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The Best Camping in Kansas City

Looking for the best camping in Kansas City? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Kansas City. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top camping spots in and near Kansas City

  • Kansas City, Missouri

    Longview Lake and Little Blue River

    11.9 mi / 453 ft gain
    Longview Lake and Little Blue River is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Kansas City, Missouri.
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  • Weston, Missouri

    Weston Bend State Park Campground

    3.52 mi / 315 ft gain
    Weston Bend State Park Campground is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Weston, Missouri.
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  • Lawson, Missouri

    Watkins Mill Lake Loop

    3.82 mi / 302 ft gain
    Watkins Mill Lake Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Lawson, Missouri.
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  • Ozawkie, Kansas

    Hike Old Military Fishing

    3 mi / 380 ft gain
    Old Military Fishing is a 3 mile loop hike that takes you by a lake located near Ozawkie, Kansas.
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  • Perry, Kansas

    Hike Perry Lake Hiking Trail

    29.2 mi / 2 ft gain
    Perry Lake Hiking Trail is a 29.2 mile loop hike that takes you by a lake located near Ozawkie, Kansas.
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  • Cameron, Missouri

    Wallace State Park Campground Trail

    2.16 mi / 105 ft gain
    Wallace State Park Campground Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Cameron, Missouri.
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  • Berryton, Kansas

    Hike the George Lathan Hiking Trail

    3.0
    4 mi / 291 ft gain
    This four mile trail is located in the Woodridge Public Use Area, southwest of Lawrence and along the western edge of Clinton Lake.  Campsites are available without charge and without reservation, open to campers on a first-come, first-served basis. When you arrive at the trail head, you'll park ...
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