Big Creek RV Park/ Arcadia Meadow Campground LLC

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$40.00 USD per night, starting at.

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47247 Highway 49, Annapolis, MO, 63620

Welcome to the farm by the creek in the beautiful Arcadia Meadow.

Camping is a great way to spend time in nature, take a breath and slow down, create family memories and so much more.  At Big Creek RV Park, we are committed to providing the best camping experience. Resting among the Southeastern Missouri woodlands with winding trails that follow the spring-fed Big Creek, our grounds are a wonderful place to get away and experience the outdoors. At night, our guests enjoy the beauty of the open sky, full of stars and free of city lights. 

Big Creek RV Park/Arcadia Meadow Campground LLC has 63 spacious, well-maintained sites (21 are pull-throughs), all with full hookups. We offer noteworthy amenities such as swimming pool, walking trails, petting zoo, seasonal events, wood for your fire, propane, ice, campground store, Cable TV, basic WiFi and 24 hours coin operated laundry facilities. We are located near the most popular attractions in Missouri: Johnson’s Shut-Ins State ParkElephant Rocks State ParkTaum Sauk Mountain State ParkFort Davidson State Historic SiteSt. Joe State Park, and the Black River. Less than 2 hours south of St. Louis, MO, Arcadia Meadow Campground, LLC is not far from historical landmarks in Ironton, Caledonia, and Farmington.

At Big Creek RV Park/Arcadia Meadow Campground, LLC we believe you deserve the best camping experience possible. We offer clean, private restroom/shower suites; planned events for guests of all ages; a variety of recreational activities to make the most of the landscape; plenty of nearby attractions; and a welcoming staff willing to assist you in any way. We also offer wood on site for your fire at a very reasonable price - we believe that a true camping experience includes campfires and smores. We also dispense propane on site.

If you are looking for a family friendly nature retreat, come to Big Creek RV Park and experience the unfolding beauty of the Arcadia Meadow during all 4 seasons.

We encourage you to read our policies and rules carefully and visit our web site @  We have everything you need for a great vacation. We are a family park and ask our guests to be mindful and respectful of their neighbors. We remind our guest that COURTESY is for all times. We do have quiet time hours from 10 PM to 8 AM.  Please call us at (573) 598-1064 if you have questions or need assistance with your reservation.

We hope to see you soon!


Last Updated: 04/15/2024

Short Term RV Site

Options Starting Daily Starting Weekly Starting Monthly
1 ST Creekfront Site - 30 and 50 amps - (Sites 101-122 ) $49.00 $294.00 Choose Your Site
1 ST Deluxe Back-ins - 30 and 50 amp - (301-320) $45.00 $270.00 Choose Your Site
1 ST Deluxe Back-ins - 30 and 50 amp - (321) $49.00 $294.00 Choose Your Site
1 ST Lakeview 30 and 50Amp full hook up (123) $55.00 $330.00 Choose Your Site
1 ST Lakeview 30 and 50Amp full hook up (221) $53.00 $318.00 Choose Your Site
1 ST Pull-thrus 30 and 50 amp (Sites 201-220 ) $45.00 $270.00 Choose Your Site
Site 111 ST 30 and 50 amps $52.00 $312.00 Choose Your Site
Long Term RV Site

Options Starting Daily Starting Weekly Starting Monthly
2 LT Creekfront Site - 30 and 50 amps - (Sites 101-122 ) $45.00 $270.00 $640.00 See More Choose Your Site
2 LT Deluxe Back-in - 30 and 50 amp - (321) $43.00 $258.00 $640.00 See More Choose Your Site
2 LT Deluxe Back-ins - 30 and 50 amp - (301-320) $40.00 $240.00 $585.00 See More Choose Your Site
2 LT Lakeview 30 and 50Amp full hook up (221) $50.00 $300.00 $689.00 See More Choose Your Site
2 LT Pull-thrus 30 and 50 amp (Site 123 ) $52.00 $312.00 $715.00 See More Choose Your Site
2 LT Pull-thrus 30 and 50 amp (Sites 201-220 ) $43.00 $258.00 $585.00 See More Choose Your Site

Options Starting Daily Starting Weekly Starting Monthly
3 Storage $1.30 $9.75 $49.00 See More Choose Your Site


Rules are a necessary but unfortunate reality. We love spending time visiting with our guests and our least favorite thing on our to do list is enforcing rules. So we would be more than appreciative if you would familiarize yourself with the rules which are common sense, and basic etiquette. We hope that each one of our guest will be pleased with their stay and that each one would treat each other with respect and courtesy. Simple :) Thank You for choosing Big Creek RV Park for your family friendly nature retreat.


Pool is for registered guests only. Children 14 and under MUST be accompanied by an adult. Pool hours may vary depending on weather and other factors. General hours are from 10 am -8 pm.


Camping with friends and family is part of the fun. We do ask that gatherings around campfires be limited to 8 persons after 10 PM. We also ask that you use COURTESY at all times. Other campers did not come here to listen to your loud music, TV show, loud voices, etc... This is a family friendly RV park . Please use appropriate language. Anyone who is disruptive and refuses to follow campground rules will be asked to leave immediately and without refund.


We ask our campers to be mindful of how alcohol may alter their volume and behavior. If the consumption of alcohol causes an individual to be unwilling to follow campground rules, law enforcement officers will be called and that person will be asked to leave the premises without refund. No smoking in any buildings. This includes e-cigarettes and vapor cigarettes. Please do not throw cigarette butts anywhere except in the provided receptacles or in your own container.

Visitor Policy

The visitor fee is $5 per person per day. For the safety of our guests ALL visitors MUST check in at the office and pay the fee before continuing to campsites. Visitors are included in 8-persons per site limit (unless prior authorization from management was granted). No visitors after 9 p.m. If visitors do not check in, all persons in the camping party will be asked to leave without a refund.


A single tent may be allowed on Creekside and other assigned sites for an additional fee of $5.00 per day. The tent must be small (6 person or less). The 8 persons per site limit must be adhered to. Tents may only be used in conjunction with an occupied RV and must be placed very close to or behind to the door side of the RV (indisputably inside of your space). Call office for reservation including a tent.

Quiet Hours

QUIET HOURS: Mon - Sun: 10 pm - 8 am COURTOUSY HOURS: Mon - Sun: All the time, 24/7

Length of Stay

Maximum length of initial booking is 1 week. Longer stays may be negotiated by phone.

RV Restrictions

Your camper/RV must have the official RVIA factory logo attached in order to camp with us--this includes SURVs. The RVIA certification means the RV was built and lives up to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) safety standards, and the structure qualifies as an RV. The certification helps ensure that RVs get built with safety in mind. If your RV is over 10 years old, please call the office prior to making a reservation as we would like to talk with you first. We may ask for some pictures prior to accepting your reservation. :)


Sites are wide enough for two vehicles to park side by side. Limit of 2 vehicles per site plus the RV. Contact us if you are planning on bringing more than 2 vehicles. Additional vehicles must be added to the reservation in the non-recreational vehicles section and will be charged $5 per day. Extra vehicle will be parked away from your site. NO ATV, golf carts or scooters are allowed to be driven in the campground. Maximum speed limit is 5 MPH throughout the park, watch for children, pedestrians and bikes. No bikes, skateboards, hoverboards etc. are allowed on sidewalks or patios. Please no bikes after dark.

Pet Rules

We love pets at Big Creek RV. We want to keep welcoming our furry friends, so please help them follow the rules. 1. No aggressive breeds. 2. We limit 2 pets per site. (we know when you have extras and it puts all of us in a bad position) 3. We ask that you keep your pet on a leash and under control at all times and keep your pet's "chatting" (barking) to a minimum to avoid disturbing others. 4. You are responsible for cleaning up after your pets in all areas of the park, including your campsite. 5. Pets are not allowed in any building in the park (including showers), by the pool or on the patio by the pool. 6. Do not leave pets outside your RV unattended at any time. 7. Pets that are tethered must be tied to a metal tie-out in ground no longer than 6 feet. Do not tie pets to trees, electric pedestals, picnic tables, water hydrants, etc.

Check In/Check Out

Campers MUST immediately check-in at the office upon arrival. Check in is after 2:00 p.m.; check out is before 1:00 p.m. Early check-in is per availability for $5/ hour or partial hour prior to check- in time. Late departure is also per availability for $5 / hour or partial hour after check-out time. Please call before checking in early, as we do not have overflow parking. Early arrival and late check-out must be scheduled in advance. NO CHECK-IN AFTER 10 PM.

Pets Allowed


Pull-Thru RV Sites

Laundry Facilities

Big Rig Friendly

Water Hookups

Community Fire Pit

Propane Refilling Station


Back-in RV Sites

RV Hookup

Cable Hookups

Sewer Hookups

Fire Pit

Pet Friendly


50 Amps

Picnic Table

20 Amps

30 Amps



Historic Sightseeing


Scenic Drives


Swimming Outdoors

Wildlife Viewing

Big Rig Friendly

Family Friendly

Pet Friendly


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47247 Highway 49, Annapolis, MO, 63620
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Nearby attractions include Johnson’s Shut-Ins State ParkElephant Rocks State ParkTaum Sauk Mountain State ParkFort Davidson State Historic SiteSt. Joe State Park, and the Black River. We are less than 2 hours south of St. Louis, MO, St. Charles, MO, and Cape Girardeau, Mo. Arcadia Meadow Campground, LLC is not far from historical landmarks in Ironton, Caledonia, and Farmington. There are also almost unlimited hiking & biking opportunities on the many trails (including the Ozark Trail) throughout Mark Twain National Forest.

Overall Rating: 4.8

Darrell Ward

Clean and nice, peaceful

Joseph Heffernan

Tucked away, very well maintained, owner/managers are wonderful folks. We were there pretty much Pre-season for an owners rally.

Stephanie Freeman

Nic BIG spots foe BIG RIGS. Clean, open Spaces. Owners were generous and kind for our Renegade Eclipse gathering!!

Darby Sackett

I was part of a group that stayed here during the eclipse. The owners are not only great people but will go out of their way to make sure your stay is everything it should be. Restrooms, showers and laundry are clean and well kept. Plenty of space to walk the dog. Overall condition of the campground was very good for early spring. The coffee from the coffee shop was excellent as well. We had a great time here and can highly recommend it.

Campground Response

Hi Darby, we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We thank you for visiting our coffee shoppe and being one of our first customers. We want our guests to have the best time possible and thrive to keep a quality, clean and well-kept park. Thank you again for camping with us, and we hope you will consider coming back. Dave & Laura -owners.

Marriane Jones

Very nice park that is very convenient to many state parks in the area. Owners were on site and were very helpful and they made sure that we had a great stay. We were with a group of 40+ motorhomes, and they were very attentive to our needs. They’re sheep, goats, and turkeys were a delight to have around. You could go and feed them up towards the front of the park. There is a spot where you can. “Mine “for gems which is fun for the kids. The beautiful creek winds through the park and backs up to some of the sites. The sites were wide and well taken care of. We would absolutely stay here again when our travel plans, take us near here.

Campground Response

Hi Marianne, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a detailed review. We enjoyed having you as neighbors and are glad you enjoyed your stay. The farm animals are part of the Big Creek RV Park experience, and we are happy you got to enjoy them. We hope your travels will bring you back this way, until then be safe and take care. Dave & Laura-owners.

Rick & Debbie Belger

This is a great park to get away. Located on stream that looks like fun in warmer weather. Owners are great.

Campground Response

Hello Rick & Debbie, thank you for making Big Creek RV Park a part of your camping experience. Big Creek is a hit in the summertime and campers enjoy wading in it or setting their camping chairs in it and relaxing. Big Creek is a wonderful place to cool off on a hot summer day. Hope you will come again, :) Dave & Laura -owners.

Alison Bradley

Very much enjoyed our time camping there. Nice park, great hookups and wonderful owners! Had a very level site on the river. Would definitely recommend

Campground Response

Hi Alison, thank you for taking the time to write us a 5-star review. We are so happy that you all had such a great time and that you picked Big Creek RV Park for an amazing viewing of the eclipse as well as for your rally. Hope you will come back this way, Dave & Laura-owners.

Jim Colborn

What a great place to have stayed for the eclipse, fresh eggs for breakfast, a great morning walk along the river, seeing a turkey behind my rv and to top a real jeep test at FLATNASTY! Owners on site and will help in anyway possible. Try this place out!

Campground Response

Hi Jim, we are so glad that you had a good time. Thank you for leaving us a great review. Reading your review makes me want to camp at Big Creek RV Park, thankfully we get to live here on site and enjoy daily what you described in your review :) Hope to see you again, Dave & Laura -owners.

Mike Faler

Very friendly camp hosts. Very welcoming.

Campground Response

Hi Mike, you are very kind, we appreciate your review and are glad that you felt welcomed. We love what we do and want every guest to have the best camping experience possible. Hope you will come again. Dave & Laura - owners.

John Froelich

Great park! Loved the farm animals. Great hospitality.

Campground Response

Hi John, thank you for your 5-star review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us. The farm animals are our personal favorite :) Hope you will come see us again soon. Dave & Laura-owners

Doris M

What a great campground! Dave and Laura are such gracious and thoughtful owners. There are so many things to do both in the campground and nearby. There is a beautiful babbling creek running along side. There is a train track but you may never know it, a 2 car Amtrak passes by at 10:20pm but no horn! Although I didn’t use the bathroom/showers or the laundry they were sooo nice! There is nothing not to like about this park, I highly recommend you book a stay with them!

Campground Response

Hi Doris, thank you so very much for your thrilled review. We appreciate when campers give detailed reviews to help others that may be looking for a place to stay. It was a blast to have your group spend a week with us and could not have asked for better weather for your gathering. We hope you will come and visit us again soon. Dave & Laura - owners.

Patricia Crunk

Wonderful RV park, wonderful hosts! This facility is immaculate and welcoming. Bird feeders and flowerbeds in addition to a lovely creeks to enjoy!

Campground Response

Hello Patricia, It was a pleasure to have your group here for the eclipse. We could not ask for better weather for the eclipse and we are thrilled that you all had a wonderful time. Thank you for coming to Big Creek RV Park, hope to see you again in this beautiful area of Missouri. Dave & Laura- owners.

Eric Bennett

Wonderful campground and family friendly! The cleanest bathhouses I’ve seen! Will definitely stay again. The owners were very friendly, welcoming and helpful.

Campground Response

Hi Eric, thank you for camping with us. We are so glad you enjoyed the park and truly take pride in keeping bathrooms and park well kept. We hope to see you soon again- Dave & Laura - owners

Karen Reeves

This campground was just what we were looking for! It was close to the amazing state parks we wanted to see and hike at. The owners were very nice and accommodating. The showers and restroom facilities were private and very clean. I could have spent days in the shallow river that was there, searching for all kinds of rocks. Heard and saw owls one night! Quiet atmosphere this time of year. There is a Dollar General not too far away for general food supplies.

Campground Response

Hi Karen, We are so happy that you had a good time and that you were able to visit the local attractions. It is a beautiful area with lots to do. The State Parks offers beautiful trails and when the weather warms up the Creek as well as the Black River are wonderful places to relax and cool off. This time of the year the weather is perfect for hiking during the day and sitting around the fire at night while enjoying the beautiful starry sky. Thank you again for camping with us and hope you will come and visit us again. Dave and Laura -owners

Bill Carnell

Nice campground. Nice owners. I like that they enforce park rules, particularly the speed limit of 5mph. Very well kept. Nice restroom/shower house. The Big Creek is nice...I'm sure when it's a little warmer it would be a great place to just chill. The pool looks nice; we were there in late March so it wasn't open. Good location to explore nearby attractions ie: Elephant Rock, Tom Sauk, Pilot Knob, Caledonia to name a few. The only con is it's on Hwy 49...a little traffic noise but not overwhelming...not a deal breaker. You won't be disappointed.

Campground Response

Hi Bill, Thank you for your positive and detailed review, we are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us at Big Creek RV Park. There is so much to do in this area of Missouri, something for every one. Hwy 49 can have a little traffic but I would agree that it is not overwhelming. The park offers so much that it definitely makes up for the minor noise from Hwy 49. Thank you again for choosing Big Creek RV Park and we hope to see you very soon. Dave & Laura- owners.

Genell Francis

This is our second time at Big Creek RV and we absolutely love it there. Owners are amazing and it’s kept very clean! Has become one of our favorites

Campground Response

Hi Genell, thank you so very much for your kind review. As owners of this great park we could not be more happy than to hear that our guests enjoy their time at Big Creek RV Park and want to return. We are honored that Big Creek RV Park is one of your favorite place to camp. Hope to see you again very soon, thank you for taking the time to write a review. Dave & Laura - owners.

Keith Garrett

What an awesome campground! We loved it for the UTV trail ride we were on that weekend (100 miles). Very nice owners. Our 2 dogs were happy and so were our friends who stayed next to us. Loved the $10 a night firewood charge! The little camp store had everything we needed. We made reservation for the end of July and will bring more friends. Can’t wait to check out the pool and all the amenities!

Campground Response

Hi Keith, Arcadia Meadow and its surroundings do offer plenty to do including UTV's trails, floating the Black River, kayak on Clear Water Lake, visit awesome state parks, hiking trails, and more. Big Creek RV Park is sure a great central location from which to access all that this area has to offer. Even though we do not have UTV's trails on our property there are trails minutes from our park that are easily accessible. We are so glad that you and your friends had a good time and were able to enjoy your hobby. See you in July. Dave & Laura-owners.

Tiffany Cain

Everyone was friendly and accommodating! The campground is very well kept!

Campground Response

Hi Tiffany, thank you for your 5 stars review. We are glad you came to camp here at Big Creek RV Park and hope you all had a great time and will come and visit us again. Dave & Laura -owners

Debra Call

Nice little campground in a great spot with so much to do in the surrounding areas. Very friendly owners. Sites are full hookup and average size. Family oriented with fun games and activities.

Campground Response

Hi Debra, thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate feedback from our guests. Arcadia is a beautiful area with like you mentioned plenty to do. We hope you will come and visit us again. Dave & Laura-owners.

Kim Koeln

We had a fabulous stay at Big Creek RV Park! Owners are a lovely family and the property is very well cared for. Spots are spacious and manicured, level and full hookups at every spot! Even have cable as well! The creek was a blast for our dogs to splash around in and the hiking trail was great for walks. We will definitely be back!

Campground Response

Hi Kim, so glad you had a good time and that your dogs also enjoyed their stay with us at Big Creek RV Park. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a 5 stars review. It was nice talking with you and we are so happy that you are already considering coming back. Hope to see you soon. Dave & Laura-owners.