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Description

Fishing and water recreation draws a quiet crowd to Platte Creek Recreation Area to enjoy Lake Francis Case on the Missouri River. Visitors enjoy natural features similar to those at Snake Creek Recreation Area, but from a quieter campground with similar amenities.

Plan a relaxing vacation at Platte Creek Recreation Area that lets you get away from it all. Select either a campsite with or without electricity and make your reservation using the online system. It's fast, easy and secure. Features at the park to make your stay more pleasant include a boat ramp, comfort station with flush toilets and showers, dump station and fish-cleaning station.

The earliest maps refer to the stream at Platte Creek Recreation Area as Fish Creek. After the 1880s, the creek was renamed to honor Bernard Pratte, who operated a fur post near the mouth of the creek. A spelling error forever changed the name to Platte Creek. It was in this area, also, that Lewis and Clark were told to watch for the "burning bluffs."

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Amenities

Onsite

  • 50 Amp Available
  • Tent Sites Available
  • Lake
  • River
  • Firewood Available
  • Dump Station
  • Courtesy Dock
  • ADA Accessible
  • Pets Welcome
  • Open Year Round
  • Credit Crd Accepted
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Recreation

Onsite

  • Beach
  • Playground
  • Boat Ramp
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Sailing/Windsurfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Sports
  • Wildlife Viewing
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