Camping

at Annie and Abel Van Meter State Park

Missouri State Parks campgrounds are open with a number of social distancing measures in place to improve the safety of operations for Missouri State Parks’ guests and staff. For more information, view our full release here.

a family preparing to eat on the picnic table outside their camperAnnie and Abel Van Meter State Park offers basic and electric campsites.

You are now able to reserve your Missouri State Parks campsite up to 12 months in advance, expanding from the previous six-month window. Reservations are required before arriving to the campground, and can be made up until 7 p.m. CST the day before your arrival. 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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Camping Rates

Campground Information

 

Available Dates

Showers/Water Available

Reservations

Types of Sites

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

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* Premium Electric sites available

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Important Camping Information:
  • Reservable sites may be available on a day-by-day basis if the site is not reserved. Before occupying a site, check with the park staff or follow the directions on the posted card.
  • For weekend reservations, there is a required two-night minimum of Friday/Saturday or Saturday/Sunday.
  • The shower house is closed during the off-season (Nov. 1 through April 14),
  • Firewood is available for sale during posted hours.
  • Campers planning to carry in firewood must comply with current firewood advisories.