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Council Bluff Recreation Area

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National Forest


The Council Bluff Recreation Area is perfect for anyone looking to enjoy the outdoors. The Wild Boar Campground and sheltered picnic area, available for individual families or large groups, is next to the largest lake in the Mark Twain National Forest. The area provides ample…

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Group site rates: $25 - $100

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)


For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Water Hookups
  • Big Rig Friendly


6 Reviews of Council Bluff Recreation Area

Ratings Breakdown

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Cheryl M.
Reviewed Oct. 7, 2021

Thumbs up!

Stayed at Wild Boar cg Mark Twain NF. 10/4/21 large sites. All had good shade. Sites 41 and 42 not the best. Beach area closed off season. Dumpsters available, vts clean and stocked. Water shut off. Got there on a Saturday, cg nearly empty. Double and group sites also an option

Month of VisitNovember
Kerri L.
Reviewed Jun. 16, 2020

Basic but beautiful

The campground and lake are both beautiful. It has basic camping utilities. We ourselves like to rough it but unfortunately no fires were allowed...that kinda sucked. People traveling with pets won't be able to stay due to no pets allowed...but other than those down sides it was nice

Stacie E.
Reviewed Aug. 9, 2018

Beautiful area to enjoy!

Great place for a picnic and enjoy the "beach" and swim.

Canoes and kayaks available to rent for a fee.

Clean restrooms and shower house available.

Picnic areas have tables and BBQ pits. Some under small shelters. Most are shaded.

There is a day use fee of $3.00.

You have to park in the…


Council Bluff Recreation Area is located in Missouri


From Potosi, take Highway P south for 10 miles to C Highway junction. Continue on C Highway for less than a mile to DD Highway junction. Turn left on DD Highway and continue for approximately 7 miles to the recreation area entrance.


37.70833372 N
90.94166655 W

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