Sam A Baker State Park

It only takes a few minutes to fall in love with Sam A. Baker State Park. The cool waters of the St. Francois River and Big Creek frame a wooded setting with trails that range from easy to challenging. Ancient mountains, towering trees, and fresh air are hallmarks of the park. Rustic cabins, a campground, a separate campground for equestrians, and a lodge with good country cookin’ round out the Sam A. Baker experience. With over 5,000 acres, Sam A. Baker is one of the oldest parks in the Missouri state park system. It offers visitors opportunities for camping, canoeing, fishing, and foot and horseback riding trails.

Sam A. Baker State Park
Route 1, Box 113

Patterson, MO 63956-9729

Park Office: 573-856-4411
Lodging/Store: 573-856-4223
Dining: 573-856-4224
Nature Center: 573-856-4514
Camp Fee Office: 573-856-4424