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About Cape Fair

Cape Fair is a spacious and shady campground that sits along the James River Arm of Table Rock Lake.

Perfect for water and nature lovers alike, Cape Fair campground provides a scenic escape in the beautiful foothills of the Ozark Mountains.


Whether on water or land, Cape Fair Campground offers visitors countless recreational activities. But above all, this is a fisherman's favorite--Its location on the upper James River Arm affords visitors the opportunity to be near some of the best fishing action on Table Rock Lake. With plenty of campsites located right near the water's edge, visitors don't even have to leave the campground to find excellent fishing along the campground's spacious shoreline. For visitors looking to get out on the water, the Cape Fair Boat Dock and Marina can service all of your boating needs, including fuel, storage and equipment rentals. Popular activities include water skiing, wakeboarding and tubing on the bright blue waters of Table Rock Lake. A large swimming beach is located on the left side of the campground, within walking distance of a picnic area. Visitors can make a day of picnicking by the water, soaking up the sun and cooling off in the lake. Table Rock Lakeshore Trail, about 2 miles long, runs from the Dewey Short Visitor Center to the Table Rock State Park Marina. During the spring hikers will see dogwood, serviceberry and redbud trees in bloom as well as many wildflower species. During the autumn months, visitors are treated to nature's colorful fall foliage. The trail also offers beautiful views of Table Rock Lake. Other hiking and mountain biking opportunities are available at the Mark Twain National Forest, parts of which are easily accessible from the campground. Click here for more information.


Cape Fair Campground offers 45 reservable campsites, along with one large reservable group picnic shelter. With a good number of sites along the waterfront and almost all sites offering stunning views of the lake, visitors can't go wrong with Cape Fair Campground.
Amenities like hot showers, drinking water, a dump station and electric hookups create a comfortable camping experience. While a large swim area, boat ramp, playground and marina provide the perfect everything you need for endless family-friendly entertainment.

Natural Features

Table Rock Lake is a beautiful body of water surrounded by a forest of oak and hickory trees. Its waters wind down through the valleys and hollows of the Ozark Mountains, from Branson, Missouri to Eureka Springs, Arkansas.

More than five million visitors per year take advantage of this recreational oasis. Originally built for flood control, the Table Rock Dam has created a lake that boasts 779 miles of shoreline for the public to enjoy.

Nearby Attractions

The Dewey Short Visitors Center is located at the south end of Table Rock Dam. It offers three educational films focused on the history of the dam, the story of Lewis and Clark and the history of eagles and their endangerment in the state of Missouri.

The visitor center also contains exhibits on the natural history of the area. Those visitors arriving by boat can take advantage of the courtesy dock.

Cape Fair Campground is about 25 miles from Branson, Missouri, which offers grocery stores, gas and additional tourist attractions.

ADA Access: N

Fee Info
Gate attendants are happy to help you with your inquiries, but cannot make reservations over the phone. Please call (877) 444-6777 for reservations.
$16.00 - $50.00
US Army Corps of Engineers
Drive In
Walk In
Hike In
Boat In
ADA Accessible
Alcohol Allowed
Drinking Water
Electric Hookups
Fires Allowed
Firewood Available
Pets Allowed
Phone Service
Picnic Table
Trash Available
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RVs and Trailers
Sanitary Dump
Sewer Hookups
Water Hookups
30 amp Hookups
50 amp Hookups
Pull-Through Sites
Max Length: 72 ft.
Cape Fair is located in Missouri
36.7225 N
-93.5317 W
Get Directions
From Reeds Spring, Missouri, head south on Highway 13 for 1.4 miles. Turn West onto Highway 76 and continue for 8 miles to Cape Fair. Turn southwest onto Lake Road 76-82 and follow signs to the campground.
6 Reviews of Cape Fair
Great Corps of Engineers campground

Nestled on one of the best lakes in Missouri is this clean, family campground. Fairly level sites with quite a few lake sites. Nice boat ramp and swim area. Clean shower houses well located around the camping areas. Only complaint I could find with this location is trying to book an open spot and no full hook up. Loved this camp ground and will come back again.

We Love Cape Fair!!!

June of 2018 has been our third time to camp at Cape Fair.  We love camping right near the water because we can fish, swim, kayak, canoe, boat, etc. here.  Wild life and jumping fish are all apart of the experience.  The camp grounds are well kept and the bathrooms are very nice and clean!!!  We love cooking on their fire pits.  Plus, this campground is close to Silver Dollar City (about 1/2 hr drive) and other points of interest!

Aug Sat stay

we were down at cape fair this last weekend. Very clean. The staff at the docks were very easy to deal with and friendly. we rented at pontoon boat for the day with friends. The bathrooms and showers were extremely clean. Very impressed

Good Camping

Camping is good, boat access is not great, couple courtesey docks, but very narrow. This is the upper end where the James River comes into tablerock lake. Fishing is usually great.

One of my favorite new spots

Camped here last minute to a walk up site. We have a 19' RV. Spots are paved and level, raised above the lake. Gorgeous views and water accessible from our spot. Friendly park attendants and campers! Beach swimming area. Did not use shower/toilet facilities. Water and electric hookups were convenient and picnic table and fire pit were a few steps down from our elevated spot.

First to Review
Peaceful paradise

This parks facilities are superb! Right up on the waterfront, with grassy/sand beach access. Bird watching is great, saw many herons walk by me whole reading a good book. Fishermen pulled theit boats right up to their sites for easy access. Marina is relatively close by.

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