Watercress Campground and Camping

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About the Campground

Located within the town of Van Buren, Missouri. Located adjacent to Current River with boat launch. Boat Ramp available. Located adjacent to the Ozark Scenic Riverways. Max 75 people/site. Parking on gravel or pavement only.

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Boat Launch Ramp
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Rentals
  • River Access
  • Swimming
  • Tubing


Peak Season
Jan 01 2010 -
Dec 31 2010
Peak Season
Jan 01 2011 -
Dec 31 2011

Alerts and Important Information This is a Day-Use Area. There is no overnight camping allowed. Water is not available from Nov. thru at least March due to freezing. Vault Restrooms will be available during the time when water is off. These picnic shelters are for day use only, hours 8am - 10pm. A campground is adjacent on a first come bases only at an additional cost for those desiring camping. Water is available from May 1st thru Nov 1st Vault Restrooms will be available during the time when water is off.

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 17 2010 to Jun 14 2011
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: Watercress
Campground Phone: 573-996-2153
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777

Poplar Bluff, MO

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More About Watercress Campground

Watercress is a campground located in Poplar Bluff, 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 -91.01861 latitude, and -91.01861 longitude into your GPS device.

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