Missouri Map

Watercress

Contact Info
401 Fairgrounds Road
Rolla, MO 65401

Phone:
573-364-4621
Phone 2:
573-341-7453
Basics
Season:
Year round

Description

You will find 14 single sites and 3 double sites, each with table, lantern post, and fire ring. Drinking water and vault toilets are centrally located. (Flush toilets available Spring, Summer, and Fall.)
Picnicking: Watercress Picnic Area; 9 sites 2 pavilions - Sycamore and Old Hickory -- both have electricity. Reserve either for $25 per day. Call 573-325-4233
Barrier-free restrooms
Boating/canoeing: paved ramps, wooden dock.
Hiking: Songbird Trail. 1.2-mile loop leads to Watercress Spring, passes remains of Civil War earthworks overlooking Current River.
Swimming is a popular summertime activity. No lifeguard on duty.

Details

Season:
Year round
Camping Info
Nightly fees are $8 for single sites;$16 for double sites.

Amenities

Map + Directions

Basic Directions

Take Hwy 60 to Van Buren, MO; turn on Watercress Road to the National Park Service office. Follow the paved road 1/3 mile down to the campground, on the east bank of Current River.


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