Visitors Guide to
Places to Camp
French Colonial Country along the Great River Road
Southeastern Missouri and Southwestern Illinois
   
   
Hawn State Park
12096 Park Drive
Sainte Genevieve County, MO
573-883-3603
  With pine and oak forests, sandstone bluffs and canyons, and clear sand-bottom streams, this nearly 5,000 acre park is considered on of the most scenic in Missouri. The park has many nature trails and picnic areas for those who wish to get out and enjoy nature. The park offers basic and electric camping at the campground and primitive camping is available to backpackers on the Whispering Pines Trail.
   
Washington State Park
Highway 21
DeSoto, MO
636-586-0322
  This 1,875-acre park features prehistoric petroglyphs, rock carvings, from the Mississippian Native American culture that inhabited the area around 1,000 years ago. The park is noted for many stone structures that were built by the CCC during the depression and for the natural beauty of the eastern Ozarks. The park features swimming, fishing, canoeing, interpretive programs, and hiking trails. camping, rental cabins. The park offers basic and electric camping and cabins are available to rent.
   
Magnolia Hollow
Conservation Area

White Sand Road
 off Route V
Sainte Genevieve County, MO
573-290-5730
  Located 10 miles north of Ste. Genevieve, this 1,740-acre area features steep bluffs and scenic river views. Magnolia Hollow C.A. provides good woodland game hunting, fishing, a clay pigeon target range, and 2 hiking trails. Dispersed primitive camping is permitted year round.
Morse Mill Park
County Road C
Jefferson County, MO
636-797-5334
  Located near House Springs on the Big River, Morse Mill Park features and old mill and dam overlooking fast flowing water dropping over rocks. Swimmers use the beach and the park is used as a location to launch canoes and inner tubes for a 11-mile float trip to Cedar Hill Park. Anglers will find good fishing for small mouth bass, crappie, catfish, and other game fish. Primitive camping is permitted.
For more information visit www.jeffcomo.org/parks
Randolph County
State Recreation Area
4301 S. Lake Drive
Randolph County, IL
618-826-2706
  Located five miles north east of Chester in the rolling hill country of southern Illinois, the Randolph County State Recreation Area offers fishing, hiking, picnicking, boating, hunting and camping to its visitors.
Cahokia RV Parque
4060 Mississippi Avenue (IL-3)
Cahokia, IL
618-332-7700
  Conveniently located just across the Mississippi River from St. Louis and all the area attractions. Amenities at this relaxed, family atmosphere location include an on-site laundry, clean restrooms with showers, outdoor swimming pool, and a children's playground.
K-River Campground
7797 Route 154
Baldwin, IL
618-785-2564
  Located one mile west of Baldwin, we are just minutes away from the Kaskaskia River, Baldwin Lake, and the world Shooting Complex. This nice quiet campground setting accommodates RVS and offers DirecTV, water, sewer, electric, trash and wireless internet and we we treat you like family. Reservations are strongly recommended.
South Gabouri Creek
Mini RV Park

11328 Nickelson Drive
Sainte Genevieve County, MO
573-883-7228
  Full hook-ups. Nightly, weekly, and monthly rates. Electric only -  30 Amp services. Amenities include a playground and picnic area.
KOA St Louis South
Barnhart, MO
  8000 Metropolitan Blvd.
636-479-4449
   

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