Special-Use Camping Area

at Stockton State Park

a fire ring and picnic table in a wooded areaThis special-use area, located near the North Shelter, is available by reservation only and may be reserved by calling the park office at 417-276-4259. Organized youth groups (Scouts, 4-H, church, etc.) have priority. There is no water, electricity or restroom facility in this area. There are two picnic tables and a fire ring.

A special-use area with water and a vault toilet is located just north of the Hartley Area boat launch.

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.

Park Grounds

Sunrise to sunset, year-round

Park Office hours

8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday year-round

Beach hours

Beach closed for the season