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]

Name County Size Estab-
lished
Babler State Park St. Louis 2,441 acres 9.88 km2 1937
Sam A. Baker State Park Wayne 5,323.62 acres 21.5439 km2 1926
Bennett Spring State Park Dallas, Laclede 3,216.74 acres 13.0177 km2 1923
Big Lake State Park Holt 407.41 acres 1.6487 km2 1932
Big Oak Tree State Park Mississippi 1,028.68 acres 4.1629 km2 1937
Big Sugar Creek State Park McDonald 2,082.54 acres 8.4277 km2 1992
Castlewood State Park St. Louis 1,818.3 acres 7.358 km2 1974
Crowder State Park Grundy 1,912.10 acres 7.7380 km2 1938
Cuivre River State Park Lincoln 6,393.94 acres 25.8754 km2 1946
Current River State Park Shannon 780 acres 3.2 km2 2008
Don Robinson State Park Jefferson 843 acres 3.41 km2 2012
Elephant Rocks State Park Iron 131.74 acres 0.5331 km2 1967
Finger Lakes State Park Boone 1,128.69 acres 4.5676 km2 1973
Graham Cave State Park Montgomery 369.51 acres 1.4954 km2 1964
Grand Gulf State Park Oregon 321.96 acres 1.3029 km2 1984
Ha Ha Tonka State Park Camden 3,709.74 acres 15.0128 km2 1978
Harry S Truman State Park Benton 1,440 acres 5.8 km2 1976
Hawn State Park Ste. Genevieve 4,953.66 acres 20.0468 km2 1955
Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park Reynolds 8,549.51 acres 34.5986 km2 1955
Jones-Confluence Point State Park St. Charles 1,121.43 acres 4.5383 km2 2001
Katy Trail State Park multiple 225.1 mi 362.3 km
Knob Noster State Park Johnson 3,934.38 acres 15.9219 km2 1946
Lake of the Ozarks State Park Camden, Miller 17,626.55 acres 71.3321 km2 1946
Lake Wappapello State Park Wayne 1,854.23 acres 7.5038 km2 1956
Lewis and Clark State Park Buchanan 189.13 acres 0.7654 km2 1934
Long Branch State Park Macon 1,828.47 acres 7.3996 km2 1983
Mark Twain State Park Monroe 2,775.14 acres 11.2306 km2 1924
Meramec State Park Franklin, Crawford,
Washington
6,896.33 acres 27.9085 km2 1927
Montauk State Park Dent 1,396.12 acres 5.6499 km2 1926
Morris State Park Dunklin 161.22 acres 0.6524 km2 2000
Onondaga Cave State Park Crawford 1,317.70 acres 5.3325 km2 1982
Pershing State Park Linn 3,565.66 acres 14.4297 km2 1937
Pomme de Terre State Park Hickory 734.44 acres 2.9722 km2 1960
Prairie State Park Barton 3,942 acres 15.95 km2 1980
Roaring River State Park Barry 4,093.38 acres 16.5653 km2 1928
Robertsville State Park Franklin 1,224.65 acres 4.9560 km2 1979
Rock Bridge Memorial State Park Boone 2,272.83 acres 9.1978 km2 1967
Rock Island Trail State Park multiple 130 mi 210 km In development
Roger Pryor Pioneer Backcountry multiple 60,000 acres 240 km2 2001
Route 66 State Park St. Louis 418.61 acres 1.6941 km2 1997
St. Francois State Park St. Francois 2,734.97 acres 11.0680 km2 1964
St. Joe State Park St. Francois 8,242.98 acres 33.3582 km2 1976
Stockton State Park Cedar 2,175.90 acres 8.8056 km2 1969
Table Rock State Park Taney, Stone 356.03 acres 1.4408 km2 1959
Taum Sauk Mountain State Park Iron, Reynolds 7,501.09 acres 30.3558 km2 1991
Thousand Hills State Park Adair 3,079.70 acres 12.4631 km2 1952
Trail of Tears State Park Cape Girardeau 3,415.39 acres 13.8216 km2 1957
Van Meter State Park Saline 1,104.63 acres 4.4703 km2 1932
Wakonda State Park Lewis 1,053.87 acres 4.2649 km2 1960
Wallace State Park Clinton 501.61 acres 2.0299 km2 1932
Washington State Park Washington 2,147.57 acres 8.6909 km2 1932
Watkins Woolen Mill State Park Clay 1,500.22 acres 6.0712 km2 1964
Weston Bend State Park Platte 1,133.08 acres 4.5854 km2 1980

State historic sites[edit]

Name County Size Estab-
lished
Arrow Rock State Historic Site Saline 167.39 acres 0.6774 km2 1923
Battle of Athens State Historic Site Clark 408.50 acres 1.6531 km2 1975
Battle of Carthage State Historic Site Jasper 7.4 acres 0.030 km2 1990
Battle of Island Mound State Historic Site Bates 40 acres 0.16 km2 2012
Battle of Lexington State Historic Site Lafayette 92.25 acres 0.3733 km2 1958
Thomas Hart Benton Home and Studio State Historic Site Jackson 0.32 acres 1,300 m2 1977
Bollinger Mill State Historic Site Cape Girardeau 43 acres 0.17 km2 1967
Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site Greene 400.20 acres 1.6196 km2 1991
Boone's Lick State Historic Site Howard 51.17 acres 0.2071 km2 1960
Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site Pettis 246.91 acres 0.9992 km2 1974
Clark's Hill/Norton State Historic Site Cole 13.4 acres 0.054 km2 2002
Confederate Memorial State Historic Site Lafayette 135.22 acres 0.5472 km2 1952
Deutschheim State Historic Site Gasconade 0.69 acres 2,800 m2 1978
Dillard Mill State Historic Site Crawford 131.77 acres 0.5333 km2 1977
Gov. Daniel Dunklin's Grave State Historic Site Jefferson 1.37 acres 5,500 m2 1965
Felix Vallé House State Historic Site Ste. Genevieve 10.13 acres 0.0410 km2 1970
First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site St. Charles 0.66 acres 2,700 m2 1960
Fort Davidson State Historic Site Iron 77.19 acres 0.3124 km2 1968
Gen. John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site Linn 2.69 acres 10,900 m2 1952
Harry S Truman Birthplace State Historic Site Barton 2.51 acres 10,200 m2 1957
Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site New Madrid 19.80 acres 0.0801 km2 1967
Iliniwek Village State Historic Site Clark 127.49 acres 0.5159 km2 1992
Jefferson Landing State Historic Site Cole 1.27 acres 5,100 m2 1976
Jewell Cemetery State Historic Site Boone 0.45 acres 1,800 m2 1970
Locust Creek Covered Bridge State Historic Site Linn 32.22 acres 0.1304 km2 1968
Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site Monroe 13 acres 0.053 km2 1924
Mastodon State Historic Site Jefferson 425 acres 1.72 km2 1976
Missouri Mines State Historic Site St. Francois 25 acres 0.10 km2 1976
Missouri State Capitol Cole 3 acres 12,000 m2 1826
Missouri State Museum Cole 1923
Osage Village State Historic Site Vernon 100 acres 0.40 km2 1984
Sandy Creek Covered Bridge State Historic Site Jefferson 205.78 acres 0.8328 km2 1968
Sappington Cemetery State Historic Site Saline 2 acres 8,100 m2 1970
Scott Joplin House State Historic Site St. Louis 3.86 acres 15,600 m2 1983
Towosahgy State Historic Site Mississippi 64 acres 0.26 km2 1967
Union Covered Bridge State Historic Site Monroe 1.24 acres 0.0050 km2 1967
Watkins Woolen Mill State Historic Site Clay 1,442 acres 5.84 km2 1964

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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.