Top Tent Camping near Overland Park, KS

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Best Tent Camping Sites Near Overland Park, KS (52)

    Camper-submitted photo from Blue Springs Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Blue Springs Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Blue Springs Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Blue Springs Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Blue Springs Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Blue Springs Lake Campground

    1.

    Blue Springs Lake Campground

    39 Reviews
    38 Photos
    169 Saves
    Blue Springs, Missouri

    Blue Springs Campground features modern facilities and is located only 5 minutes from Blue Springs Lake. Some of the amenities include:

    Attendant
    Fire Grill
    Firewood - $7/bucket (outside firewood is not permitted)
    Laundry
    Picnic Table
    Playground
    Restrooms
    Showers
    
    
    Premiere - Full Hookup with Concrete Pad: 29 sites
    Full Hookup: 16 sites
    Electric: 23 sites
    Electric and Water: 13 sites
    Total: 81 sites
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $33 - $48 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Jacomo - Fleming Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Jacomo - Fleming Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Jacomo - Fleming Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Jacomo - Fleming Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Jacomo - Fleming Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Jacomo - Fleming Park

    2.

    Lake Jacomo - Fleming Park

    18 Reviews
    18 Photos
    107 Saves
    Lee's Summit, Missouri

    Lake Jacomo - Fleming Park, nestled near Prairie, Missouri, is a solid spot for camping with a mix of tent, RV, and glamping accommodations. This place has a bit of everything for everyone. The campground is known for its scenic views overlooking the lake, making it a picturesque spot to set up camp.

    One of the standout features here is the upgraded bathrooms, which visitors have found to be quite nice. If you're planning to stay, make sure to bring some leveling blocks as some sites can be a bit uneven. Shade can be a bit hit or miss, so if you're keen on staying cool, try to snag one of the shaded spots early.

    For those who enjoy a bit of adventure, the campground offers easy access to water activities. The proximity to the lake is a big plus, especially if you enjoy fishing or just relaxing by the water. However, be prepared for some raccoon visitors—they're pretty bold around here, so keep your food secured.

    Families and groups will find the group camping areas convenient, though not all sites have covered shelters, so it's wise to book early. The campground also transforms into a winter wonderland with a drive-through light show during the colder months, which is a hit with the kids.

    Overall, Lake Jacomo - Fleming Park offers a blend of convenience and natural beauty, making it a great choice for a weekend getaway or a longer stay. Just keep an eye on the weather, as some sites can get a bit soggy with rain runoff. Happy camping!

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Russel Crites - Hillsdale State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Russel Crites - Hillsdale State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Russel Crites - Hillsdale State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Russel Crites - Hillsdale State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Russel Crites - Hillsdale State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Russel Crites - Hillsdale State Park

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    Russel Crites - Hillsdale State Park

    15 Reviews
    18 Photos
    57 Saves
    Hillsdale, Kansas
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Weston Bend State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Weston Bend State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Weston Bend State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Weston Bend State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Weston Bend State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Weston Bend State Park Campground

    4.

    Weston Bend State Park Campground

    30 Reviews
    116 Photos
    181 Saves
    Weston, Missouri

    Welcome to Weston Bend State Park Campground, nestled near the charming town of Weston, Missouri. This place is a gem for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of Kansas City while still being close enough to enjoy its attractions. The campground is open all year and offers a peaceful retreat with plenty of shade and spacious sites.

    The sites here are mostly level with gravel pads, and there's a good mix of back-in and pull-through options. Electric hookups are available, and while there's no water at the sites, you’ll find water spigots scattered around the campground. Firewood is sold on the honor system near the camp host, which is a nice touch.

    One of the standout features is the shower and laundry facilities. They’re clean and well-maintained, with one washer and one dryer available. There are also pit toilets and a sanitary dump station for your convenience. If you’re traveling with pets, you’ll appreciate the dog park with three separate areas, perfect for letting your furry friends stretch their legs.

    For those who enjoy hiking, the park offers several trails, including some paved ones, and a scenic lookout point. The historic town of Weston is just minutes away, offering a delightful mix of pubs, restaurants, and parks. It’s a great spot to explore if you want a break from the campground.

    Visitors have praised the campground for its tranquility and spacious sites. Whether you’re in a tent, RV, or looking for a bit of glamping, Weston Bend State Park Campground has got you covered. So pack your bags, bring your sense of adventure, and enjoy a stay at this lovely campground.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $12 - $48 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Clinton State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Clinton State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Clinton State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Clinton State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Clinton State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Clinton State Park Campground

    5.

    Clinton State Park Campground

    34 Reviews
    82 Photos
    105 Saves
    Clinton Lake, Kansas

    This recreation area is part of Clinton Lake

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $10 - $65 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Crow's Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Crow's Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Crow's Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Crow's Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Crow's Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Crow's Creek Campground

    6.

    Crow's Creek Campground

    26 Reviews
    36 Photos
    174 Saves
    Smithville, Missouri

    415 camp sites are available at Crow's Creek Campground. Both tent and RV sites are available with several including electrical hook-ups. Loop A offers sites that are designated for our equestrian campers. Playground conveniently located in center of campground. Many sites are located along the shoreline with easy access to walking trails. Shower and laundry facilities are conveniently located in the campground. Many sites are located along the shoreline where you could bank your boat at your own risk. Firewood and bagged ice are available for sale while camp hosts are on duty. All sites have a picnic table and a fire ring with grill.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Watkins Mill State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Watkins Mill State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Watkins Mill State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Watkins Mill State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Watkins Mill State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Watkins Mill State Park Campground

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    Watkins Mill State Park Campground

    34 Reviews
    58 Photos
    202 Saves
    Excelsior Springs, Missouri

    Welcome to Watkins Mill State Park Campground, nestled near Lawson, Missouri. This spot is a gem for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle and enjoy some peace and quiet. The campground is open all year and offers a range of accommodations, including tent sites, RV spots, and even glamping options.

    One of the standout features here is the spaciousness of the sites. You won't feel like you're on top of your neighbors, which is a big plus. Each site comes equipped with a fire pit and picnic table, making it easy to settle in and enjoy the great outdoors. The roads throughout the park are newly paved, perfect for a leisurely walk or bike ride.

    For those who need a bit more comfort, the campground offers electric hookups, clean showers, and bathrooms. There's also a sanitary dump and water hookups available. Pets are welcome, so feel free to bring your furry friends along for the adventure.

    If you're into fishing or kayaking, the park's lake is a great spot to spend your day. And don't miss out on the biscuits and gravy at "The General Store" just down the road—it's a local favorite.

    Visitors have praised the helpful and friendly staff, who go out of their way to make your stay enjoyable. Whether you're here for a weekend getaway or an extended stay, Watkins Mill State Park Campground offers a serene and accommodating environment.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $12 - $42 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Kansas City East-Oak Grove KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Kansas City East-Oak Grove KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Kansas City East-Oak Grove KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Kansas City East-Oak Grove KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Kansas City East-Oak Grove KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Kansas City East-Oak Grove KOA

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    Kansas City East-Oak Grove KOA

    18 Reviews
    24 Photos
    50 Saves
    Oak Grove, Missouri

    Kansas City East-Oak Grove KOA is a solid spot for a camping trip near Oak Grove, MO. This place is open all year, so you can swing by whenever the mood strikes. It's got a bit of everything: tent sites, RV spots, cabins, and even some glamping options if you're feeling fancy.

    One thing folks really appreciate here is the friendly staff and clean facilities. The bathrooms and showers get a thumbs up from most visitors, which is always a relief when you're on the road. Plus, it's super convenient being close to the interstate, though you might catch some traffic noise. But hey, that's the trade-off for easy access.

    Families will find plenty to keep the kids entertained. There's a playground, a bounce pad, and even a mini-golf course. If you're traveling with pets, you'll be glad to know there's a nice doggie playground too. And for those who love a good campfire, fire pits are available at the tent sites.

    If you're just passing through, this KOA is perfect for an overnight stay. It's easy to get to, and the sites are level, making setup a breeze. There's also a market on-site if you need to grab any essentials.

    In short, Kansas City East-Oak Grove KOA is a convenient and comfortable stop with friendly vibes and plenty of amenities to make your stay enjoyable. Whether you're just stopping for the night or planning a longer stay, it's got you covered.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Bloomington East - Clinton Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from Bloomington East - Clinton Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from Bloomington East - Clinton Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from Bloomington East - Clinton Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from Bloomington East - Clinton Lake
    Camper-submitted photo from Bloomington East - Clinton Lake

    9.

    Bloomington East - Clinton Lake

    21 Reviews
    43 Photos
    42 Saves
    Lawrence, Kansas

    Overview

    Bloomington East Park includes Cedar Ridge, Hickory/Walnut, and Oak Campgrounds, Ash and Elm Group Camps, and Bloomington Beach Picnic Shelters. The park is located just west of Clinton Lake, between the Rock Creek and Wakarusa River arms of the lake, and offers several different recreational options. Within Bloomington East Park, visitors have the opportunity to reserve picnic shelters and campsites, both for group camping and individual family camping.

    Recreation

    Bloomington Beach has a large sandy beach for swimming. Bloomington Beach requires a day use fee, for non-campers, between May 1 and September 30. There are horseshoe pits, sand volleyball courts and playgrounds located several places in Bloomington East Park, making it the perfect spot for families. Clinton Lake offers opportunities for boating, fishing, canoeing, jet skiing, swimming and countless other water sports, making it the main attraction in Bloomington East Park. The lake's fish and wildlife resources provide sightseers, fishermen, and hunters, ample opportunities for their sports, and Clinton Lake is well-stocked with crappie, walleye, channel catfish and white bass. Bloomington East Park has three boat ramps within a short driving distance of the campgrounds. These boat ramps (#5, 6 and 7) do require a day use fee, for non-campers, between April 1 and October 31. Visitors enjoy viewing bald eagles, white-tailed deer, Canada geese, wild turkey and other wildlife in abundance at Clinton Lake. Three trail systems are located around Clinton Lake, including the North Shore, South Shore and the George Latham Trails. All offer hiking, biking and equestrian opportunities within a 20 minute drive.

    Facilities

    Bloomington Beach has a large sandy beach for swimming. Bloomington Beach requires a day use fee, for non-campers, between May 1 and September 30. There are horseshoe pits, sand volleyball courts and playgrounds located several places in Bloomington East Park, making it the perfect spot for families. Clinton Lake offers opportunities for boating, fishing, canoeing, jet skiing, swimming and countless other water sports, making it the main attraction in Bloomington East Park. The lake's fish and wildlife resources provide sightseers, fishermen, and hunters, ample opportunities for their sports, and Clinton Lake is well-stocked with crappie, walleye, channel catfish and white bass. Bloomington East Park has three boat ramps within a short driving distance of the campgrounds. These boat ramps (#5, 6 and 7) do require a day use fee, for non-campers, between April 1 and October 31. Visitors enjoy viewing bald eagles, white-tailed deer, Canada geese, wild turkey and other wildlife in abundance at Clinton Lake. Three trail systems are located around Clinton Lake, including the North Shore, South Shore and the George Latham Trails. All offer hiking, biking and equestrian opportunities within a 20 minute drive.

    Natural Features

    Congress authorized Clinton Lake in 1962, and the finished reservoir was filled in 1980. While the Dam and Reservoir were originally built for flood control, the area has now become a recreational oasis for millions of visitors to enjoy the beautiful green Kansas backdrop. Clinton Lake's beautiful setting of steep bluffs, wooded shoreline and clean water is unequaled among Kansas lakes. Shoreline development has been limited in an effort to preserve as much of the natural setting as possible. Clinton Lake spans 8 miles up the Wakarusa Valley and covers 7,000 surface acres. If the lake ever approaches the top of its flood pool, an additional 5,800 acres will be covered, extending the area to 13 miles along the valley floor.

    Nearby Attractions

    The Visitor Center, located on the northwest side of the dam, has several informative displays covering topics such as the history of the area, reasons for the dam and the wildlife in the area. The Clinton Lake Museum, located within Bloomington East Park, has several informative displays covering topics like the history of the region and the Underground Railroad. The cities of Lawrence and Topeka are within a 30 minute drive.

    Charges & Cancellations

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $14 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Kansas City West-Lawrence KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Kansas City West-Lawrence KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Kansas City West-Lawrence KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Kansas City West-Lawrence KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Kansas City West-Lawrence KOA
    Camper-submitted photo from Kansas City West-Lawrence KOA

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    Kansas City West-Lawrence KOA

    12 Reviews
    30 Photos
    26 Saves
    Lawrence, Kansas

    Welcome to Kansas City West-Lawrence KOA, a convenient camping spot near Lawrence, KS. This campground is open all year and offers a mix of tent, RV, cabin, and glamping accommodations. It's a great place to regroup, especially if you're traveling with kids or pets.

    One of the standout features here is the friendly and helpful staff. They'll even drive you right to your campsite, so you don't have to worry about finding it yourself. The campground is clean and well-maintained, with amenities like a pool, a playground, and a laundry room that’s easy to use. If you're traveling with kids, they'll love the various activities available to keep them entertained.

    For those who need to stay connected, the sites come with water and electricity hookups, and there's even a place to charge your electronic devices. The campground is also big-rig friendly, making it a good option for RV travelers.

    However, be prepared for some noise. The campground is close to railroad tracks, and trains pass by frequently, especially at night. Some visitors have mentioned that the train horns can be quite loud, so you might want to bring earplugs if you're a light sleeper.

    Despite the noise, many campers appreciate the proximity to downtown Lawrence, where you can find plenty of dining and shopping options. The campground also offers pizza delivery and firewood, adding a nice touch to your stay.

    Overall, Kansas City West-Lawrence KOA is a convenient and family-friendly spot with plenty of amenities to make your stay comfortable. Just be ready for those train horns!

    • Electric Hookups
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Cabins
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
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