Lane Spring Recreation Area

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Over look of Lane Spring viewing area

This recreation area provides a nice setting along Little Piney Creek and a scenic patio overlooking Lane Spring. It also provides a large accessible picnic area with two pavilions that can be reserved through the National Recreation Reservation website. The campground provides 18 sites with tables, tent pad, lantern post, and fire ring. Six of the sites are accessible and have electric hookups.There is also one double group campsite, opportunities for Trout fishing, and 2 short hiking trails available.Click on the Brochure or Guide for a printable copy.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Day Use Open March 1 through October 31; Campground Open April 1 - October 31. Campers only in campground after 10:00 PM. Entrance gate may be closed from 10 pm to 6 am.
Fees Day use fees are $2 per car; $10 per bus. Camp sites $8.00 and $16.00 for group sites. Electric sites $15. Pavilion rental $34. No day use fee for holders of Senior, Access, or Annual Interagency Passes. Annual MTNF day use passes are $20.
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Rolla, MO
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From Rolla, MO go 12 miles south on Hwy 63; turn west onto Forest Road 1892 (marked by entrance sign). Follow this road 1.5 miles to recreation area.


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

This campground has 18 accessible individual campsites. Six of these sites have electricity. Seventeen are single campsites, accommodating up to 2 vehicles and/or 8 persons. One site is a double or group site that can serve up to 16 people.  Most of the sites are traditional back-in sites; one is a pull-through site. Each site has a table, lantern post and a fire ring. The vault toilets are accessible and water hydrants are centrally located.

RV Camping

Can accommodate up to 34' RVs. Electrical hookups available at this location. No water or sewer hookups available.


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Nature Viewing

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Water Activities

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