From St. Louis to Meramec State Park: I-44 West to exit #226, make a left off the exit, go three miles on Hwy 185 and the park entrance is on the right.
From Springfield, MO: I-44 East to exit #226, make a right off the exit, go three miles on Hwy 185 and the park entrance will be on the right.
- Directions Within the Park -
To the River Stop Store (for floating check-in, Memorial Weekend to Labor Day Weekend): enter the park, make a right at the Y and then a left when you see a sign with a picture of a canoe.
To the Fireside Store & Grill (for cabin, motel, conference center, and Spring & Fall floating check-in): enter the park, make a left at the Y and follow that road until you come to the top of a big hill and the store and grill will be on the right.