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Big Lake State Park

204 Lake Shore Drive, Craig, MO 64437-7181
+1 660-442-3770
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Great stay by the Lake

This was a planned overnight stop . The park is on a lake , the sites closest to the water have no... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tiffany H
via mobile
Nice park, noisy at night

The campground itself is very nice. The sites are flat and large; restrooms/shower houses clean... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kristy R
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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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Cool waters and abundant wildlife make Big Lake State Park a place to get away in northwest Missouri. Visitors can canoe and jet ski on the state's largest oxbow lake that adjoins the park or watch for smooth soft-shelled turtles lazing away the day in the park's marsh. Big Lake is a wetland that migrating birds use as a resting stop, affording bird watchers an unparalleled opportunity to see yellow-headed blackbirds, blue herons, soras and rails. Take advantage of the camping and lodging opportunities while you are there.
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1 week ago
“Great stay by the Lake”
2 weeks ago
“Nice park, noisy at night”
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204 Lake Shore Drive, Craig, MO 64437-7181
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+1 660-442-3770
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a planned overnight stop . The park is on a lake , the sites closest to the water have no hookups the next few rows are 30amp and the last row is 50amp. No water , but they have spigots around . They...More

Thank Tiffany H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The campground itself is very nice. The sites are flat and large; restrooms/shower houses clean. The staff is very nice and helpful. You can rent canoes and kayaks. These are 1st come, 1st serve, and they only have 2 of each. The pool and picnic...More

Thank Kristy R
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Friendly and helpful staff. The park is well maintained. Facilities are clean and in excellent condition. Spacious camper sites. Sites have electric. There is access to potable water and a dump station. Beautiful scenery

Thank Pamela M
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Great camping,food and lodging. Good fishing boating sking. Small town atmosphere with a great area for children.

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

It is a beautiful park but is expensive compared to the corp of Engineers parks. One night we suffered through a noisy neighbor until 2 am. The next night there was a very busy party with a rock band that played until midnight The highway...More

1  Thank jackie l
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Spent 3 days in the premium cabins on the lake. It was super quiet and relaxing. I got to watch the sunset from my porch. The lake is a state park and a village so one side is campgrounds and the other side has lake...More

1  Thank Upzeedaisy
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

We were driving east and just needed a place to sleep the Thursday before July 4 weekend. I found their website and phone number from a travel app and called when we were about an hour away, they had a site! beautiful grassy sites with...More

1  Thank KDF32999
Reviewed 22 October 2014

This state park has been destroyed by flooding 2 or 3 times in the last few years, but they rebuild it and it seems to improve a bit each time. Its a flat park area, with good RV sites (I didnt see water connections, just...More

1  Thank Joyce M
Reviewed 22 March 2012

This place has been flooded so many times that the most attractive thing about the place is that it shows the "Never say Die" spirit of Americans. It is a beautiful place with a great Restaurant, when it is cleaned up and open. Just call...More

3  Thank RoggBeattie_Kansas
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