Battle of Athens State Historic Site
16
Route CC
Athens, MO 63465
Phone: 660-877-3871
November-March: Sunrise-sunset; April-October: Sunrise-10 p.m.

At this site, Union troops defeated the pro-south Missouri State Guard in 1861; it was the northernmost Civil War battle west of the Mississippi River. The site features camping, picnicking, hiking, fishing and boating. History tours from one to six hours in duration are available. Guided natural history tours and hikes lasting up to two hours are offered. The site is located 10 miles north of Kahoka.

GENERAL INTEREST INFO
  • open year-round
FOR TRAVELERS WITH DISABILITIES
  • Partially Wheelchair Accessible
SMOKING POLICY
  • smoking allowed outdoors only
SUITABLE FOR THESE AGE GROUPS
  • All ages
ACTIVITIES ON-SITE OR WITHIN 10 MILES
  • fishing
  • biking / walking trails
  • camping
PET POLICY
  • service animals welcome
  • pets are not allowed
RATES
  • free admission
GROUP POLICY
  • advance contact requested
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