Grilled hot dogs and roasted marshmallows have long dominated the menus of summer camping trips. Tasty and satisfying, they’ll forever hold a place in our hearts. But let’s be honest: After a busy day of swimming, hiking or jockeying fellow anglers on the river, those humble meals often leave us hungry for more.

At Echo Bluff State Park in Eminence, Missouri, diners can savor mushroom strudel with a glass of fine local wine. In other state parks, you’ll find pork tenderloin sandwiches, catfish tacos and even prime rib. And camping purists need not worry, as there’s no shortage of stops serving good old-fashioned hamburgers and hot dogs; you just don’t have to cook them yourself. From the Central Dairy ice cream scooped at Pomme de Terre State Park in Pittsburg, Missouri, to the famous fried chicken at the J. Huston Tavern at Arrow Rock State Historic Site, what follows is a guide detailing the best of eating and adventuring in the Show-Me State.