Camping Options

riverfront-campingMississippi Park R-V Campground

Our Mississippi riverfront location (700 N. Front St) is a very popular spot for avid campers traveling through Missouri. It’s a great spot to relax and enjoy watching boats and barges on the river, do some fishing or bird watching, and enjoy a campfire.  We’re very family friendly and have a large playground for the kids, a shelter house with picnic tables, and a beautiful levee walk for the whole family to enjoy.

For reservations click “Make Reservation,” and for further information – 573-288-4412, option 2scenic-lookout

Camping Fees

20-50 amp electrical services: – $30.00 per 24 hour permit

All 23 camper pads are equipped with a single electrical receptacle which will provide 20, 30 or 50 amps of electricity.

Camping pads #10 – 23 are also equipped with a sewer dump facility.


A camping day is defined as being a twenty-four (24) hour period beginning at 12:00 PM of any given day.

Use of a low powered vehicle such as a golf cart is allowed in the City by permit only.  Low power vehicle permits are per calendar year.  Call 573-288-4413 with your questions.  The form is available for printing.  Low power vehicle registration


ms20park_0252Camping Rules and Regulations

  1. Camping Unit – a camping unit as it arrives at the campground is defined as one(1) of the following:

    • Automobile or station wagon

    • Truck with or without a shelter

    • Bus or Minibus

    • Motor-home

    • Motorcycle – maximum of two (2) per pad

    • Bicycle – maximum of six (6) per pad

    Any of the above may include a towed vehicle; which may be but not limited to a car, truck, traveling-trailer, boat, etc. A maximum of two (2) tents are permitted in addition to the camping unit. The tent or tents must be pitched within the confines of the designated campsite.

  2. Only one (1) camping unit permitted per site or pad.The maximum number of campers using a campsite is six (6).biking-on-riverfront
  3. All animals when outside the camper are to be kept under control at all times on a leash ≤10 feet in length.
  4. Fireworks are prohibited within the campgrounds at all times.
  5. Camping is permitted only in designated areas unless otherwise authorized.
  6. Permits are revocable and non-transferable.
  7. There is a wastewater dump station located at 2nd and College Streets, for your convenience.
  8. Dispose of trash properly.


Another camping option near Canton is Lazy Dayz Campground at 19430 State Highway P.  Be sure to check out their website,,  and their Facebook page.