List of Missouri state parks

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This is a list of state parks and state historic sites in Missouri. In the state of Missouri both state parks and state historic sites are administered by the Division of State Parks of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. As of 2014, the division manages a total of 87 parks and historic sites plus the Roger Pryor Pioneer Backcountry, which together total more than 200,000 acres (81,000 ha).[1] According to the state, its parks system includes approximately 3,500 campsites, 194 cabins, and 1,000 miles (1,600 km) of trails, including the longest developed rails-to-trails project in the nation.[1]

State parks[edit]

NameCountySizeEstab-
lished
Babler State ParkSt. Louis2,441 acres9.88 km21937
Sam A. Baker State ParkWayne5,323.62 acres21.5439 km21926
Bennett Spring State ParkDallas, Laclede3,216.74 acres13.0177 km21923
Big Lake State ParkHolt407.41 acres1.6487 km21932
Big Oak Tree State ParkMississippi1,028.68 acres4.1629 km21937
Big Sugar Creek State ParkMcDonald2,082.54 acres8.4277 km21992
Castlewood State ParkSt. Louis1,818.3 acres7.358 km21974
Crowder State ParkGrundy1,912.10 acres7.7380 km21938
Cuivre River State ParkLincoln6,393.94 acres25.8754 km21946
Current River State ParkShannon780 acres3.2 km22008
Don Robinson State ParkJefferson843 acres3.41 km22012
Elephant Rocks State ParkIron131.74 acres0.5331 km21967
Finger Lakes State ParkBoone1,128.69 acres4.5676 km21973
Graham Cave State ParkMontgomery369.51 acres1.4954 km21964
Grand Gulf State ParkOregon321.96 acres1.3029 km21984
Ha Ha Tonka State ParkCamden3,709.74 acres15.0128 km21978
Harry S Truman State ParkBenton1,440 acres5.8 km21976
Hawn State ParkSte. Genevieve4,953.66 acres20.0468 km21955
Johnson's Shut-Ins State ParkReynolds8,549.51 acres34.5986 km21955
Jones-Confluence Point State ParkSt. Charles1,121.43 acres4.5383 km22001
Katy Trail State Parkmultiple225.1 mi362.3 km
Knob Noster State ParkJohnson3,934.38 acres15.9219 km21946
Lake of the Ozarks State ParkCamden, Miller17,626.55 acres71.3321 km21946
Lake Wappapello State ParkWayne1,854.23 acres7.5038 km21956
Lewis and Clark State ParkBuchanan189.13 acres0.7654 km21934
Long Branch State ParkMacon1,828.47 acres7.3996 km21983
Mark Twain State ParkMonroe2,775.14 acres11.2306 km21924
Meramec State ParkFranklin, Crawford,
Washington
6,896.33 acres27.9085 km21927
Montauk State ParkDent1,396.12 acres5.6499 km21926
Morris State ParkDunklin161.22 acres0.6524 km22000
Onondaga Cave State ParkCrawford1,317.70 acres5.3325 km21982
Pershing State ParkLinn3,565.66 acres14.4297 km21937
Pomme de Terre State ParkHickory734.44 acres2.9722 km21960
Prairie State ParkBarton3,942 acres15.95 km21980
Roaring River State ParkBarry4,093.38 acres16.5653 km21928
Robertsville State ParkFranklin1,224.65 acres4.9560 km21979
Rock Bridge Memorial State ParkBoone2,272.83 acres9.1978 km21967
Rock Island Trail State Parkmultiple130 mi210 kmIn development
Roger Pryor Pioneer Backcountrymultiple60,000 acres240 km22001
Route 66 State ParkSt. Louis418.61 acres1.6941 km21997
St. Francois State ParkSt. Francois2,734.97 acres11.0680 km21964
St. Joe State ParkSt. Francois8,242.98 acres33.3582 km21976
Stockton State ParkCedar2,175.90 acres8.8056 km21969
Table Rock State ParkTaney, Stone356.03 acres1.4408 km21959
Taum Sauk Mountain State ParkIron, Reynolds7,501.09 acres30.3558 km21991
Thousand Hills State ParkAdair3,079.70 acres12.4631 km21952
Trail of Tears State ParkCape Girardeau3,415.39 acres13.8216 km21957
Van Meter State ParkSaline1,104.63 acres4.4703 km21932
Wakonda State ParkLewis1,053.87 acres4.2649 km21960
Wallace State ParkClinton501.61 acres2.0299 km21932
Washington State ParkWashington2,147.57 acres8.6909 km21932
Watkins Woolen Mill State ParkClay1,500.22 acres6.0712 km21964
Weston Bend State ParkPlatte1,133.08 acres4.5854 km21980

State historic sites[edit]

NameCountySizeEstab-
lished
Arrow Rock State Historic SiteSaline167.39 acres0.6774 km21923
Battle of Athens State Historic SiteClark408.50 acres1.6531 km21975
Battle of Carthage State Historic SiteJasper7.4 acres0.030 km21990
Battle of Island Mound State Historic SiteBates40 acres0.16 km22012
Battle of Lexington State Historic SiteLafayette92.25 acres0.3733 km21958
Thomas Hart Benton Home and Studio State Historic SiteJackson0.32 acres1,300 m21977
Bollinger Mill State Historic SiteCape Girardeau43 acres0.17 km21967
Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic SiteGreene400.20 acres1.6196 km21991
Boone's Lick State Historic SiteHoward51.17 acres0.2071 km21960
Bothwell Lodge State Historic SitePettis246.91 acres0.9992 km21974
Clark's Hill/Norton State Historic SiteCole13.4 acres0.054 km22002
Confederate Memorial State Historic SiteLafayette135.22 acres0.5472 km21952
Deutschheim State Historic SiteGasconade0.69 acres2,800 m21978
Dillard Mill State Historic SiteCrawford131.77 acres0.5333 km21977
Gov. Daniel Dunklin's Grave State Historic SiteJefferson1.37 acres5,500 m21965
Felix Vallé House State Historic SiteSte. Genevieve10.13 acres0.0410 km21970
First Missouri State Capitol State Historic SiteSt. Charles0.66 acres2,700 m21960
Fort Davidson State Historic SiteIron77.19 acres0.3124 km21968
Gen. John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic SiteLinn2.69 acres10,900 m21952
Harry S Truman Birthplace State Historic SiteBarton2.51 acres10,200 m21957
Hunter-Dawson State Historic SiteNew Madrid19.80 acres0.0801 km21967
Iliniwek Village State Historic SiteClark127.49 acres0.5159 km21992
Jefferson Landing State Historic SiteCole1.27 acres5,100 m21976
Jewell Cemetery State Historic SiteBoone0.45 acres1,800 m21970
Locust Creek Covered Bridge State Historic SiteLinn32.22 acres0.1304 km21968
Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic SiteMonroe13 acres0.053 km21924
Mastodon State Historic SiteJefferson425 acres1.72 km21976
Missouri Mines State Historic SiteSt. Francois25 acres0.10 km21976
Missouri State CapitolCole3 acres12,000 m21826
Missouri State MuseumCole1923
Osage Village State Historic SiteVernon100 acres0.40 km21984
Sandy Creek Covered Bridge State Historic SiteJefferson205.78 acres0.8328 km21968
Sappington Cemetery State Historic SiteSaline2 acres8,100 m21970
Scott Joplin House State Historic SiteSt. Louis3.86 acres15,600 m21983
Towosahgy State Historic SiteMississippi64 acres0.26 km21967
Union Covered Bridge State Historic SiteMonroe1.24 acres0.0050 km21967
Watkins Woolen Mill State Historic SiteClay1,442 acres5.84 km21964

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "About the Missouri State Park System". Missouri State Parks. Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved October 8, 2014.