Meramec State Park, located along the Meramec River, is a favorite with canoeists and fishermen. It features a store/grill; a visitor center; hiking and backpacking trails; cabins; a motel with a conference center; canoe, kayak and raft rentals; and camping.
There are more than 40 caves in the park; guided tours are given of Fisher Cave.
The park is four miles outside of Sullivan, on Route 185. From Interstate 44, take Exit 226 to Route 185 south; travel three miles to the park entrance.
Please note: Some driving directions found online and on GPS systems may provide inaccurate information. Please use the directions above, or get driving directions on the park’s website.