Know Before You Go Camping in Missouri

The Needs:

Missouri Camping at Ozark Outdoors

Snuggle Around a Campfire

    • Cash, debit or credit cards, photo identification
    • Hunting or fishing permits
    • Waterproof matches and/or butane lighter
    • Multi-purpose tool or Swiss Army knife
    • Flashlight with batteries
    • Extra clothing
    • Mirror
    • Washcloth, towels
    • Extra prescription glasses/contacts
    • Prescription sunglasses
    • Prescription medicine
    • Allergy medicine
    • Extra clothing
    • First Aid Kit

The Wants:

      • Rain Gear
      • Maps, compass, and/or GPS
      • Lip Balm
      • Alarm clock
      • Dish towels

Gear:

Missouri Tent Camping

Tent Camping Gear for a Great Outdoor Experience

Tent, poles, stakes, ropes, bungee chords

      • Hammer or mallet (for driving tent stakes — keep it in the tent bag)
      • Ground cloth to spread under the tent and keep it clean and dry
      • Sleeping bags
      • Ground pads, mattresses, and/or cots
      • Pillows
      • Tarp
      • Lanterns (Don’t forget fuel, mantles, funnel, or batteries if needed)
      • Folding chairs, stools, tables
      • Extension cords (ONLY if you rented a site with electric hookups)
      • Cooler
      • Water jugs
      • Shovel
      • Broom
      • Camp stove
      • Skillets, pots/pans
      • Oven mitt, pot holders
      • Measuring cups and spoons
      • Carving/cutting knives
      • Spatula, tongs, serving fork/spoon

Things You Can Bring or Buy in our Store:

Ozark Outdoors Mercantile Store

Souvenirs, Apparel, Sunscreen, and More

    • Coffee (We serve complimentary coffee at the Meramec Mercantile every morning)
    • Ice
    • Bread
    • Milk (We carry small bottles)
    • Hot dogs
    • Eggs
    • Bacon
    • Lunch meat
    • Cheese
    • Mustard
    • Ketchup
    • Mayonnaise
    • Salt/Pepper
    • Fuel for camp stove
    • Charcoal, lighter fluid

      OORR Meramec Mercantile

      Store Entrance

    • Can opener
    • Aluminum foil
    • Plates, cups (disposable)
    • Forks, spoons, knives (disposable)
    • Fuel for camp stove
    • Scouring pads, detergent
    • Zip-loc bags
    • Garbage bags
    • Paper towels
    • Water Shoes
    • Insect repellant
    • Sunblock
    • Hat
    • Sunglasses
    • Swimsuit
    • Toothbrush, paste
    • Soap, shampoo

      Ozark Outdoors Meramec Mercantile

      A Little Bit of Something for Everyone

    • Comb, brush
    • Deodorant
    • Bandaids
    • Sunburn Relief
    • Sting relief medicine
    • Antacids
    • Pain Reliever
    • Dog Leash

***Carefully read all Ozark Camping Policies before making your reservation.