Battle of Athens State Historic Site
16
Route CC
Athens, MO 63465
Phone: 660-877-3871
Historic site grounds: November-March: Sunrise-sunset; April-October: Sunrise-10 p.m.; Tours: April-October, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday; November-March, Available by prior arrangement only

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. Tour the Thome-Benning House free of charge. See the park hours page at mostateparks.com for tour times.

Large groups are encouraged to call ahead and check on the availability of staff members. Please contact historic site staff at 660-877-3871 to make arrangements.

Pets on leashes are allowed outdoors only. 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 on leash allowed
RATES
  • free admission
GROUP POLICY
  • advance contact requested
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