Special-Use Area

at Cuivre River State Park

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Cuivre River State Park has two special-use camping areas that are designated for group camping, with nonprofit organizations and youth groups having priority. Each area is equipped with picnic tables and fire pits. There is one vault toilet between the two areas.

The fee for use of the area is $24 for up to 12 people, then $2 per person, per night thereafter. To reserve an area for your group, call 636-528-7247.

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Park Hours


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Park Hours

For temporary closures related to weather, stewardship activities and maintenance, visit our Park and Site Status Map.

On the following days (actual or observed), staff will not be available and park buildings will be closed: Christmas Eve; Christmas Day; New Year’s Eve; New Year’s Day; Jan. 2, 2023; Martin Luther King Jr. Day; Lincoln’s Birthday; and Presidents Day. 

Day-use Areas

6 a.m. to sunset, daily, year-round

Beach hours

Season: May 26 through Sept. 4
Hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Visitor Center hours

Visitor Center/Park Office Hours

Summer Hours (On-Season)

  • April 15 through Oct. 31
    8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday-Friday
    10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday
    11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday

Winter Hours (Off-Season)

  • Nov. 1 through April 14
    8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday
    Closed Saturday and Sunday