available.

Important Camping Information:
  • This campground is fully reservable.
  • Reservable sites may be available on a walk-up registration basis if the site is not reserved. Before occupying a site, check with the park staff or follow the directions on the posted card or signs.
  • For weekend reservations, there is a required two-night minimum stay of Friday/Saturday or Saturday/Sunday.
  • During the off-season (Nov. 1 through April 14), potable water is available at the frost-free spigot at the dump station.
  • Campers planning to carry in firewood must comply with current firewood advisories.
  • Parking of watercraft or all-terrain vehicle (ATV) trailers off of the campsite pad (usually in the grass) is permitted at this facility.
  • Wi-Fi is not available at Big Lake State Park.
  • Camping is limited to any 15 days within a 30-consecutive-day period at any one park or historic site.