News Release 206

Contact: Steph Deidrick, 573-751-9392

Oct. 28, 2014 Volume 42-14-206 

Showerhouse season extended at state park campgrounds

Jefferson City, Mo. - Campers looking to plan another adventure in Missouri State Parks before cooler temperatures set in will be able to enjoy an extended showerhouse season. All state park campgrounds with showerhouses will keep at least one open through Nov. 2. All forty state parks and historic sites with camping have campsites available year-round, but water and shower are usually only available from April 1 through Oct. 31.

Some parks have showerhouses that will remain open beyond Nov. 2.
These include the following parks, which will keep a showerhouse available until:

Nov. 9, 2014:
• Hawn State Park
• Robertsville State Park
• Lake of the Ozarks State Park

Nov. 16, 2014:
• Stockton State Park
• Sam A. Baker State Park

Nov. 23, 2014:
• Long Branch State Park
• Lake Wappapello State Park
• Mark Twain State Park

Nov. 30, 2014:
• Onondaga Cave State Park
• Knob Noster State Park
• Pomme de Terre State Park (Pittsburg campground)
• Harry S Truman State Park

Jan. 1, 2015:
• Roaring River State Park

The following parks have at least one showerhouse open year-round:
• Bennett Spring State Park
• Table Rock State Park
• Johnson’s Shut-Ins State Park

Dates are weather dependent, so guests should remember to check the park website before planning a camping trip. For full details of amenities available at campgrounds in these parks, visit mostateparks.com.

To make a camping reservation or find out more about Missouri State Parks, visit mostateparks.com. Camping reservations can also be made by calling toll free 877-ICampMO (877-422-6766). Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.


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