A 114-acre park nestled deep in the valley amid the woods along the Turkey River.
The Turkey River Campground is open to the public and awaiting to be discovered in the woods surrounding the Prairie's Edge Nature Center!
The Howard County Conservation Board is excited to promote their newest campground area and facilities, the Turkey River Campground in Vernon Springs Park. Protected by woods and amid the scenic view of the Turkey River, the campground is located up a winding country road just beyond the Prairie's Edge Nature Center. The campground is NOW OPEN to the public for the camping season (May through October). The Turkey River Campground offers campers individual electrical and water hook-ups, camping pads, a bath/shower house, and playground equipment.
The campground offers 46 camping sites, including 17 drive-thrus. Each campsite is equipped with its own water and its own 50-30-110 amp electrical hook-up. Playground equipment located at the entrance to the campground and modern shower/restroom facilities can also be found here. As with all of our Howard County parks, campsites are on a "first come, first serve" basis. We do not take reservations at this time. Camping Fees: Please check the self registration board for current rates. Self registration must be completed within one hour of arrival. As with all of our Howard County parks, campsites are on a "first come, first serve" basis. We do not take reservations at this time.