Lake of the Ozarks State Park

Kaiser, Missouri



Kaiser, Missouri
Phone: (573) 348-2694

Sites: 182
Recent Rate: $24 6/2016

Latitude: 38.078365629967
Longitude: -92.570028305054

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access ?
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets no
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • RV Wash RV Wash no
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral yes
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip yes
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking yes
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water no
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service no
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • yes-lake Waterfront Waterfront yes-lake
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping yes
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) yes
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access yes
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp yes
  • Marina Marina yes
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals yes
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking yes
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit yes
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre yes
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake yes
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

Review Details

Ratings overview

14 Reviews

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $26.00
Overall Rating:      

Really nice site but wish it was a full hookup. It was electric only. We really like this campground. No parties, mostly families. No mosquitoes, very clean. Well marked campsites. We camped at Lake of the Ozarks State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
147
Site Surface
Concrete, Grass
Site Type
Back in
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Lots to do here. Playground, beach and trails. Fishing and boating. Beautiful area. Campsite is spacious and clean. Paved roads and lots and lots of deer on the road in. Poor cell service which can be a plus! Get directions in advance. Our phone navigation led us down a crazy dirt road that led to the lake not the campgrounds.

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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $23.00
Overall Rating:      

Lake of the Ozarks State Park is a large park with many campsites. There are a lot of beautiful sites right on the lake, however you need to make reservations early. Our site was shady and nice for just the two of us, but one side of the camper was very close to the neighboring site. This was the side away from our table and fire pit so it was not an issue when we were outside, however after bedtime it felt like we were right in the middle of their campsite since we were so close. For anyone wanting more primitive sites there are many large camp sites. Our restrooms and showers were clean and well kept, but one of the older facilities in the park. Sometimes we would use the newer facilities, but it was necessary to drive to there. This park has a couple of yurts in the camping area. Further away there are cabins. These take about an extra 10 to 15 minutes to get to. There is a camp store at this park where you can purchase some very basic supplies, fountain soda and ice cream but there hours are limited. Many trails are available. This year there were many deer to see. Be careful driving the curvy road into the park. Often we saw deer right on the edge of the road. The staff at this park were very friendly and helpful. Plenty of rangers and Missouri staff were around as well as many campground hosts. We camped at Lake of the Ozarks State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
Loop 1 - site 21
Site Surface
Concrete, Asphalt, Gravel, Dirt, Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $24.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a great state park--perfect for families. Lots of play space, good playground, a swimming beach, trails, etc. We have stayed here for many 3-5 day get-togethers with family. Always have plenty of room for extended family get-togethers. Usually stay near the water and fish right from our site. Lots of shade--so a good place to be on hot Missouri summer days. The only thing that would make it better would be to have water and sewer at each site. We camped at Lake of the Ozarks State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
Section 4--ADA Site
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Park is about 20 min. from stores and shopping. Wise to stock up before getting to camp. Does have a small camp store for ice, fire wood and basic groceries.

Shower rooms are well cared for--cleaned morning and night. Good water pressure, plenty of warm water. Nice parking area at each one if you don't want to walk to the shower rooms.

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $23.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a beautiful, large park located on the Lake of the Ozarks. The sites do not have full hookups but a dump station and fresh water are available. The pads are mostly asphalt although many were concrete. Some of the primitive sites were lightly graveled. Most sites are heavily shaded and fairly level.

Cell service was good at our spot (#37) but friends staying down next to the lake had no service. Television reception will also depend on the range of your antenna, altitude and trees.

The size of the lots is huge. They are well planned out and offer a large buffer zone between sites. The handicapped spots were very level, scenic and concrete paved.

In addition to camping, there are trails to hike, a boat ramp, horse rides and both covered and open picnic areas.

We had never been to this park before and were very impressed. There are a few state parks near our home and they are nice but do not offer nearly as many amenities as Lake of the Ozarks State Park. We camped at Lake of the Ozarks State Park in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
Section 2 Lot 37
Site Surface
Concrete, Grass
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tips for other Campers:

Hiking trails, horseback riding, and boating on-site. Outlet mall, helicopter tours, parasailing, go-karts, golf and mini-golf all within 20 miles.

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Review Count: 185
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 25

Date of Stay: September, 2014 - $19.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a beautiful park. The best sites are down on the lake but I needed Wi-Fi (no Verizon service) so I stayed close to the gate, where it is available. It's a huge park with trails and many camping loops. Would love to come back and stay longer to explore. We camped at Lake of the Ozarks State Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 35
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 11

Date of Stay: June, 2013 - $21.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice area, convenient to Lake, shopping, food. Friendly camp hosts, will assist in directions and info. WiFi only at front gate, or sites closest to same. We camped here before massive tourist rush, so was not crowded at all. When summer comes I would avoid. Bathrooms usable, but not as nice as should be due to Missouri state budget cuts. Rate reflects senior discount. We camped at Lake of the Ozarks State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: May, 2013 - $19.00
Overall Rating:      

if you wish to be near the water then select region 4, sites 139 and 157 to 159 are the prime locations. Good power and water. Yes, the roads are narrow and you need to drive very slowly but it is worth the effort. Lots of shade but also a lot of ticks. Sad that we were here a few days before Memorial Day and none of the stores or any of the sights were open yet. Felt very safe here. The host families and rangers toured on the hour. It was a very quiet park and within walking distance to the marina and beach area. Great view of the lake. This park is for everyone no matter what type of camping style from tents to RV's. Lots of trails and easy biking routes. We camped at Lake of the Ozarks State Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 8
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: May, 2011 - $21.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice campground with lots of shade, but the roads are narrow. Drive very carefully. We were unable to get into our reserved site because of trees and narrow roads. I recommend sites 148-151 for large rigs. They are on a wider road and in the open (unfortunately no shade). We stayed 5 nights and we would return! We camped at Lake of the Ozarks State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 27
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2009 - $19.00
Overall Rating:      

We camped here for 5 days. Upon arrival, our reserved campsite proved to be unacceptable. Despite assurances when I made reservations, we could not get our 40 foot motorhome into the pull through. Since the park was not crowded, we found a back in site that was acceptable. The rest rooms and showers were very old and in desperate need of basic care and cleaning. We really enjoyed our stay here otherwise. We camped at Lake of the Ozarks State Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 21
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2008 - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

The campground is getting a little old and could use a some TLC. If you have a long trailer, 32 ft or longer, some of the turns are a little tight. You will see some of the scrapes on the trees from people who were not paying attention. The bottom loop is closest to the lake and the swimming area which makes walking a great option. There are plenty of things to do in Osage Beach if you are tired of playing in the lake. We camp here every year and we have no reason not to return next summer. We camped at Lake of the Ozarks State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2008 - $16.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice clean campground. Sights were large. Lots of shade. Beautiful State Park. It was tick season so we had lots of ticks on us but it didn't take away from the enjoyment of the park. We had a nice sight but I wish we would have been closer to the water. We were in campground 2. I think campground 3 or 4 is closer to the water. We camped at Lake of the Ozarks State Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 9
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2007 - $16.00
Overall Rating:      

Awesome state park. Many sites are right on the lake, others nearby. Most sites reserved in advance, but we were able to drive onto one within 100 yards of water (midweek). Plenty of hiking trails in the park. Marina for launch or rentals very close. Swimming beach was great with sandy shores with nearby trees. Highly recommended. We camped at Lake of the Ozarks State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 27
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2007 - $14.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed up on the hill in the non reserve sites. Found the sites to be paved and level. Sites had fire pits with concrete patio with nice table with extension to place grill on table. Found the restrooms where the showers were located to be very clean. You can rent a boat at the Marina for a couple of hours or more and do the Aquatic Tour We camped at Lake of the Ozarks State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 12
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: October, 2005 - $14.00
Overall Rating:      

One of our most favorite state parks. You can't beat the beauty of nature here, any season. Excellent weekend campfire programs, but they are fewer as the season closes; electricity and water get shut off Nov 1. Fishing is excellent. Basic sites down on the lakefront, it is usually rowdy down there on the weekends. Beautiful lakefront sites. Some sites can be difficult to get into due to trees or ditches on the roadsides. We camped at Lake of the Ozarks State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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