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RUARK BLUFF EAST, MO

Ruark Bluff East Campground 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...
Status: Open through Tue Sep 30 2014   Season Dates

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Know Before You Go
  • Reservations are not accepted over the phone
  • The campground is open year-round
  • Drinking water and electric hookups are available during the reservation season, Apr. 16 to Sept. 30
  • One RV and one tent or two tents per campsite
  • $3 fee for boat ramp from Mar. 1 through Nov. 30
  • Park rangers and County Sheriff's Deputies routinely patrol this facility
  • Call the park (417-637-5303) or project office (417-276-3113) for more information
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Overview

Overview

Ruark Bluff East Campground 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. The facility 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:

Ruark Bluff East offers 91 campsites, two shower houses, a dump station, an accessible fishing dock and picnic area. Families also enjoy using the facility's swimming beach and playground.

A boat ramp and beach are conveniently located just outside the entrance to Ruark Bluff East and West parks.

Nearby Attractions:

Several full service marinas are located around the lake, offering groceries, gas, tackle and more.

Booking Window

GROUP STANDARD ELECTRIC

Thu Sep 25 2014 - Tue Sep 22 2015

Reservations must be made 3 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

STANDARD ELECTRIC

Thu Sep 25 2014 - Sun Mar 22 2015

Reservations must be made 3 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

STANDARD NONELECTRIC

Thu Sep 25 2014 - Sun Mar 22 2015

Reservations must be made 3 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Wed Apr 16 2014 Tue Sep 30 2014
Peak Thu Apr 16 2015 Wed Sep 30 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Accessible Fishing Dock
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Accessible Sites
  • Accessible Vault Toilets
  • Beach Access
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Entrance Station
  • Fishing
  • Pit Toilets
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Swimming
  • Trash Collection
  • Vault Toilets
  • Water
  • Wildlife Viewing
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
Peak Season
Apr 16 2014 -
Sep 30 2014
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $12.00-$14.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $16.00-$18.00
GROUP STANDARD ELECTRIC $85.00-$110.00
Peak Season
Apr 16 2015 -
Sep 30 2015
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $12.00-$14.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $16.00-$18.00
GROUP STANDARD ELECTRIC $85.00-$110.00

*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):
37.52222, -93.80528
37°31'20"N, 93°48'19"W

From Greenfield, Missouri, take State Highway H. north for 6.4 miles and turn right onto the park access road. Follow signs into the park area.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

RUARK BLUFF EAST
802 Route H.
GREENFIELD  MO  65661

Phone Number:

Information:  (417)637-5303