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Binder Campground is a lakeside RV park located on the outskirts of Missouri's historic capital, Jefferson City. Motorhome campers will want to take full advantage of Binder Lake, which is a popular spot for water recreation, including fishing and boating, and there's a boat ramp for easy access to the water. Binder Park also has a playground that will keep your kids entertained during lazy days. This pet-friendly campground in central Missouri is perfect for dogs, as it's located at the biggest city park in Jefferson City. Binder Campground is ideal for exploring Missouri's capital but avoiding the hustle and bustle of the big city.Camping at Binder Campground will provide vacationers with everything they'll need for a great time. This small campground has 17 paved sites, all of which come with full hookups that support 30/50 amp electrics. All sites provide back-in access. Some extra features will help you make the most of the outdoors, including fire rings, grills, and covered picnic tables. Basic amenities offered on-site include laundry facilities, restrooms, and showers.When you book an RV in Cole County, you'll be within touching distance of Jefferson City, as well as some of the best state parks in Missouri. Jefferson City contains some of the best historical attractions in the state. If you want a change of scenery, the city of Columbia is 45 minutes' drive away and offers plenty to do. If you're a fan of nature, you'll love exploring the Missouri River and the many parks along its banks. The Lake of the Ozarks, one of the biggest, most beautiful bodies of water in Missouri, is an hour's drive away.



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Camping with an RV

Camping with an RV

Have you ever wanted to sleep at the foot of a mountain or wake up to the sound of the ocean’s waves gently crashing on the shore? When on a road trip, do you like to stop at every weird and wonderful roadside attraction? Do you ever just want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and get out into the great outdoors? Then renting an RV is definitely for you.

Camping in an RV allows you to adventure on your terms. Whether you’re looking to bond over an open fire with family and friends or you just want to get away for a while, there’s no better way to do it than from behind the wheel of an RV.

How Outdoorsy Works

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Find the perfect RV

Choose your location, dates, and send the owner a request to book.

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Delivery or Pickup

Arrange a pick up time with the owner or have it delivered to your driveway or destination.

Let us help

Most owners have the option to deliver and set up the RV right to your destination.

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Adventure awaits!

Enjoy the freedom of the open road nd the assurance of 24/7 roadside assistance.

After your trip, return the RV to the owner on the same condition you recieved it.

The Great Outdoors

Jefferson City campers will want to explore some of the city's historic outdoor trails. Clark's Hill is the location of a camp where famous explorers Lewis and Clark camped during 1804, and visitors can retrace these intrepid explorers' footsteps through a series of trails. The trails take hikers past Native American mounds that are mentioned in Clark's journal and lead up a hill that provides stunning views of where the Osage and Missouri rivers meet. During this historical hike, visitors should keep an eye out for the park's wildlife, including an abundance of bird species, including downy woodpeckers, American robins, and green herons.Another state park worth visiting during your RV rental vacation near Jefferson City is the Lake of the Ozarks State Park. The Lake of the Ozarks is the largest lake in Missouri, and the state park is tucked away on the lake's eastern side, with miles of forests and plains to explore. The lake is perfect for those looking to cool off on a hot summer day, with two swimming beaches located within the park. Popular watersports include boating, canoeing, and kayaking. The Lake of the Ozarks is also excellent for fishing, and anglers can expect to catch black bass, paddlefish, and crappie in these waters. If you'd prefer to explore your peaceful surroundings, there are several trails ideal for hiking, biking, and horseback riding.If you're looking for some excitement in a peaceful setting, consider traveling north to the Finger Lakes State Park. This state park features over 1,000 acres of woodlands surrounding scenic lakes and was once the site on a coal mining operation. The park is a hotspot for off-road vehicles with many miles of trails for motorcycles and ATVs. There are over ten lakes in the park, many of which are ideal for swimming, boating, and fishing. Catches in these lakes include black bass, crappie, and catfish. Birdwatching is also a favorite pastime, and there are over 150 species in the area, including snow geese, northern mockingbirds, and bald eagles.

Exploring the City

There's a lot of history to explore when you rent a motorhome in Jefferson City. The Missouri State Penitentiary is a former prison that is now open to the public for historical tours. This daunting building is also open for paranormal tours, where you can spend a night exploring the housing units, dungeon cells, and gas chambers, where over 40 prisoners were put to death.There are some great museums worth visiting in Jefferson City. The Missouri State Museum is one of the best museums in the state and features a wide variety of historical exhibits, with over 30,000 items in the museum's collection. Some of the most interesting artifacts include a selection of Civil War flags and arrowheads crafted by native people.While in Missouri's capital, you should plan on stopping by the Missouri State Capitol. This capitol building is built in beautiful Greek Renaissance-style architecture and sits atop a hill overlooking the Missouri River. Visitors can take a 45-minute tour and learn more about the structure's history and see some of the unique features of the building, including a bronze statue of Karl Bitter's signing of the Louisiana Purchase Treaty.


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All towables

Trailer

Trailers for all types of towing vehicles, including SUVs and pickups.

Folding Trailer

Trailers you can tow with passenger vehicles or SUVs. A great way to transform average cars into adventure cars.

Fifth-Wheel

Larger trailers that attach to towing vehicles with a gooseneck extension in the truck bed.

Toy Hauler

Living quarters in the front with dedicated space for hauling motorcycles or other “toys” in the back.

Utility Trailer

All other types of towable trailers.

All drivables

Class C

Popular with small families and first-time RV drivers who want a little more room than a van. Comparable to driving a truck.

Camper Van

The smallest and nimblest of fully enclosed RVs. Drives like a van. Loves posing for Instagram.

Class B

A formal-sounding name for camper van, but just as photogenic.

Class A

Drivers should be comfortable driving bus-sized vehicles and dealing with parking limitations. Great for delivery.

Truck Camper

If you can drive a truck, you can drive a truck camper. Makes roughing it significantly less rough.

Other

All other types of drivable vehicles.

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Questions about RVs?

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What type of RV should I choose?

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Start by determining how many people are planning to travel with you. Going on a solo-journey? Choose a camper van or a teardrop trailer. Bringing the whole family along for the ride? Consider a spacious Class A or five-wheel.

You’ll also want to consider amenities. For example, if you’re planning to cook on the road, you’ll want a kitchenette. If your campground doesn’t have public restrooms, you’ll want to search RVs with bathrooms. Check out full descriptions of our models to help you decide here.


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Do the RVs have bathrooms?

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Yes. Class A’s, Class B’s, and Class C’s and five-Wheels typically have bathrooms. Depending on where you plan on camping, you’ll want to double-check the availability of restrooms if selecting a rig without a bathroom. Nervous about renting an RV with a bathroom? Owners can help show you how to clean the tank or will offer to do it for you for a fee.


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How does check-in work?

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Once an Owner approves your RV reservation, you can coordinate a time to pick up your rig or have it delivered to your doorstep or campsite. At that point, the owner will do a key exchange with you and walk you through the RV and answer any questions you might have.