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New dinosaurs have arrived at the Bollinger County Museum of Natural History. See the new "Dinosaur Stampede," including Citipati, Bambiraptor, Quetzalcoatlus, Heterodontosaurus, and Sordes.
These dinosaur replicas are the work of museum curator, Guy Darrough of Lost World Studios. You must see this new exhibit.
What are the dinosaurs running from to make them dare to get this close to a T-Rex?
Admission: $2; age 18 and younger, $1.
Join the Bollinger County Museum of Natural History for a new exhibit – Forestry: Life Blood of Our Region.
Take a look back in history at some of the types of tools used in the forestry industry. Learn how these tools would have been used. Wood and wood products were a large part of our region's economy. See examples of some of the types of products produced by this industry.
Amidon Memorial Conservation Area is a 1,630-acre area located on the upper reaches of the Castor River. The forest's timber species range from mixed hardwoods to shortleaf pine to cedar glades. A granite shut-ins on the Castor River adds an interesting geologic feature. The Driscoll Tract contains two old grist mill sites that date to the mid 1800s, lending a historical flavor to the area. The area is located south of Route J, eight miles east of Fredericktown. County Road 208 fords the Castor River.
Three guestrooms with private baths: two with a king bed; one has a queen bed. Private baths. Continental breakfast. Front porch overlooks a city park.
We are about 220-yards from the sparkling Castor River for fishing, swimming and relaxation; about a block from the Durso Hills Winery and Bistro.
Don't forget to visit The Gallery, to view its interesting art exhibits. Stop by Buckhorn School Antiques and find a treasure.
Spend the day at Castor River Ranch exploring the outdoors, then stay the night with us.
Reserve one room or the entire house. Reservations accepted by phone and email.
Bollinger County is home to a variety of attractions, including the Bollinger County Museum of Natural History - home of the Missouri dinosaur - and the Cat Ranch Art Guild, which was founded in memory of the late Tom Runnels, local artist, sculptor and writer.
Bollinger County is home to Castor River Park, Whippoorwill Lake Family Campground and Duck Creek Wildlife Refuge.
Visit Bollinger County to enjoy dinosaurs, art, history, a variety of family-owned businesses, outdoor adventures, and other activities. Bollinger County for Beauty, Bones, BBQ.
The "Home of the Missouri Dinosaur." Our exhibits include a life-size model of the Hypsibema missouriense, a variety of dinosaur called a hadrosaur or "duck billed" dinosaur, with jaws that contained more than 1,000 teeth. The dinosaur was discovered in Bollinger County in 1942; in 2004 it became Missouri's official dinosaur.
The museum houses dinosaur fossils and artifacts from around the world; a fossil preparation lab; Will Mayfield College memorabilia; Civil War ballistics; American Indian artifacts; a digitized presentation of historic local photographs; wireless radio development; artifacts from the wreck of the Steamboat Montana; and a children's fun and educational room.
Our museum makes its home in the Art and Science building of the former Will Mayfield College campus, overlooking the foothills of the ancient Ozark Mountains.
Admission: Adults $5; ages 17 and younger, $2.
Please visit our website for details, current exhibits and event schedules
Castor River Conservation Area is nearly all forest and is home to Blue Pond Natural Area. Blue Pond is the deepest natural pond in Missouri. Facilities/features include: primitive camping, a multi-use hike/bike/horse trail, numerous intermittent streams, and one permanent stream. The main tract lies 12 miles west of Marble Hill on both sides of the Route 34.
Full hook-up campground in Southeast Missouri located on Castor River near Marquand, Missouri. Riverfront camping, tents welcome, year leases available. We have horse trails, kayaks, canoes, and floating available on the beautiful Castor River.
An all-suites hotel. Suites include a living room area with a couch that opens into a full-size bed, as well as a 32-inch wall-mounted LCD television. Located off I-55 at Exit 99.
This is a private cottage overlooking a 5.3-acre, stocked lake that provides great fishing. The cottage has: 1,300 square-feet; air-conditioned; fully furnished kitchen. The front is all windows with a great forest view. There are 150 acres for hiking.
This is a predominantly forest area. Facilities/features include: a picnic area, fishing jetties, Buford Pond (three acres, fishable), Blue Springs Natural Area (17 acres), Cardareva Bluff Natural Area (95 aces), and a permanent stream (Current River). The main tract of the Current River Conservation Area is three miles west of Ellington on Route 106. There are three entrances: one is located three miles west of Ellington on Route 106; another is located on South Road in Ellington; the other is located on Reynolds County Road 626.
Veteran Campers and first-timers will all find something to love about DD Hwy Campground. Though our site is an excellent spot for family camping, individuals are free to visit as well. As a new campground, we are able to offer newly installed restrooms and shower areas to our customers.
All campsites have full RV hookups in all for RV camping, including water, sewer and electric. We also have spaces available for tent camping.
This area contains 2,400 acres of wetlands, plus forests and some cropland. This is a waterfowl hunting area, established in conjunction with Mingo National Wildlife Refuge.
Facilities include: four boat ramps,; boat rentals; a boat dock; primitive camping; six fishing jetties; and an 1,800-acre lake. The main entrance is nine miles north of Puxico, on Route 51.
We offer a turkey hunting guide service, and we have a deer hunting lease, on a private, gated 2,000 acre tract of land. There are several ponds and food plots, along with beautiful scenery.
You pay only if you get your turkey. Open daily during Missouri hunting seasons.
Also, we offer hog hunting in Reynolds county, on 15,000 acres located around Lesterville.
Predator hunting is available.
Faith based gifts, jewelry, art, scarves gourmet candy, organic chocolate, pottery, books, toys, children’s boutique style clothing and accessories by The Frilly Farm, Mud Pie, Belle Tunno and others. Gifts by WillowTree, Kelly Rae Roberts, Scentsy Open House, Jordan Essentials order station, Natural Life, Yankee Candles, Jim Shore and Foundations. Corky's and Bee Bop flip flops, rain boots and western style boots.
Specialty sandwiches, wraps and desserts daily, gourmet soda, specialty coffees, floats, and much more. Dining in on the large beautiful porch only. Pick up lunches anytime.
A secluded campground setting that allows you to spend time with your family and friends at a place where family values are protected. We offer rustic cabins, shaded RV spots, and tent sites by the lake.
We feature more than 150 acres of beautiful, natural surrounds, including a 12-acre spring-fed lake which is great for fishing, swimming and camping. Enjoy concerts on the stage and just relax by the beach.
Have your private event in our pavilion.
Located 5 miles south of Marble Hill; off of Route 51, west on County Road 522.
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