A tranquil retreat from the demands of work and life, Knob Noster State Park is an open oak woodland that has a few patches of prairie along both sides. It offers a variety of activities for young people and the young at heart such, so there is no dull moment, regardless if you are with your family or with your four-legged best friend.
There are organized camps at Camp Shawnee and Camp Bobwhite. The park offers electric, as well as basic campsites for those who are up for the challenge of living a simple life. There are special-use camping areas and group camps for families or a bunch of friends who want to spend the night altogether.
A few of the services offered are a dump station, reservable campsites, laundry, water, and showers. There are small lakes to explore, a nature center, hiking trails where you can take your dogs, and an equestrian trail for those who would like to practice their horse-riding skills.
Whether you are a novice who dabbles in fishing as a recreation or a seasoned fisherman, you will enjoy for hours on end. Responsible pet parents and their furbabies are welcome in all Missouri state parks. It is essential for pet parents to follow the rules to ensure that your furbabies and other park guests enjoy their time.
No more than two dogs should be brought to the campsite and must always be on a leash not longer than six feet. It is very easy for other wildlife and people to become a distraction and keeping your pooch on a leash ensures that everyone is safe. Knob Noster State Park is currently on the lookout for people interested in helping with the park’s historical and archival preservation, so if you are willing do not hesitate to contact the park office.