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Mark Twain State Park

37352 Shrine Rd, Florida, MO 65283-2127
+1 573-565-3440
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Family Camping trip

Had a wonderful time camping with family, even though it stormed for 2 nights the days were... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Eldon, Missouri
Its a huge park with lots of hiking trails!

I have visited this park many many times. There are so many things to do. The trails are well... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Winchester, Illinois
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Nestled in the Salt River Hills of north-central Missouri, Mark Twain State Park gives visitors access to sprawling Mark Twain Lake, as well as unparalleled outdoors activities. The terrain is covered by bluffs overlooking the lake and stands of oak, hickory and maple that are filled with white-tailed deer, turkey and other wildlife. Numerous picnic areas, two four-lane boat ramps and more than six miles of hiking trails with lake views offer something for everyone.
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37352 Shrine Rd, Florida, MO 65283-2127
+1 573-565-3440
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Reviewed yesterday

Had a wonderful time camping with family, even though it stormed for 2 nights the days were beautiful, the campgrounds are wonderfully kept clean, I really appreciate the handicapped camp sites, makes it so much easier.

Thank cgalvani17
Reviewed 5 days ago

I have visited this park many many times. There are so many things to do. The trails are well marked and maintained. You can visit a beach, boat, hike, horseback ride, fish and lots of other things! I would recommend staying a day or two...More

Thank ltldxi
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a Camping Cabin. There in no running water in the camping cabin, so no bathroom. There is a small cube sized fridge, toaster and microwave. There is no coffee maker, so bring your own. The one we stayed in had a very...More

Thank Riverliver531
Reviewed 9 September 2016

This is the second time we've taken a family trip to Mark Twain State Park. We spent the day tubing, wake boarding, and swimming. Even though it was Labor Day weekend, the lake wasn't crowded and most of the boaters were toughtful and considerate to...More

Thank Deborah O
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Very nice place to ride around, camping, boating, state park. Nice place to go on picnics. Well keep.

Thank Karen T
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Went to one of the beaches at Mark Twain Lake and had a great time. The people there were very friendly and there to relax like us. It was a perfect day to hangout and enjoy the sunshine.

Thank Stacy S
Reviewed 4 July 2016

This park is serene, and in some spots you will feel like there are no other people around. We spent a day kayaking the lake, exploring some trails, and enjoying the excellent park station. Believe it or not, all of this cost us nothing in...More

Thank Lorilou F
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Very quiet campground - we stayed in Puma. Clean restrooms and showers but old. Lake is very nice - could see from campsite thru the trees. Very shady

1  Thank judyrb
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

This is a very nice State Park. Missouri is one of the very few states that does not have an entrance fee for State Parks, and camping is very reasonably priced. The Mark Twain birthplace cabin is located within this park. There is a very...More

1  Thank TexasTravelerGoGo
Reviewed 27 May 2016

This state park surrounds the lake, keeping shore traffic to a minimum. Great fishing and awesome marinas!

Thank noahworcester88
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Are there any lake views from campsites? Also is it walking distance to beach from campgrounds?
31 August 2015|
Response from Madamevoodoo | Reviewed this property |
Puma campground had some sites with lake views but they were mostly blocked by trees... But you could still see a lake was close by... My 15 yr old son would walk to the lake but we were at a handicapped sure and never... More
We typically go to table Rock Lake or Bull Shoals lake, can someone tell me if the mark twain water is as clear? We like being able to see our feet and not have the water being so murky.
30 July 2015|
Response from Marge S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I didn't notice the lakes.