Autumn is right around the corner! Taking camping trips in your new or used RV during the fall is a wonderful way to enjoy the colors of fall foliage, brisk mornings, cool nights, and a great cup of coffee around the campfire. You also don’t have to travel out of state to enjoy these things! Here are five great places to camp in Missouri this fall.
Thousand Hills State Park
Forest Lake is the big attraction here, offering you fishing and boating opportunities and a beautiful backdrop for the time you spend hiking or mountain biking. Thousand Hills State Park has two campgrounds, which you can check out and make reservations with here.
Graham Cave State Park
If you’re a history buff, Graham Cave State Park is for you! This is a walk through ancient history, and you can explore and learn about the lives of those who lived in the area thousands of years ago. The park has almost 400 scenic acres, so you won’t run out of things to see! Check out the campground here.
Nothing beats an early, cool morning out in your kayak on the lake before the fog has lifted. Lake Wappapello State Park is a nature-lover’s dream. Hit the trails for either a hike or a horseback ride! The modern campground makes a perfect place for a family reunion. Check it out here.
Lewis & Clark State Park
During the Lewis and Clark Expedition, they discovered a lake full of geese. That lake was named after their expedition and is still a favorite for bird watchers today, as it hosts snow egrets, geese, swans, great blue herons, and more. Learn more about Lewis & Clark State Park and its campground options here.
Roaring River State Park
Roaring River State Park is one of Missouri’s most popular state parks for families! There are 7 hiking trails to explore, and if you love to fish, it’s one of three parks in the state stocked with rainbow trout. Plus, there are plenty of overnight stay options! Learn more here.