Stockton State Park

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Stockton State Park

The Basics

Stockton State Park
19100 S. Hwy. 215
Dadeville, MO 65635

Phone: (417)-276-4259

Directions: From Springfield: Travel north on Hwy 13 for approx 16 miles untill you reach Hwy 215, just north of Brighton. Turn left/west onto Hwy 215. After approx 11 miles, stay on Hwy 215 where it meets with Hwy 123. In about 4 miles, Hwy 215 and Hwy 123 split; stay on Hwy 215. Follow Hwy 215 approx 9 miles untill you reach Hwy Y. Turn right and stay on Hwy 215 for approx 6 miles; the main park entrance will be on your right.

About Stockton

Located on the peninsula between the Big and Little Sac arms of Stockton Lake, 2,074 acre Stockton State Park offers great access to the lake and its many opportunities for water recreation. Visitors can enjoy fishing, swimming, water skiing, scuba diving, and sailing. The open topography of the lake provides for a dependable southwest breeze that is perfect for sailing.

The 24,900 acre Stockton Lake was created in 1970, when the Army Corps of Engineers created a dam across the Sac River near Stockton, MO. Located on the Springfield Plateau of the Ozarks, the lake area is surrounded by typical Ozarks hills to the east, and open tallgrass prairie to the west. The town of Stockton, for which the lake is named, is known as the Black Walnut Capital of the World. They celebrate by hosting the Black Walnut Festival every year in September.

Stockton State Park's marina has everything you need to enjoy a day out on the lake. Sail boats, pontoon boats, fishing boats, and personal watercraft can be rented, and the marina also offers gas, groceries, fishing tackle, and camping supplies. The park has two boat launch ramps, and 320 boat stalls, including over 70 designed just for sailboats. A cafe is also located next to the marina. For more information about the facilities, please call the concessionaires at 417-276-5329.

With two campgrounds, five cabins and nine duplex units, you can easily extend your stay at Stockton State Park. The camping area offers 14 basic and 60 electric campsites, modern restrooms, hot showers, laundry, and a dump station. The five camper cabins can sleep up to four adults, and have electricity and heating & air conditioning, but no restrooms or running water. The duplex units are offered in one-bedrrom and two-bedroom units. The one-bedroom units can sleep up to four adults, and includes a queen-sized bed and a queen-sized Murphy bed. The two-bedroom units can sleep up to six adults, and includes two queen-sized beds, and a full pull-out sofa bed. Both duplex options include a full kitchen and dishwasher. A one-bedroom cabin is also available, sleeping up to four adults, and includes a queen-sized bed, full pull-out sofa bed, full kitchen and dishwasher.

For lunch, dinner or group gatherings, the park offers many shaded picnic sites near the lake, a cafe located at the marina, or two large pavilions overlooking the lake, available for reservations or on a first-come, first-served basis.

The marina, rentals, cabins, duplex units, and cafe are operated by an outside concessionaire. You can call 417-276-5329 for more information.

Features & Facilities

Park Office | Amphitheater | Pavilions | Picnic Area/Tables | Playground | Swimming Beach | Ballfield | Cafe | Lodging | Cabins | Campground | Woodlot | Restrooms | Showers | Laundry | Dump Station | Marina | Boat Rentals | Boat Ramp

Activities Available

Camping | Hiking Trail | Swimming | Sailing | Fishing

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