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Trail of Tears State Park

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 swimming beach, picnicking and an accessible overlook of the Mississippi River.

Note: The visitor center's hours vary by month; check the website for details.

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429 Moccasin Springs
Jackson, MO 63755

Additional Information

Open Year-round
ADA Fully Compliant
Smoking Allowed Outdoors Only
All Ages
Service Animals Welcome
Pets Allowed Outdoors On A Leash
Free Admission
Equestrian Trails
Backpacking Trail
Biking / Walking Trails

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