Once roaming the grasslands of North America in herds, bison in ther natural habitat make for a captivating viewing experience at Prairie Campground, where much of the less-than-one-percent of the tallgrass prairies remain. The campsites rest in peaceful nooks under the shade of trees, and panoramic vistas of swaying grass and ever-changing wildflowers are simply awaiting you and your friends to add this place to your list of “amazing outdoor experiences”.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers
3 sites
Up to guests per site
Park at listing
No wheelchair access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Picnic table available


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Jillian Z.
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October 25th, 2016

There will be 3 miles of grave road, with prairie on each side of you. Be aware of the animals that may pass through as you travel to the campsites. There are signs to indicate where to go that are well marked. You can pick out of four campsites to choose from, each quite large with a fire pit and a picnic table. Restrooms are available between campsite 3 and 4. If you want to hike, there is a hiking trail passed the visitor's center about 1 1/2 miles from the campsites. Embrace the sounds of nature at hand, as you will hear the coyotes, raccoons and other creatures of the night. Bison is another encounter you will see while staying here. Head over to the visitors center if you want the exact location of them.

Prairie State Park
United States
Phone Number
(417) 843-6711
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Official Website
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37.524° N, 94.568° W
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Tent Only - Group: 1 Site
(Up to 20 people per site)
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Tent / Van: 2 Sites
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