Places to Camp near Platte City, MO

Searching for the best camping near Platte City, MO? Platte City is a great camping destination for everyone. There are tons of nearby hikes, adventurous activities, and sights to see. You're sure to find the perfect spot for your Missouri camping adventure.

Best Camping Sites Near Platte City, MO (84)

    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
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    1.

    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 Crow's Creek Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Crow's Creek Campground
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    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 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 Blue Springs Lake Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Blue Springs Lake Campground
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    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

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    Camper-submitted photo from Basswood Country RV Resort
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    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 Smiths Fork Recreation Area Camping
    Camper-submitted photo from Smiths Fork Recreation Area Camping
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    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 Wallace State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Wallace State Park Campground
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    Wallace State Park Campground

    31 Reviews
    72 Photos
    161 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 Walnut Grove RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Walnut Grove RV Park
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    Walnut Grove RV Park

    13 Reviews
    21 Photos
    63 Saves
    Mission, Kansas

    10 minutes for downtown KC., MO. and 15 minutes from Overland Park, KS., Walnut Grove RV Park offers a total of 50 lots. We are not a resort, so we don't have pool or activities. You stay here so you can do all those things in the city around us. Amenities include hot showers, clean restrooms, laundromat, dump station, dog park, both 30 and 50 amps sites are available with full hook-ups at each lot. WiFi internet service is available from edge to edge of the park! Paved roads lead to our 50 sites, that our staff is more than happy to help get you in and out of with ease! Along with the historical attractions, there are also several Casino’s near the park; Harrah’s, Argosy, Casino KC and Hollywood Casino. All are located within a 15 minutes drive! Maps and Brochures are available anytime in the front of the office, or just ask one of our Staff for directions to your destination and they will print you a map on the spot! ALSO, with tournament time rapidly approaching, The National Intramural Softball Fields are located just 5 miles West of the Park on Johnson Drive. If planning to attend a tournament please make reservations EARLY. We wish to accommodate everyone, but with conventions and special events, we ask that you make your reservations as much in advance as possible, with only 50 lots, a prime location, and our rock-star staff, we have a tendency to fill up FAST! 65′ Max RV Site Available Length

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

    $62 - $131 / night

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    Camper-submitted photo from Riverfront Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Riverfront Park Campground

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    Riverfront Park Campground

    5 Reviews
    3 Photos
    38 Saves
    Leavenworth, Kansas

    The campground has 13 pads for RVs, trailers, or tents (all with electricity).

    Restrooms and shower house are available for paid campers who have paid the key deposit. There are two water hook-ups in the campground. We ask that you bring a hose splitter and hose to hook-up for water at your site. Electrical outlets are 30 amp. We recommend our site for trailers less than 32' long. Campers drag across the railroad tracks if they are longer 32' or longer, and may not make it across.

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

    $15 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Lewis and Clark State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lewis and Clark State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lewis and Clark State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lewis and Clark State Park Campground
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    Lewis and Clark State Park Campground

    8 Reviews
    13 Photos
    28 Saves
    Rushville, Missouri

    The campground at Lewis and Clark State Park has both basic campsites and those with electrical hookups. The level and roomy campsites make it easy to maneuver a large recreational vehicle.

    You are now able to reserve your Missouri State Parks campsite up to 12 months in advance, expanding from the previous six-month window.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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Frequently Asked Questions

What camping is available near Platte City, MO?

According to TheDyrt.com, Platte City, MO offers a wide range of camping options, with 84 campgrounds and RV parks near Platte City, MO and 2 free dispersed camping spots.

Which is the most popular campground near Platte City, MO?

According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular campground near Platte City, MO is Weston Bend State Park Campground with a 4.5-star rating from 30 reviews.

Where can I find free dispersed camping near Platte City, MO?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 2 free dispersed camping spots near Platte City, MO.

What parks are near Platte City, MO?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 11 parks near Platte City, MO that allow camping, notably Perry Lake and Clinton Lake.