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Official

Established Camping

Noblett Lake

About

USDA Forest Service

Mark Twain National Forest

Overview

Noblett Lake Picnic Pavilion provides a sheltered place among forests, streams and wildlife, for groups to picnic near Noblett Lake. It is a great location for birding, canoeing and boating.

Recreation

Noblett Lake is a popular location for boating, canoeing and fishing. Only electric trolling motors or non-motorized boats are allowed on the lake. Visitors enjoy the day-use picnic area and the Ridge Runner Trail, a 22-mile remote path that loops hikers through the scenic Ozark Mountains.

Facilities

The pavilion offers seating for up to 75 people. If over 75 people, a special use permit is required; please contact Tray Hall at 417-967-4194. It is equipped with electricity, tables and grills. There is a vault toilet. Trash collection services are provided. There is no water available; visitors must bring their own. There is no overnight camping allowed in the day use area. Dispersed camping (no amenities provided) is allowed in area across from Noblett Trailhead (old Oak Hill camping area) and below dam (old Sycamore Loop camping area). A parking area for the pavilion and the adjacent trail is available.

Natural Features

The pavilion is set in a forest of oak and pine trees, on the Salem Plateau. It is near Noblett Lake and south of the town of Willow Springs.

Nearby Attractions

West Plains, Willow Springs, Cabool and Mountain Grove are the closest towns.

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Location

Noblett Lake is located in Missouri

Detail location of campground

Directions

From Willow Springs, at the junction of Highways 60/63 and 76, take Highway 76 west for about 7 miles. Turn south on Highway 181 for a little over a mile and turn left on Highway Ap for about 3 miles. Turn right on Forest Road 857 and continue about 1 mile to turnoff for the day-use area. The road continues to the Noblett Dam and Trailhead.

Address

1006 S. JEFFERSON STREET
Ava, MO 65608

Coordinates

36.908475 N
92.0966833 W

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.

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

  • Tent Sites
  • Group

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Pets

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Stephanie B.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 25, 2021

NOT A CAMPGROUND

This is not a campground. If you want to camp, DO NOT GO HERE. It is a lovely day use area, but again, IT IS NOT A CAMPGROUND.

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Reviewed Jun. 11, 2016

Noblett lake

This area is good. Its not the best but it will do for amateur campers. There is plenty of wildlife around and a lake not too far away from you. It is around 20 -25 dollars a night. I think this place is perfect for a wedding

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Noblett Lake have wifi?

No, according to campers on TheDyrt.com, Noblett Lake does not have wifi.

Is there cell phone reception at Noblett Lake?

According to campers on TheDyrt.com, Verizon signal is available, AT&T is unknown, and T-Mobile is unknown.

How hard is it to get a campsite at Noblett Lake?

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