Top Pet-Friendly Camping near Lawson, MO

Are you planning a camping trip to Lawson with your dog? We've got you covered. Finding a place to camp in Missouri with your dog is easier than ever. These scenic and easy-to-reach Lawson campsites are perfect for camping with dogs.

Best Pet-Friendly Camping Sites Near Lawson, MO (55)

    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

    1.

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

    2.

    Wallace State Park Campground

    31 Reviews
    72 Photos
    162 Saves
    Cameron, Missouri

    Welcome to Wallace State Park Campground, nestled near Cameron, Missouri. This place is a favorite among campers for its serene environment and top-notch amenities. Open all year round, it offers a peaceful retreat with plenty of activities to keep you busy.

    The campground is divided into several areas, each catering to different preferences. Campground 1 is perfect for tent campers, with heavily wooded sites providing excellent coverage and privacy. If you're bringing an RV, Campground 2 offers spacious sites, while Campground 4 is a bit tighter but still accommodating. For those who prefer a more open setting, Campground 3 has five sites, though it lacks privacy.

    One of the standout features here is the pristine shower house. Visitors rave about its cleanliness, often comparing it to facilities you'd find in high-end restaurants or hotels. It's a shared facility, so you might encounter some lines, especially on weekends, but the quality makes it worth the wait.

    Nature lovers will appreciate the well-maintained trails that connect all the campgrounds and day-use areas. Whether you're hiking down to the small but clear lake or exploring the wooded paths, there's plenty to see and do. Keep an eye out for local wildlife like birds, deer, and even the occasional raccoon.

    For those who enjoy a bit of convenience, the campground offers electric hookups, drinking water, and a sanitary dump. Pets are welcome, and you can even have a campfire, making it a great spot for family outings.

    Overall, Wallace State Park Campground is a fantastic place to unwind, enjoy nature, and make lasting memories. Whether you're here for a weekend getaway or an extended stay, you'll find everything you need for a comfortable and enjoyable camping experience.

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

    3.

    Crow's Creek Campground

    26 Reviews
    36 Photos
    173 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 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

    4.

    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 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

    5.

    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 Smiths Fork Recreation Area Camping
    Camper-submitted photo from Smiths Fork Recreation Area Camping
    Camper-submitted photo from Smiths Fork Recreation Area Camping
    Camper-submitted photo from Smiths Fork Recreation Area Camping
    Camper-submitted photo from Smiths Fork Recreation Area Camping
    Camper-submitted photo from Smiths Fork Recreation Area Camping

    6.

    Smiths Fork Recreation Area Camping

    10 Reviews
    9 Photos
    81 Saves
    Smithville, Missouri

    This recreation area is part of Smithville Lake

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

    7.

    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 Basswood Country RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Basswood Country RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Basswood Country RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Basswood Country RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Basswood Country RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Basswood Country RV Resort

    8.

    Basswood Country RV Resort

    12 Reviews
    44 Photos
    84 Saves
    Platte City, Missouri

    Basswood Country Inn and destination RV Resort in Platte City, Missouri, about 20 miles north of Kansas City, offers 155 full hook-up sites with 30 / 50 amp electric, water, sewer, 24 channels of cable TV, WI-FI and much more. You can also stay in one of several furnished cabins and lodges. They include The Celebrity House with the Truman Suite, Rudy Vallee Suite, Bing Crosby Suite and the McConaughey Suite!

    Amenities and attractions mean Outdoor Theater, a pizza shack, a country store, walking trails, themed weekends and activities, playground, seasonal swimming pool, fitness room, fishing lakes, seasonal live entertainment  and much more… plus, in addition to being close to the bustle of Kansas City.

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

    $56 - $59 / 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

    9.

    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 Campus RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Campus RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Campus RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Campus RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Campus RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Campus RV Park

    10.

    Campus RV Park

    9 Reviews
    22 Photos
    40 Saves
    Independence, Missouri
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $37 - $48 / night

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