Fees & Passes

Round Spring campground NPS Photo by ODonnell

NPS photo by Bill O'Donnell

Fees & Reservations

Ozark National Scenic Riverways does not charge an entrance fee!

*Interagency Passes are not available for sale at the park. Please visit NPS Entrance Passes to obtain a park pass.

For specific campgrounds within the ONSR visit Campgrounds and Camping Information

Campground Fees
April 15 - October 15

Front Country Sites (stays are limited to 14 consecutive days):
-Non-Electric Family Site: $20.00/night
-Electric Site: $30.00/night
-Cluster Site: $45.00/night
-Group Site: $140.00/night

Back Country Sites (stays are limited to 14 consecutive days):
-Back Country Campsite: $10/night
-Back Country Cluster Campsite: $25/night
-Back Country Group Campsite: $65/night

Private Campgrounds

There are many privately operated commercial campgrounds around the park. These range from very nice first class places to more rustic. The National Park Service does not recommend, endorse or inspect any of these. These links are provided as a convenience. Click on the town near where you'd like to camp and you'll go to their Chamber of Commerce Camping page:



Van Buren

Picnic Shelters

$30.00 - Day

Picnic shelters may be reserved by calling 877-444-6777. If a shelter has not been reserved for a particular day, it is available on a first come, first served basis without charge. Shelters rent for $30.00 which must be paid in advance. Shelter reservations will be made exclusively online at www.recreation.gov or by calling 877-444-6777. You can reserve up to one year in advance.


Last updated: December 21, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 490
Van Buren, MO 63965


(573) 323-4236
Call (573) 323-4236 for Big Spring Entrance Station, located south of Van Buren, MO. Call (573) 226-3945 for the Alley Spring General Store, located west of Eminence, MO. Call (573) 858-3297 for Round Spring Ranger Station, located north of Eminence, MO.

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