St. Joe State Park

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Coordinates: 37°48′15″N 90°31′01″W / 37.80417°N 90.51694°W / 37.80417; -90.51694
St. Joe State Park
Missouri State Park
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Country United States
State Missouri
County St. Francois
Elevation 928 ft (283 m) [1]
Coordinates 37°48′15″N 90°31′01″W / 37.80417°N 90.51694°W / 37.80417; -90.51694 [1]
Area 8,238 acres (3,334 ha)
Established 1976
Management Missouri Department of Natural Resources
Location in Missouri
Website: St. Joe State Park

St. Joe State Park is a Missouri state park located in Park Hills on the flanks of the Saint Francois Mountains. It encompasses 8,238 acres (3,334 ha) with a 2,000-acre (810 ha) off-road vehicle (ORV) riding area located on the old St. Joe mine tailings dumps. It also contains camping facilities and trails for hiking, bicycling, or horse back riding.[2]

The park also includes the historic St. Joe Minerals mill buildings and a geologic and mining museum located on the 25-acre (10 ha) Missouri Mines State Historic Site.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Saint Joe State Park". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "St. Joe State Park". Missouri State Parks. Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved September 9, 2014. 

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