Mark Twain National Forest
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  • Bar K - Horse Camping

    Bar-K Wrangler Camp is a primitive horse camp, with limited picnic tables and fire rings and one vault toilet. Parking to accommodate stock trailers and towing vehicles.

    Bar-K is located on the west bank of Swan Creek, serves as a Trailhead for the Swan Creek Trail and is open year round. Pack in/Pack out garbage.

    Click Here for a Recreational Opportunity Guide about this site. Information on the Swan Creek Trail.

    Operational Hours:

    Open year-round, quiet hours 10:00 PM - 6:00 AM.


    No fees, but donations accepted.


    No motorized vehicles permitted on trail system. No motorized vehicles beyond posted signs.


    From Garrison, MO, take Hwy 125 north 2 miles to Forest Road 533. Turn right and continue to the bottom of the hill. From Chadwick, MO, take Hwy 125 south to Forest Road 533 where you will find the entrance sign to Bar-K Wrangler Camp on the left.