Welcome to the delightful Big Red Barn RV Park in Carthage, Missouri, home to the historic Jasper County Courthouse. At our campground near Springfield, we pride ourselves on our friendly spirit and welcoming atmosphere. Join us for outdoor adventures, cultural attractions, and a serene place in which to relax.
You can book your campsite today by using our handy online reservations system. Set off Interstate 44, Big Red Barn RV Park makes a fabulous base camp. From here you can make excursions to go golfing, horseback riding, or antiqueing in downtown's Carthage Square. Spend some time fishing on lovely Kellogg Lake, then head for the fascinating George Washington Carver National Monument to learn more about a great figure in American history.
Learn more about Carthage's past at the Powers Museum or by touring Kendrick Place. You can take a picnic lunch and do some hiking at the Wilson's Creek National Battlefield or Branson Civil War Museum. Whatever you choose to do, you'll treasure the time you spend at Big Red Barn RV Park in Carthage.
The Big Red Barn RV Park is south of Carthage just 1 1/2 miles from the Wal-Mart Super Center.
The park is 1/3 mile east of US 71 and from Wal-Mart just go south on Grand Ave. to S. Grand and follow the signs.
From Interstate 44:
Exit from I-44 at exit 18-B and go north on US 71. (for those of you traveling from Oklahoma DO NOT exit at 8-B); stay on US 71 for three miles then exit at the Garrison Ave. exit; slow down and turn right onto S. Grand following the signs to Elm Rd. ( it's one mile from this turn to Elm Rd.), then left on Elm Rd. for 1/3 mile to the park entrance.
From from north of Carthage:
Locate US 71 north of Carthage and travel south on US 71 driving past the city (which will be on your left) and exit at the "HH, Fir Rd." exit... at the top of the exit ramp turn left and cross over US 71 then travel one mile to the traffic signal at Grand Ave. Turn right at this signal and travel approximately 1/3 mile watching closely for S. Grand on the left. Turn left onto S. Grand following it for 1 mile to Elm Rd. Turn left on Elm Rd. for 1/3 mile to Big Red Barn RV Park.
If you are traveling on US 96 or "old Route 66" continue either eastbound or westbound until you reach US 71 and turn south onto US 71 continuing until you see the "HH/Fir Rd. exit'. Take that exit and follow the directions from above.
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