The 625-acre Oxbow Lake is perfect for fishing. The park offers camping, premium camper cabins, a swimming pool, a reservable shelter and a boat ramp.
Basic and electric campsites can be reserved at MoStateParks.com.
The park is an ideal area for bird watching, as it lies along a major migratory flyway.
Big Lake State Park is located 11 miles southwest of Mound City on Route 111.