Big Oak Tree State Park
16
13640 S. Route 102
East Prairie, MO 63845
Phone: 573-649-3149
Park grounds: 6 a.m.-10 p.m.
Latitude: 36° 38' 42"
Longitude: -89° 16' 57"

Driving along the rural highways in southeast Missouri, travelers may notice an abundance of farmland. Amid this farmland, near East Prairie, 1,029 acres of the area's original landscape has been preserved and stands out above the rest.

This island of trees in a sea of agriculture is known as Big Oak Tree State Park. A boardwalk allows visitors to walk alongside champion trees and through wetlands. The interpretive center highlights the park's flora and fauna. Picnic sites and a shelter, as well as hiking trails are available. The park is managed by Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site.

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GENERAL INTEREST INFO
  • open year-round
FOR TRAVELERS WITH DISABILITIES
  • ADA fully compliant
SMOKING POLICY
  • smoking allowed outdoors only
SUITABLE FOR THESE AGE GROUPS
  • All ages
ACTIVITIES ON-SITE OR WITHIN 10 MILES
  • fishing
  • biking / walking trails
PET POLICY
  • pets on leash allowed
RATES
  • free admission
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