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ATTENTION: Masters Campground has been closed. The boat ramp, swimming beach, and fishing dock day use facilities will remain open. If you have any questions contact the Stockton Lake Project Office at 417-276-3113.

MASTERS, MO

Photo: MASTERS
Status: Closed through Sun Apr 20 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Masters is a shady campground located on Stockton Lake in the scenic Ozark Mountains of southwestern Missouri. The lake and surrounding landscape offer countless recreational opportunities along its nearly 300 miles of shoreline, providing visitors with many ways to explore one of the most sought-after natural areas in the state.

Natural Features:

The land surrounding the lake contains hundreds of acres of native prairie grasses, rolling hills and thick forests that turn crimson in autumn.

An abundance of wildlife lives both in and around the water, including wild turkey, great blue heron, deer and bald eagles. Visitors can learn about the lake's bald eagles by attending an annual eagle-watching event during the winter.

Recreation:

Boating is always a popular pastime at the lake. Sail boating is especially popular and the lake hosts several races each year. Masters Campground provides a boat ramp for easy access to the water.

The waters of Stockton Lake are home to several species of fish including small and largemouth bass, crappie, white bass, walleye, catfish and sunfish, making it an ideal area for anglers.

Several trails wind around the lake shore and through the landscape. The Stockton Lake Equestrian Trail continues approximately 15 miles between Hawker Point and Orleans Trail Campgrounds.

Facilities:

Masters Park offers 66 campsites, each with a lantern hanging post, picnic table and campfire ring.

Nearby Attractions:

There are three full-service marinas located around the lake, which offer a wide range of services and supplies, including boat rentals, fuel, fishing tackle and restaurants.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Fishing Dock
  • Beach Access
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Entrance Station
  • Fishing
  • Fishing Dock
  • Flush Toilets
  • Picnic Area
  • Pit Toilets
  • Showers
  • Swimming
  • Trash Collection
  • Vault Toilets
  • Water
  • Wildlife Viewing
Know Before You Go
  • Customers may not call the park to make reservations
  • This facility is open year-round
  • Drinking water is available during the reservation season
  • One RV and one tent or two tents per campsite
  • $3 fee for boat ramp from Mar. 1 through Nov. 30
  • Call the park (417-276-6847) or project office (417-276-3113) for more information

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
37.59917, -93.68
37°35'57"N, 93°40'48"W

From Fair Play, Missouri, take State Highway 32 west for 5 miles. Turn left on R.A. Highway and follow for 4 miles, then turn right onto the park access road and follow into the campground..

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

MASTERS
20291 S. HWY RA
FAIR PLAY MO 65649

Phone Number:

Information: (417)276-3113