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Celebrate the beginning of 2015 by taking a guided hike in a Missouri state park. Start a new tradition with your friends and family as you get some healthy exercise and enjoy the great outdoors.
There are 41 First Day Hikes from which to choose. Visit the website for details, meeting location and schedules at specific parks.
Note: The address shown above is for the Missouri State Parks headquarters in Jefferson City. Hikes are scheduled in locations throughout the state.
First Day Hikes are promoted by America’s State Parks. Join hikers from all 50 states. For details, visit americasstateparks.org.
Our family campground is nestled in among tall pines and other native trees, so there is abundant shade!
We have 34 full hook-up sites (eight - 50Amp and 26 - 30Amp. They include electric, water, sewer, and cable; seven sites with electric, water and cable; and seven primitive tent sites. We also have three Camper Cabins!
We have plenty of things for everyone in the family to enjoy. Activities include: playground, fishing, volleyball, badminton, horseshoes, basketball, and a swimming pool. There are plenty of roads for bike riding, so bring your bicycles! Please call or visit our website for directions.
We offer a country, rural setting in the Ozark forested hills. All 76 sites have cable TV (61 channels). Facilities include: level sites with room for your slide-outs and tows; a propane station; laundry facilities. Daily, weekly and extended stay rates. We have camping with convenience in mind.
Come enjoy the area and make us a convenient overnight stop. Food and car rental deliver to sites. Visit our website for more information and photos.
Some restrictions of pet breeds.
The St. Francois Mountains provide the backdrop for this scenic park. Great for families, it offers fishing, float trips, nature programs, camping (including equestrian), dining, cabins, hiking, backpacking and horse trails, a bicycle trail, picnicking and a stream for splashing.
Eighteen rustic cabins with fireplace; kitchen; full bathroom; heating and A/C; outside grill; fire pit and picnic table. Available April to October.
The park, named for a former Missouri governor, dates to the 1920s. It encompasses 5,323 acres of the St. Francois Mountains. It features trails, canoeing, a nature center and picnicking in a scenic setting.
This park features two campgrounds; an equestrian campground; and a special-use camping area. There are basic and electric sites; showers; firewood; laundry and a dump station. The park, named for a former Missouri governor, dates to the 1920s. It encompasses 5,323 acres of the St. Francois Mountains. It features trails, canoeing, a nature center and picnicking in a scenic setting. Camping Reservations: 877-422-6766 and online.
Canoes, one-person sit-on-top kayaks and six-person rafts are available for rent on the scenic and secluded St. Francois and Big Creek. Big Creek is best floated in the spring and fall, while the St. Francois is floatable year-round. Half-day, one-, two- and three-day float trips can be arranged at The Park Store.
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