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Pomme de Terre Campground

Pomme de Terre Campground is located in Pomme de Terre State Park, which is in the beautiful Ozark region of Missouri. The state park sits on the shores of the meandering Pomme de Terre Lake, with campsites on both sides of the river. Although this campground is a nature lover's paradise, it's also within driving distance of several major cities. Pomme de Terre Campground is just over a two-hour drive from Kansas City, and a little over three hours' drive from St. Louis.Campsites at Pomme de Terre Campground have water and electric hookups, and there are restrooms and showers for your convenience. Family campsites are available for those visiting the area in large groups, and a marina with a beach allows you to really make the most of the area's water features. There is a picnic area as well as a shelter house for cold or rainy days and a playground on-site for those traveling with kids. The park's camp store is a convenient place to pick up any essentials that you may have left behind.



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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.

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

The Great Outdoors

There are lots of fun outdoor activities to enjoy when RV camping at Pomme de Terre Campground. It is a very popular destination for water sports, and two boat launches make it very easy to get out on the water. It's an ideal place for boating and water skiing, as well as kayaking and canoeing. While out on the boat, it's easy to enjoy some fishing on the Pomme de Terre Lake. This lake contains walleye, bass, crappie, muskie, and catfish. If you don't want to fish from a boat, there is a pier that offers easy access to the water.There are other great places for water sports near the Pomme de Terre Campground too. The Harry S Truman Reservoir is a short drive north of the state park, and it connects to the Lake of the Ozarks. There are several access points along the length of these two bodies of water. The reservoir is an excellent place for fishing all year round. This body of water is particularly well known for crappie and bass, but there are several other species of fish in the water.Motorhome camping here is also great for hikers. There are two hiking trails within the park - one loop on the south side of the lake and one on the north. There are also several conservation areas near the Pomme de Terre State Park with even more hiking trails. The Lead Mine Conservation Area has excellent trails for hiking, horseback riding, and biking. It also has excellent hunting and a shooting range. Other conservation areas nearby include the Mule Shoe Conservation Area and the Sentinel Conservation Area, both of which are known for their hunting.

Exploring The Area

When you book an RV in Hickory County, you'll be close to a variety of exciting things to do. The park is close to the town of Pittsburg on the south side and Hermitage on the north side. Both towns have gas stations and small grocery stores where you can pick up the essentials you need. There are also boat rentals, fishing outfitters, and other outdoor supply retailers located around the sides of the lake. You will also find cafes and pubs where you can pick up a bite to eat.The closest major city to your campsite at Pomme de Terre Campground is Springfield. It is an hour's drive south of the state park, and there are several fascinating things to do here. This area is known for large underground caverns, and you can actually take tram tours of the area. Animal lovers will enjoy the Wonders Of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium as well as the Dickerson Park Zoo.The Nathanael Green/Close Memorial Park is a beautiful botanical garden, and the Springfield Conservation Nature Center has several nature trails and preserved habitats for local animals. History lovers will also enjoy the Wilson's Creek National Battlefield, which is a Civil War battle site. The Route 66 Car Museum, Air & Military Museum, and Missouri Sports Hall of Fame are other interesting attractions worth checking out in this area.If you want to take a more extended day trip while camping in an RV at Pomme de Terre Campground, consider visiting Kansas City or St. Louis. Kansas City is known for its role in jazz history, and even today has a rich culture with live music, art galleries, and great restaurants. St. Louis is known as the home of the Gateway Arch and also has beautiful local parks. Both cities have excellent zoos, art museums, and other fun things to do.


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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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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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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.