Frank Russell

Frank Russell

The Frank Russell location is in Monroe City, Missouri
63456-9359. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.

If you have any questions about the Frank Russell facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

20642 Highway J

Monroe City

Phone number


Campground information Monroe City, Missouri


Frank Russell Campground, set near the picturesque Mark Twain Lake, has a location near the dam, providing campers with easy access to the lake, river and surrounding attractions. The campground also features an amphitheater with weekly events in the summer.

The lake’s namesake and legendary author and humorist, Mark Twain, was born in a town beside the lake.


The 32-mile long Joanna Trail is accessible from the campground. Here, horseback riders, mountain bikers and hikers can enjoy the rough and varied terrain that meanders along the northern banks of the lake, across bluffs and over hills.

Campfire programs are provided every Saturday from Memorial Day to Labor Day.


Adjacent to the campground, equestrian campers can make use of the shaded horse stalls. Campsites are equipped with electric hookups, paved parking, grills and picnic tables. Other amenities include showers, playgrounds and vault toilets.

Natural Features

Mark Twain Lake is sourced by the Salt River in northeast Missouri. The Clarence Cannon Dam sits on the eastern edge of the lake, providing flood control and hydroelectricity to the region.

Nearby Attractions

While here, many visitors tour the birthplace of world-famous humorist and author, Mark Twain, in Florida, Missouri.

The David C. Berti Shooting Range is below the dam and the M.W. Boudreaux Visitor Center is located on the south end of the Dam.

Frequently Asked Questions About 20642 Highway J Monroe City, MO

How do I make a reservation with Frank Russell?

To make reservations at Frank Russell, you can call the office at 573-735-4097.

Check-in Time:05:00 PM; Checkout Time:4:00 PM

Where is Frank Russell located?

The Frank Russell is located at 20642 Highway J in Monroe City,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Frank Russell have tent or RV camping?

Frank Russell offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 573-735-4097 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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