State Parks

Ha Ha Tonka State ParkHa Ha Tonka
Located just 5 miles from Camdenton's Town Square is Ha Ha Tonka State Park, where breathtaking scenery, hiking trails, castle ruins, and spelunking await you. This geological wonderland combines caves, a huge natural bridge, soaring bluffs, an interesting assortment of trees, wildflowers and rock formations, and one of Missouri's largest springs that helps feed the lake. Accessible, paved walkways and rugged rocky trails provide adventure for all types of hiking levels. Stretching over 3,700 acres, this wonderland merits a visit to uncover the natural beauty as well as the fascinating story of how the European-style castle ruins became the focal point at the highest point of this Lake-area wonder.


Lake of the Ozarks State Park
Nearby Lake of the Ozarks State Park, Missouri's largest, offers caving as well as a variety of wooded hiking trails on which to walk, run, bike, or ride a horse. Trails from a half-mile to 15 miles provide spectacular views and a closer look at the quieter side of nature.