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Places to Camp near Annapolis, MO

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Annapolis is the perfect place for adventurous campers and RVers. Enjoy the scenic camping, fun activities, and sights and sounds of Annapolis. Get the dirt on all the best camping near Annapolis. Browse campgrounds by amenities, site types, and more.

Best Camping Sites Near Annapolis, MO (137)

  1. Camper-submitted photo from Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park

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    Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park

    55 Reviews
    158 Photos
    443 Saves
    Black, Missouri
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $11 - $32 / night

  2. Camper-submitted photo from Sam A. Baker State Park Campground

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    Sam A. Baker State Park Campground

    47 Reviews
    134 Photos
    133 Saves
    Patterson, Missouri
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
  3. Camper-submitted photo from Taum Sauk Mountain State Park Campground

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    Taum Sauk Mountain State Park Campground

    22 Reviews
    108 Photos
    152 Saves
    Ironton, Missouri

    Taum Sauk Mountain State Park offers basic, walk-in campsites and two special-use camping areas. The campsites allow for tent camping only. Pop-up or other trailers are not allowed.

    Campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis. There is no showerhouse or dump station. Water and a vault toilet are available in the camping area.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • ADA Access
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
  4. Camper-submitted photo from Silver Mines

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    Silver Mines

    16 Reviews
    67 Photos
    85 Saves
    Fredericktown, Missouri

    Overview

    Silver Mines Campground is located on the St. Francis River in the Mark Twain National Forest. It offers a variety of recreational opportunities and abundant historic and geological wonders.

    Recreation

    Parts of the river are available for swimming, while other portions provide good fishing. Whitewater kayaking is a popular activity during the springtime when water runs high. Depending on water levels, the state holds an annual kayaking competition the third weekend of March. The 2-mile Silver Mines Trail follows both sides of the river, leading to various picnic areas. A 1.2-mile trail spurs to a popular conservation area, where visitors can view spectacular rock formations along the river.

    Facilities

    The campground offers dozens of single-family campsites, as well as large group sites, all available for tent and RV camping. Some sites have 30-amp electric hookups. The large group sites can accommodate up to 75 and 100 people. Additional sites are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Picnic tables and campfire rings with grills are provided, as are accessible vault toilets and drinking water. Parking spurs vary from asphalt, to grass, to gravel or dirt.

    Natural Features

    This beautiful area is located along the St. Francis River, the only river in Missouri classified as a whitewater river. It is widely used for kayaking during springtime. The campground is located at a historic mining operation and is known for its Precambrian granite and felsite rocks. A variety of wildlife makes its home in the area.

    Nearby Attractions

    The Millstream Gardens Conservation Area is located eight miles west of Fredericktown, or four miles west of the campground, on Highway 72. It is home to the scenic Tiemann Shut-ins and other spectacular sights along the riverbed.

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

    $50 / night

  5. Camper-submitted photo from Huzzah Valley

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    Huzzah Valley

    11 Reviews
    16 Photos
    21 Saves
    Patterson, Missouri
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $11 - $65 / night

  6. Camper-submitted photo from Marble Creek Rec Area

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    Marble Creek Rec Area

    10 Reviews
    32 Photos
    65 Saves
    Arcadia, Missouri

    Horses are allowed in the trailhead parking area, but not in the campground and picnic areas.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $10 - $20 / night

  7. Camper-submitted photo from Timbuktu Campground — Echo Bluff State Park

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    Timbuktu Campground — Echo Bluff State Park

    35 Reviews
    125 Photos
    172 Saves
    Eminence, Missouri

    The park features a primitive group/special-use camping area with a fire ring and restroom facilities. Call the park for information on how to reserve this area.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
  8. Camper-submitted photo from Big Spring Campground — Ozark National Scenic Riverway

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    Big Spring Campground — Ozark National Scenic Riverway

    23 Reviews
    85 Photos
    76 Saves
    Van Buren, Missouri

    Overview

    In the rolling, forested landscape of Big Spring, two of America's most beautiful spring-fed rivers combine to make up the Ozark National Scenic Riverways. As the first national park area to protect a wild river system, visitors have plenty of scenic water activities to enjoy as well as hiking, horseback riding and wildlife viewing.

    Recreation

    The Current River flows past the campground, offering excellent canoeing, tubing, swimming and fishing. Over 130 miles (209 km) of waterways exist within the park. Canoe and kayak rentals and outfitters can be found nearby. Several miles of hiking and horseback riding trails crisscross the region, include the Alley Overlook Trail, Chubb Hollow Trail, Ozark Trail, Cave Spring Trail and Big Springs Trail.

    Facilities

    This year-round campground has flush toilets and shower facilities available. Picnic tables, fire rings, and grills are provided. Roads and parking spurs are paved. Ranger-led campfire programs are offered in the campground amphitheater during summer months. Reservations are accepted for three different group picnic areas. Be sure to specify which picnic area you desire. Big Spring Group Picnic Site is at the spring; Peavine and Chubb Hollow are along the river.

    Natural Features

    The Ozark National Scenic Riverways is known for its caves, springs, sinkholes and losing streams, and features over 300 identified caves within its boundaries. The caves range in size from a rock overhang to almost seven miles of identified passages. Eight caves, including an open sinkhole, have been designated as outstanding natural features. The Ozark forest is mostly White oak and Shortleaf pine, Missouri's only native pine species. Along the rivers, Sycamore, Cottonwood, River birch and maples are common. Redbud and dogwoods are also abundant, putting on a spectacular show during most spring months.

    contact_info

    This location is unstaffed. To speak with our main office for general information, please call: (573) 323-4236.

    Nearby Attractions

    Scenic Big Spring is the largest freshwater spring in North America and produces an outflow of 280 million gallons a day. Round Spring Cave is nearby, with ranger-guided tours offered daily during summer months. Historic and picturesque Alley Mill and Alley Spring are also nearby. The mill is open daily in the summer and ranger-guided tours are available upon request.

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

    $30 / night

  9. Camper-submitted photo from Big Creek RV Park

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    Big Creek RV Park

    6 Reviews
    7 Photos
    21 Saves
    Annapolis, Missouri

    Our 65 big-rig friendly sites sit on 37 acres in the middle of the scenic Ozark Mountains along the banks of Big Creek. All sites have 30- and 50-amp electric, water, sewer, and cable TV hookups, with free wi-fi throughout the park. Enjoy wading, fishing, and relaxing in the creek, take a swim in the pool, or take the kids to visit our large playground. Other activities include horseshoes, volleyball, mining sluice, arcade, giant checkers, beanbags, and wiffle ball. We also have modern, private shower suites that are wheelchair accessible. We fill propane on site, and have a 24-hour coin laundry. Nearby attractions include Johnson’s Shut-Ins, Elephant Rocks, Black River, Clearwater Lake, and Crane Lake—just to name a few. Visit www.bigcreekrvpark.com or call us at 573-598-1064 for info!

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
  10. Camper-submitted photo from Sutton Bluff Recreation Area

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    Sutton Bluff Recreation Area

    9 Reviews
    19 Photos
    90 Saves
    Black, Missouri

    Overview

    Roomy campsites surrounded by open lawn and natural shading, cool breezes, abundant songbirds and scenic views all await visitors at the Sutton Bluff Recreation Area. The campground is a popular site for those using the nearby designated Sutton Bluff off-road vehicle trails.

    Recreation

    A 20 mile off-road vehicle trail can be accessed from the campground. Permits are required for off-road vehicle use in the area. The Karkaghne section of the Ozark Trail, which is popular among backpackers, hikers and mountain bikers, is accessible from a trailhead less than a mile from the campground. The West Fork of Black River provides access to a serene, slow-moving mountain stream and a natural gravel beach. Visitors enjoy wading in the waters, however the current is not strong enough to enable floating the river. Anglers can enjoy a variety of bass and bluegill.

    Facilities

    The campground offers multiple single-family sites and a large group site that can accommodate up to 32 guests. Each site is equipped with tables and campfire rings with grills, and electric hookups are available for RVs. Accessible vault and flush toilets, hot showers and drinking water are also provided. A group picnic pavilion, equipped with about 10 tables, as well as grills, is perfect for large parties or family functions.Camping Sites #29, #32 and #33 have short parking spaces that are not able to accommodate large RVs/Trailers. Please take this into account when reserving sites.

    Natural Features

    Sutton Bluff is located 13 miles outside Centerville, Missouri, on the Black River. It is nestled among a variety of short-leaf pine trees and shrubs, and a number of campsites sit alongside the West Fork of the Black River.

    Nearby Attractions

    The small mining town of Centerville is located roughly six miles from the campground.

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

    $20 / night

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