REDMAN CREEK RECREATION AREA, MO

Visitors at Redman Creek get a chance to enjoy family picnics, peaceful strolls or a day of boating on Lake Wappapello. The large park is ideal for visitors with a variety of recreational interests, ranging from from tennis to fishing to enjoy the park's scenic overlook. Every...
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** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
*** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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Overview

Overview

Visitors at Redman Creek get a chance to enjoy family picnics, peaceful strolls or a day of boating on Lake Wappapello. The large park is ideal for visitors with a variety of recreational interests, ranging from from tennis to fishing to enjoy the park's scenic overlook.

Every holiday season, Redman Creek hosts the Festival of Lights Auto Tour. Visitors can help decorate campsites and tour the campground to enjoy the festive lights. Other fun events are held throughout the year, as well.

Natural Features:

Wappapello Lake is fed by the St. Francis River and boasts 8,400 acres on a whopping 45,000-acre expanse of public land in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains.

Recreation:

Boaters enjoy the lake's seemingly endless string of secluded coves, lined with wooded shorelines. Water skiing is a very popular activity on the lake, as is fishing and hiking.

Facilities:

The day-use portion of Redman Creek includes the visitor center, four picnic shelters, basketball, volleyball, and tennis courts, horseshoe pits and more. The campground portion provides 109 full service campsites with 50-AMP electric, water and sewer hookups in addition to six non-electric boat-in island camp sites.

Nearby Attractions:

Explore the Johnson Tract Natural Area and Trail and hike the extensive 33-mile Ozark Trail.

Booking Window

BOAT IN

Tue Aug 26 2014 - Sun Feb 22 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC

Tue Aug 26 2014 - Sat Aug 22 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

STANDARD ELECTRIC

Tue Aug 26 2014 - Sun Feb 22 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates
2013
  • Sites 1-40:
    Start Date: 04/05/2013 End Date: 11/03/2013
  • Sites 41-69 & 86-109
    Start Date: 03/22/2013 End Date: 11/03/2013
  • Sites: 70-85
    Start Date: 04/12/2013 End Date: 11/03/2013
  • Site: S01
    Start Date: 04/05/2013 End Date: 10/20/2013
  • Sites: I01-I06
    Open Year Round
  • Day Use Sites: (Except for Site S01):
    Open Year Round.


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    Services and Amenities
    Within Facility
    • Accessible Boat Ramp
    • Accessible Flush Toilets
    • Accessible Playground
    • Accessible Sites
    • Basketball Courts
    • Boat Rentals
    • Drinking Water
    • Dump Station
    • Electric Hookups
    • Entrance Station
    • Fish Cleaning Stations
    • Fishing
    • Horseshoe Pit
    • Hunting
    • Interpretive Trails
    • Picnic Shelters
    • Scenic Overlooks
    • Showers
    • Swimming
    • Tennis Courts
    • Visitor Center
    • Volleyball Courts
    Fees and Cancellation Policies

    Fees and Cancellation

    Fee Information
    Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

    Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
    Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

    Changes and Cancellations
    A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


    Facility Rates*
    Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
    General Season
    Aug 22 2014 -
    Aug 22 2015
    STANDARD ELECTRIC $24.00-$48.00
    GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC $50.00
    BOAT IN $10.00

    *Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
    **Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
    Getting There
    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    36.92278, -90.2875
    36°55'22"N, 90°17'15"W

    From St. Louis: Take I-55 south to Highway 67. Go south and turn left on State Highway D. Take Highway D south for 20 miles and look for signs.

    From Poplar Bluff: Take Highway 60 east to Highway T. Take exit toward Wappapello Lake (north). Continue and look for signs.
    Contact Information

    Mailing Address:

    REDMAN CREEK RECREATION AREA
    10270 HIGHWAY T
    WAPPAPELLO  MO  63966

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (573)222-8233
    ; Project Office: (573)222-8562; Park Ranger: (573)778-5404

    Additional Information
    Special Events

    The events listed here are not intended to be an all inclusive list. Please contact the park for further details.

    • 5th Annual Classic Amphibious Triathlon (ACAT): This event is held on the 4th Saturday in August at the Bill Emerson Memorial Visitor Center. It consists of swimming, cycling, and running. Participants can be individuals or teams with various age categories. This sanctioned event is done in partnership with the SEMO Regional Water Safety Council. on Aug 23 2014
    • Annual 25 Mile Labor Day Weekend Yard Sale: During this holiday weekend, the community pulls together by conducting a 25 mile stretch yard sale Friday through Monday along State Highway T and D at Wappapello Lake. Free setup is allowed on the grounds of the Bill Emerson Memorial Visitor Center via a Special Use Permit. from Aug 29 2014 to Sep 01 2014
    • Wappapello Outdoors Opportunity for Disabled Sportsman (W.O.O.D.S.): This event held at Redman Creek Recreation Area consists of a variety of recreational activities for the mentally and physically challenged. Examples are: boat rides, fishing, archery and pellet shoot, dutch oven cooking, etc... Free to attend. on Sep 13 2014
    • Old Greenville Days: Living history of the 1900's. This event held at the Greenville Recreation Area consists of arts/crafts, rendezvous living history, live musical entertainment (bluegrass, country, gospel, clogging, etc...) and food. Free to attend. from Sep 20 2014 to Sep 21 2014
    • National Public Lands Day (NPLD): Groups, organizations and individuals volunteer to help conduct trail maintenance and cleanup along the shoreline and designated roadways at Wappapello Lake. Check in at the Redman Creek Recreation Area. on Sep 27 2014
    • Annual Mobility Impaired Deer Hunt: Qualified mobility impaired individuals may put in an application for a drawing to be considered for this hunt. If approved by the Missouri Department of Conservation. from Oct 18 2014 to Oct 19 2014
    • Festival of Lights Auto Tour: This Festival of Lights Christmas Auto Tour is held in the Redman Creek East Campground. Businesses, groups, organizations and individuals are encouraged to decorate a campsite. Campsite setup and tour is free. from Nov 28 2014 to Dec 28 2014