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Smith's Fork Campground

Reservations will open March 31, 2023 at 8:00 AM
The campground is open April 1 - October 31

Smith's Fork Campground is a full service, family friendly campground at the Smithville Lake dam. With easy access to fishing, hiking trails, and outdoor adventure.

Reservations for the Haunted Campground weekend open August 1. The Haunted Campground is considered a holiday and requires a 2-night minimum.


Smith's Fork Campground is tucked away in the back of Smith's Fork park.  Each site has electricity, water, and sewer connections.  There are restrooms and a shower house on site.  The campground is open April 1 to October 31.  Reservations may be made during the season by clicking the RESERVE A SITE HERE button above. 

Camping Fees & Information: 

  • All sites.  Forty dollars ($40.00) per night

  • All campers are subject to a five dollar ($5.00) charge for vehicles in excess of the primary tow vehicle and towed vehicle.  

  • Ice is available to purchase for $4.00/bag

  • Firewood is available to purchase for $8.00/bundle

  • Registration with the campground host is required before camping.

  • By camping at Smith's Fork Park Campground, the registrant and all guests acknowledge all campground rules and agree to abide by each rule.

  • Campground facilities are reserved for registered campground guests only

  • Maximum length of stay is 30 days in any consecutive 60-day period

  • Check out time: 10 am

  • Check in time: 1pm

  • Quiet hours:  10pm through 7am

  • No refunds 


Smith's Fork Campground Policies

  • No electrical converters or pigtails of any kind are allowed

  • Parking allowed on gravel areas only, no parking on the grass.

  • Minimum stay for a recognized holiday is three (3) nights. Stays during a recognized holiday can only be cancelled as a whole, not in parts. Recognized holidays are: Memorial Day, Labor Day and Independence Day when it falls on a weekend, and the Haunted Campground Event. 

  • One camper and one tent per site OR two tents per site.

  • Tents must be placed within 25 feet of the camp pad.

  • Campfires allowed in the fire rings ONLY.  No campfires after midnight.

  • The consumption of alcohol will be allowed in campsites only.

  • Alcohol consumption will be limited to individuals 21 years of age or older.

  • Obey campground traffic regulations and observe one-way traffic patterns.

  • Keep the campground clean by placing all refuse in the trash containers.

  • Do not put trash in campfires.

  • Pets must be kept on a leash no longer than 6 feet.

  • No pets allowed in the park buildings.  Clean up after your pet.

  • No fireworks, firearms or amplified sound.

  • Satellite dishes must be placed within 10 feet of the camping unit.

  • No washing of camping RV, towed trailer or towing vehicle.

  • Golf carts and ATVs are not allowed to be used in the camp ground except those provided by the Smithville Parks Department.


Directions from 169 Highway:  Take Main Street east through historic downtown Smithville approximately 1.25 miles to Litton Way (this road goes across Smithville Lake Dam) head north on Litton Way and take the first left, Smith`s Fork Dr.  Follow to Campground on left. 

GPS Coordinates: N 39° 23.761` W 94° 33.570` 

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