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Camp Shawnee Dining Hall Rental

at Knob Noster State Park

The dining hall located in Camp Shawnee is available for rental for special events from May 1 through Oct. 15. Special events can include wedding receptions, birthday parties, showers, family reunions, holiday events and more. The dining hall was constructed during the Works Progress Administration era. Consider it for your next event! 

To rent the dining hall, you must complete an organized group camp application and send it to the park by mail or email. The park's physical address is 873 SE 10, Knob Noster, MO 65336. On the application, please indicate that you are interested in renting the dining hall.

For more information, call the park office at 660-563-2463.

Dining hall features:
  • Located in a rustic park setting
  • Seating for 100 people
  • Commercial appliances in the full-service kitchen
  • Dishes, silverware, glasses and cookware
  • Access to a large open field field and a basketball court adjacent to the dining hall for outdoor activities

$250 per day with a $250 damage deposit

Rental Hours:

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


The hall is located at 50 SE 691, which is off Highway DD within the park.

GPS coordinates: 38.74892838506326, -93.62271235805393

Recreation area outside dining hall

Inside of Camp Shanwee dining hall

Dining hall interior

Dining hall kitchen

Ice machine and dishwasher in dining hall kitchen

Freezers and refrigerator in dining hall kitchen

Storage closet in dining hall kitchen