Trail of Tears State Park
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429 Moccasin Springs
Jackson, MO 63755
Phone: 573-290-5268
Park grounds: Daily, 7 a.m.-dusk.

The Trail of Tears– the forced relocation of Cherokee Indians from Tennessee to Oklahoma in the 1830s – passed through this area. Exhibits cover the event.

The park offers camping, hiking, equestrian and backpacking trails, a lake, fishing, a swimmimg beach, picnicking and an accessible overlook of the Mississippi River.

Note: The visitor center's hours vary by month; the visitor center is closed December-February.

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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
  • equestrian trails
  • backpacking trail
  • camping
PET POLICY
  • service animals welcome
  • pets on leash allowed
RATES
  • free admission
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