Alley Spring Campground and Camping

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About the Campground

Open all year round. Modern restrooms are open Apr 15-Oct 1. Water is shut off and many restrooms are closed after Oct 1 to prevent frozen pipes Campers will be directed to an open restroom or vault toilet which may be a short distance from their campsite. Canoeing, tubing, swimming, and fishing are popular activities. The town of Eminence is five miles east and offers restaurants, outdoor supplies, horseback riding, and canoe rental ncessionaires. Historic and picturesque Alley Mill and the scenic Alley Spring are nearby. A short walk from the campground leads to a popular swimming area on the Jacks Fork River. The river is crystal clear and spring fed, cool and refreshing on a hot summer day. The campground has flush toilets and free hot showers available. Ranger-led campfire programs are offered in the campground amphitheater during the summer months. Ranger-led interpretive activities are available at the historic Alley Mill. Two picnic Pavilions are reservable for picnics or family reunions. Alley Spring pavilion is near the Alley Mill, and Burr Oak Pavilion is in the picnic area along the river. Ozark National Scenic Riverways has a Firewood Movement Restriction Program in effect to prevent the spread of invasive insects and diseases. If you plan to visit the park, buy your firewood from a local source (within 50 mile radius of your destination) or you may collect 'dead and down' wood in the park. All firewood must be burned before you leave. Nearby Attractions: Alley Spring, Round Spring, Eminence, MO.

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • Amphitheater
  • Beach
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boat Launch Ramp
  • Boating
  • Campfire Programs
  • Campground Host
  • Canoe Rental
  • Canoeing
  • Cold Springs
  • Comfort Station
  • Dump Station
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • Group Camping Facility
  • Group Picnic Shelters
  • Handicapped Access Site
  • Hiking
  • Hiking Trail
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hunting
  • Interpretive Programs
  • Iron Ranger
  • Kayaking
  • Paved Roads
  • Photography
  • Ranger Station
  • Showers
  • Sightseeing
  • Swimming
  • Tubing
  • Water Faucets
  • Wildlife Viewing


General Season
Jun 14 2010 -
Jun 14 2011

Alerts and Important Information Alley Spring Campground will be repaved this summer. The paving will be done in sections, so that the entire campground will not have to be shut down. However various loops will close in the campground for short periods and campers will be asked to choose other sites. A large portion of the campground remains available as first-come-first-serve camping. Reservations must be made 7 days in advance. If you attempt to make a reservation less than 7 days away all campsites will be listed as unavailable. This does not necessarily mean that all are reserved. Group Campsites are TENT camping ONLY. Family campsites are limited to 6 people and a max. of two tents, or an RV and one tent. Some campsites may be available but only on a first come first serve basis. Quiet Hours are from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Pets must be on a leash at all times. CAUTION: Diving from river bluffs is illegal, dangerous and can result in injury or death. The following items are prohibited on the Current and Jacks Fork Rivers: Styrofoam, glass containers, Jell-o shots, beer kegs and beer bongs. Water and 50 amp electric hookups are now available. Be prepared to convert electric if you have 30 amps. There is no sewer hookup, but a dump station is available at the campground entrance. All equipment must fit on site pad. Park vehicles in designated areas only. Groupsites are closed in the Off season. For more information about the park, please call (573) 323-4236 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. week days. or e-mail -

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 21 2010 to Jun 14 2011
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: Alley Spring
Campground Phone: 573-323-4236
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777

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More About Alley Spring Campground

Alley Spring is a campground located in Rolla, Missouri. This is a US Forest Service campground. All reservations can be made by calling 1-877-444-6777.

To find this campground check the map shown above, or enter -91.44972 latitude, and -91.44972 longitude into your GPS device.

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