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Battle of Athens State Historic Site Campground Missouri

Battle of Athens State Historic Site Overview

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Battle of Athens State Historic Site features the site of the most northern battle fought west of the Mississippi during the Civil War. The campground is first-come, first-served and has 29 campsites for tents, trailers and RVS. There are 15 campsites with electric hookups.  The campground has vault toilets and showers. Each campsite has a table, fire ring and lantern post.

Battle of Athens State Historic Site – Area Recreation

In addition to exploring the historic sites, visitors enjoy boating and fishing on the Des Moines River. Other outdoor recreation includes hiking, biking, picnicking and wildlife viewing. Battle of Athens State Historic Site also has several interpretive trails and tours of the battlefield and historic buildings.

You may also be interested in Crowder State Park.

Reservations:

First Come, First Served

Amenities
  • Bathhouse
  • BBQ Grills
  • Campsite Tables
  • Drinking Water
  • Electrical Hookup
  • Fire Pit
  • Fire Rings
  • Firewood Available
  • Gift Shop
  • Grills
  • Pets OK
  • Picnic Tables
  • Restrooms (Vault Toilets)
  • RV Hookups
  • Showers
  • Visitor Center
Activities
  • Archeological Sites
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Boating (non motorized)
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Historic Sites
  • Interpretive Programs
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nature Trails
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • Playground
  • River
  • Stargazing
  • Swimming
  • Visitor Center
  • Walking Trails
  • Wildlife Viewing
Highway CC
Revere, Missouri 63465
660 877-3871
Lat / Long:

40.587824, -91.703398

Campground Map
Best Campsites

1, 3, 4, 12, 14, 15, 16

Regions
Campsite Types
  • RV
  • Tent
  • Trailer
Season:

April – November

Elevation:

693

# of Campsites:

29

# of RV Campsites:

15

Battle of Athens State Historic Site Photos

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Battle of Athens State Historic Site Comments & Reviews

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One Comment on “Battle of Athens State Historic Site”

  1. Mary McCartney says:

    This is one of my favorite campgrounds. I always stay in site #17, but every site is wooded and private. Check out the battlefield and historic buildings as well as the ruins of an old mill.

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