Cobb Ridge Recreation Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Cobb Ridge Campground lies in the center of Chadwick Motorcycle & ATV Use Area. Nearly 80 miles of ATV, motorcycle, or mountain bike trails wind in and out of deep, forested hollows and down long ridge tops. Water hydrants, some electrified sites, tent only sites, flush toilets, showers, and vault toilets are located within the campground.  Sites are available for reservations through, or by calling 877-444-6777; non-reserved sites are available first come, first served.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Year-round. 6:00 AM - 10:00PM; with only registered campers overnight. Check out time: 2:00PM. Quiet Hours are 10:00 PM - 6:00AM. No dispersed camping is available within this campground.  
Fees Nightly camping fees are $10 for single nonelectric sites; $15 for single electric sites.
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Chadwick, Sparta, Ozark, Forsyth
Water: Pressurized Drinking Water.
Restroom: Flush and vault.
Operated By: Forest Service; On-site host will assist you.
Information Center: The Forest Service will be conducting trail work from Trail 171 northeast to Trail 110. Daily closures are possible, watch for signs. For your safety and ours, please follow signs. Work Completed: Major work including re-routes of trails and heavy maintenance has been completed on the following trails: Trail 113 (from 105 to 114), Trails 105, 108, 110, 134, 135 and 135B. Trail 110 is now a trail only – the width of the trail has changed significantly and a gate has been installed at Camp Ridge – please use caution in this area. The ponds near the Family Play Area have also been fenced off to enhance the wetland habitat. Working On: Work will be completed in the Family Play Area by planting wetland species around ponds and installing educational signs. Heavy Maintenance is being completed on Trails 129, 106, and 113 (from intersections of Trail 128B and 108. Implementing the conversion of trails northeast of Trail 110 to single track only.

General Information


From Chadwick, MO, take Hwy 125 south 1.5 miles, then turn right onto Hwy H and continue past Camp Ridge Day Use Area turning right onto Lookout Road to Cobb Ridge Recreation Area



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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Cobb Ridge has 45 developed camping sites.  Five of these are single, non-electric, tent only sites.  Two are pull-through, electric, group sites that accommodate up to three camping units and up to 24 people.  Twelve are standard, single non-electric sites that accommodate up to 8 people, and twenty-five are single electric sites.  Most campsites are accessible to persons with mobility disabilities.  Most campsites are long and wide enough to accommodate at least two motor vehicles and one towed trailer.

RV Camping

Can accommodate up to 34' RVs, with towable trailers. Electrical hookups are available at this location. No water or sewer hookups available. This location has flush toilets and showers available.

Group Camping

2 group camp sites, pull-through with electricity. Each site will accommodate up to 3 camping units 24 person and can be reserved at


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OHV Riding & Camping

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