Arapaho Campground w/ Riverfront Camping, RV sites, Pavilions, Float Trips

About Us!.....

Many of our Guests & first time Visitors are interested in Arapaho's history! From it first originating over 42 years ago as an idea to "Build a campground!!" on an unique acreage on the beautiful Meramec River surrounded by a State has also evolved, overcoming two historic 500 year floods, been sold & taken back over by the original continues to grow & improve each year! What has not changed is loving what we do by providing an unique location & striving to exceed your expectations! We hope you will take a look at Arapaho, and then please let us know what we can do to personally make your get-a-way extraordinary!!  We hope to meet you soon, whether camping or taking a float...or both!! We are looking forward to seeing you visit Arapaho Campground!!

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Our Fourth of JULY SPECIAL Promotion is going on NOW!! Savings for your Fun 4th Holiday...😎😎😎 Limited time so hurry & call us TODAY to reserve your Riverfront Campsite and Float Trip!! (573) 468-3218 or (573) 468-8300

Celebrate the July 4th Holiday at Arapaho!! This special savings covers any day(s) from the period of Wed July 3rd through Sun July 7th!! For a one day Float or a long Holiday w/e!!

Reserve early by THURS June 27th and receive a 10 % DISCOUNT OFF your TOTAL with your prepaid reservation! Simply call us & reserve your date(s) and be assured of a great Campsite as well as Float availability! 

This promotion includes all Arapaho Campsites including our Riverfront Pavilions, Electric sites, Basic camp sites & RV sites as well as our Meramec River 4 & 9 mile float rentals including 2,4,6 8, & 10 man Rafts, Canoes, Kayaks & Tubes!! 

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(573) 468-3218 or (573) 468-8300!!

Affirmations from our Guests!!....❤❤❤

Rebecca shared. ..."All around amazing time!!"

Jacob remarked..."Easy going, professional and an unique place!"

Alecia said..."Thank you so much for helping make our first float of this year perfect!!"

Jodie wrote..."Camping & floating was a blast! Would recommend Arapaho Campground as a great location to enjoy the outdoors!"

Sheila commented..."The way the owners treated us was if you want to have fun, come & check it out, the floats are amazing on the beautiful Meramec River!"



Arapaho has over 15 scenic and beautiful wooded acres with over 60 campsites from 14 Riverfront Pavilions with electric to Basic Camp Sites.  Picnic Table(s) and fire grills are included for that must have campfire for grilling dinner, roasting marshmallows to sitting around watching the flames flicker far into the night as you swap stories with your friends and family! Whether you're sleeping under the stars, inside a tent or camper...listening to night sounds of Katy-dids & Crickets and (maybe a few frogs!!) will be sure to wake rested & relaxed for a fun day on the river!! 


Some FAQ's!!

1) Many wonder what condition the river is in?


The Meramec River as in all rivers, is constantly changing affected by weather. The best thing to do is simply call us to ask & we will give you up to the minute conditions & best recommendations!

2) What is your cancellation policy?


Everyone has unforeseen things happen. So if you find you cannot keep your reservation, simply notify us  within a 7 day minimum & we will reschedule your time at a later date convenient for you within the same season.

3) What is your rain policy?


We will issue a "rain check" to a more desirable time for you up to the end of this years season.

4) Do you allow pets?

Answer- 😎😎😎

YES!! We are pet friendly & feel pets are Family!! We do have a $10 per day addt'l charge per Dog!!  We do have a few restrictions because of our insurance liability, we do not allow certain breeds...which includes Pit Bulls & Akitas. Please call to find out addt'l details of our Pet Policy! We really appreciate each of our Guests & it is our wish that you have the best of times along with your pet at Arapaho!! 🐕🐕🐕

Floating the Meramec...


Take a Float Trip down the beautiful Meramec River in one of our 2,4,6,8, or 10 man Rafts, Canoes, Kayak or Tube rentals for either of our 9 or 4 mile floats!! Enjoy the scenic views, swim for awhile & then stop at a gravel bar for a picnic lunch, or maybe drop a line & fish for awhile! Be sure & stop to explore nearby Green's Cave and other spots along the river!! Don't forget your camera as to not miss the abundance of wildlife, beautiful gravel bars, the sheer beauty of the scenery & definitely fun shots of your family & friends to look back on & reminisce!! 


Visit Arapaho & leave as a Friend!!

Arapaho offers an unique camping experience! We are family owned & personally on hand to ensure your stay is enjoyable! We have an unique site as we are the only privately owned Campground surrounded by a State Park! Come & take a look or visit our Facebook page! We have many who came here as kids & now bringing their own kiddos!  To us, that is our biggest compliment!!

Where we are located....

Arapaho is just 55 minutes from St Louis....take I-44 West to the first Sullivan, MO Exit 226. Make a left on 185 South for 1.5 miles. Look for our Billboard on the right, then immediately take the next left on Spur 185. Go 5 miles, you'll be at Miramigoua Village. Drive straight through & make no turns till the blacktop ends. In approx 300 yards, you will see the canoe above our Gate! You are here!

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351 Arapaho Drive, Sullivan, Missouri 63080, United States

573-468-3218 573-468-8300

Open May through Oct

Please call to alert us if you are arriving after 10pm for Camping so we can ensure you are taken care of!!