Branson’s Table Rock State Park Activity Guide

Hidden in the heart of Branson, MO is a beautiful little area with everything you’ll need for your next vacation trip. This beautiful scenic area is the place to go for all your boating, water sports, hiking, swimming and camping needs. This tree-lined state park features two full-service campgrounds and a full-size marina serving Table Rock Lake, as well as multiple playgrounds, delicious food, laundry facilities, and full bathhouses. If you are visiting this area for camping, feel free to bring your tent for one of the “primitive” sites, rent a small cabin or yurt, or bring the RV and enjoy the full service of 50 amps as well as water and sewer. connections. If you come to visit the marina, you have the choice of renting paddle boards to pontoon boats, ski boats to jet skis. Pedal boat trips on the Branson Belle or catamaran on the Spirit of America are also available to guests.

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All About Branson Missouri

Branson, Mo., is known to many as the live entertainment capital of the world. It is home to a wide variety of live shows and events throughout the region and is home to over 50 theaters and 400 restaurants. This city of 10,000 people sees around 100,000 visitors a day and has been named the No. 1 coach destination for four consecutive years. It’s not all the fuss here, however; less than 5 miles from downtown, there’s a softer side to Branson. Branson, Missouri is also home to Table State Park – a combination of water and land to meet all your relaxation needs.


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Take a day trip to Table Lake Park

Visit Table Lake Park for the day and take in the views, go swimming or even snorkel to the bottom of Table Rock Lake to search for remains of the oasis underwater village. This underwater farming community of less than ten buildings, once called Cedar Valley, is now under about 100 feet of water near the bottom of Table Rock Lake and is a popular technical dive for divers everywhere. Paddlewheel boat rides on the Branson Belle and catamaran excursions on the Spirit of America are also offered daily to guests.


If staying dry is more your thing, there are hiking trails all over this property, including a 2.2-mile paved trail that’s accessible for walking, jogging, biking, wheelchairs, and more. Again. This Table Rock Lake Trail spans most of the length of the waterfront in the park and is a popular destination for bird watching, fishing and walking a dog on a leash. When you’re here for the day, you also have the option of stopping at the visitor center, playing at the playgrounds, or using the on-site bathhouses or picnic areas. Guests can even reserve a covered picnic area for family events of the day. If you’re looking to earn badges, pick up your verification cards at the Welcome Center and participate in the explorer programor make a request for camper price if you have visited five or more Missouri historic sites or camps during the year (or plan to do so). If you’re looking for a bite to eat, be sure to head to the marina to eat at Danna’s Bar-b-que & Burger Shop – open after Memorial Day each year.


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Visit the Table Lake Park Marina

Whether you’re staying for the day or the week, Table Rock Marina has just what you need for your water fun. Located on the shore of 43,000 acre Table Rock Lake with a large boat launch area and rentals of all shapes and sizes, this marina has everything for your water adventure. Grab your snorkel gear here or life jackets and rent a boat of your choice. You can also rent jet skis, aquacycles, paddleboards, wave runners, kayaks or canoes. Be sure to take advantage of your 10% discount here if you are also staying at the campsite!


Where to stay when visiting Table Lake Park

If you choose to stay at Table Rock State Park, you will find 2 large campgrounds with camping options to choose from. Choose one of over 40 primitive campsites and find a large lot with a picnic table and fire ring for your camping fun. If you’re looking for a more mobile option, there are over 55 RV campsites at each campground, along with 50-amp electrical, sewer, and water hookups at each site. If you want to go for the more premium option, you can also rent a full-size yurt with an adjoining deck on the campsite. All of these areas have access to bathhouses, washing areas, playgrounds, picnic areas and lakes. These common areas also include electricity, running water, indoor plumbing, a coin-operated washer and dryer, and a small shop for any accessories you may need during your visit. Stay here for up to 15 days in a 30-day period to follow state regulations, and be sure to take advantage of the National Parks Pass for a 50% discount at the campsite, too!


How to Visit Table Rock State Park

Table Rock State Park