Mark Twain National Forest Campgrounds

The Mark Twain National Forest offers numerous campsites scattered across southern Missouri, with each one offering unique scenery and recreational opportunities. Camp out underneath the stars on an open glade top above the White River, or sleep beneath the shadows of the St. Francois Mountains. Enjoy a riverside campsite next to a cool, spring fed river, or enjoy the comforts of home after a long day of riding the dirtbike trails. Wherever you are looking to camp, the Mark Twain National Forest has great places to stay.

Most campgrounds within the Mark Twain NF offer primitive, tent camping sites. Some, however, do allow camping trailers, but usually no hookups are vailable. Many campgrounds do offer water spickets, and some even have dump stations as well. Also, you will find that some campgrounds have only vault toilets with no showers, while others have full bathroom/shower facilities. Most campgrounds have picnic tables and/or a pavilion.

The Ozark Trail passes through some of the eastern districts of the Mark Twain National Forest, and many of the campgrounds are located along or very close to the trail, offering places to rest, camp, or provide for pickup/dropoff and shuttle access points.

Currently, there are so many more campgrounds within the Mark Twain National Forest than I have had time to photograph, gather information for, and list here. As soon as new information becomes available, and I am able to gather pictures, I will post them here.

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  1. Bar-K Wrangler Horse Camp
  2. Berryman Trailhead Campground
  3. Big Bay Campground
  4. Big Piney Trail Horse Camp
  5. Brazil Creek Campground
  6. Cobb Ridge Campground
  7. Corbitt Potter Campground
  8. Council Bluff Lake/Wild Boar Ridge Campground
  9. Dear Leap Campground
  10. Float Camp Campground
  11. Fourche Lake Campground
  12. Greer Crossing Campground
  13. Hazel Creek Campground
  14. Lane Spring Campground
  15. Little Scotia Campground
  16. Loggers Lake Campground
  17. Marble Creek Campground
  18. Markham Springs Campground
  19. McCormack Lake Campground
  20. North Fork Campground
  21. Paddy Creek Campground
  22. Red Bluff Campground
  23. Silver Mines Campground
  24. Sutton Bluff Campground
  25. Watercress Campground