MO State Parks to launch enhanced online reservation system

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(KBSI) – Missouri State Parks will launch an enhanced online reservation system Tuesday, Feb. 15.

The new system will be launched at 7 a.m.

Missouri State Parks will not accept new reservations, changes or cancellations from 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 13 through 6:59 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15 in order to complete the upgrade. This includes online reservations at, phone reservations through the call center and reservations made at a state park or state historic site location.

State parks and historic sites will be open under normal, off-season operations during this time.

The new reservation system offers many new features.

  • The ability to buy and send Missouri State Parks eGift Cards
  • Interactive park maps and multiple photos to preview campsites
  • Easy-to-use search function, showing results up to 70 miles from your search area
  • The ability to reserve shelters online
  • The ability to sign up for tours online

As part of the new reservation system, there will be a $2 decrease in reservation fees for reservations made online and a $.50 decrease in reservation fees for reservations made through the call center.

Beginning 7 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15, making an advanced reservation for campsites and group tent areas will result in the following nonrefundable reservation fees.

  • $6.50 for reservations made online at
  • $8 for reservations made through the call center at 877-422-6766
  • Same-day reservations for campsites are accepted and do not incur a reservation fee.

For reservations made with an arrival date beginning Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023, camping rates will increase $2 per night for basic and electric campsites and $3 per night for Electric/Water 50 AMP and Sewer/Electric/Water 50 AMP campsites.

Email or call 800-334-6946 with questions related to the changes.

Visit for more information state parks and historic sites.

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