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 Established
Babler State Park St. Louis 2,441 acres 988 ha 1937
Sam A. Baker State Park Wayne 5,323.62 acres 2,154.39 ha 1926
Bennett Spring State Park Dallas, Laclede 3,216.74 acres 1,301.77 ha 1923
Big Lake State Park Holt 407.41 acres 164.87 ha 1932
Big Oak Tree State Park Mississippi 1,028.68 acres 416.29 ha 1937
Big Sugar Creek State Park McDonald 2,082.54 acres 842.77 ha 1992
Castlewood State Park St. Louis 1,818.3 acres 735.8 ha 1974
Crowder State Park Grundy 1,912.10 acres 773.80 ha 1938
Cuivre River State Park Lincoln 6,393.94 acres 2,587.54 ha 1946
Current River State Park Shannon 780 acres 320 ha 2008
Don Robinson State Park Jefferson 843 acres 341 ha 2012
Echo Bluff State Park Shannon 410 acres 170 ha 2016
Elephant Rocks State Park Iron 131.74 acres 53.31 ha 1967
Finger Lakes State Park Boone 1,128.69 acres 456.76 ha 1973
Graham Cave State Park Montgomery 369.51 acres 149.54 ha 1964
Grand Gulf State Park Oregon 321.96 acres 130.29 ha 1984
Ha Ha Tonka State Park Camden 3,709.74 acres 1,501.28 ha 1978
Harry S Truman State Park Benton 1,440 acres 580 ha 1976
Hawn State Park Ste. Genevieve 4,953.66 acres 2,004.68 ha 1955
Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park Reynolds 8,549.51 acres 3,459.86 ha 1955
Jones-Confluence Point State Park St. Charles 1,121.43 acres 453.83 ha 2001
Katy Trail State Park multiple 225.1 mi 362.3 km 1990
Knob Noster State Park Johnson 3,934.38 acres 1,592.19 ha 1946
Lake of the Ozarks State Park Camden, Miller 17,626.55 acres 7,133.21 ha 1946
Lake Wappapello State Park Wayne 1,854.23 acres 750.38 ha 1956
Lewis and Clark State Park Buchanan 189.13 acres 76.54 ha 1934
Long Branch State Park Macon 1,828.47 acres 739.96 ha 1983
Mark Twain State Park Monroe 2,775.14 acres 1,123.06 ha 1924
Meramec State Park Franklin, Crawford,
Washington
6,896.33 acres 2,790.85 ha 1927
Montauk State Park Dent 1,396.12 acres 564.99 ha 1926
Morris State Park Dunklin 161.22 acres 65.24 ha 2000
Onondaga Cave State Park Crawford 1,317.70 acres 533.25 ha 1982
Pershing State Park Linn 3,565.66 acres 1,442.97 ha 1937
Pomme de Terre State Park Hickory 734.44 acres 297.22 ha 1960
Prairie State Park Barton 3,942 acres 1,595 ha 1980
Roaring River State Park Barry 4,093.38 acres 1,656.53 ha 1928
Robertsville State Park Franklin 1,224.65 acres 495.60 ha 1979
Rock Bridge Memorial State Park Boone 2,272.83 acres 919.78 ha 1967
Rock Island Trail State Park multiple 130 mi 210 km In development
Roger Pryor Pioneer Backcountry multiple 60,000 acres 24,000 ha 2001
Route 66 State Park St. Louis 418.61 acres 169.41 ha 1997
St. Francois State Park St. Francois 2,734.97 acres 1,106.80 ha 1964
St. Joe State Park St. Francois 8,242.98 acres 3,335.82 ha 1976
Stockton State Park Cedar 2,175.90 acres 880.56 ha 1969
Table Rock State Park Taney, Stone 356.03 acres 144.08 ha 1959
Taum Sauk Mountain State Park Iron, Reynolds 7,501.09 acres 3,035.58 ha 1991
Thousand Hills State Park Adair 3,079.70 acres 1,246.31 ha 1952
Trail of Tears State Park Cape Girardeau 3,415.39 acres 1,382.16 ha 1957
Van Meter State Park Saline 1,104.63 acres 447.03 ha 1932
Wakonda State Park Lewis 1,053.87 acres 426.49 ha 1960
Wallace State Park Clinton 501.61 acres 202.99 ha 1932
Washington State Park Washington 2,147.57 acres 869.09 ha 1932
Watkins Woolen Mill State Park Clay 1,500.22 acres 607.12 ha 1964
Weston Bend State Park Platte 1,133.08 acres 458.54 ha 1980

State historic sites[edit]

Name County Size Estab-
lished
Arrow Rock State Historic Site Saline 167.39 acres 67.74 ha 1923
Battle of Athens State Historic Site Clark 408.50 acres 165.31 ha 1975
Battle of Carthage State Historic Site Jasper 7.4 acres 3.0 ha 1990
Battle of Island Mound State Historic Site Bates 40 acres 16 ha 2012
Battle of Lexington State Historic Site Lafayette 92.25 acres 37.33 ha 1958
Thomas Hart Benton Home and Studio State Historic Site Jackson 0.32 acres 0.13 ha 1977
Bollinger Mill State Historic Site Cape Girardeau 43 acres 17 ha 1967
Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site Greene 400.20 acres 161.96 ha 1991
Boone's Lick State Historic Site Howard 51.17 acres 20.71 ha 1960
Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site Pettis 246.91 acres 99.92 ha 1974
Clark's Hill/Norton State Historic Site Cole 13.4 acres 5.4 ha 2002
Confederate Memorial State Historic Site Lafayette 135.22 acres 54.72 ha 1952
Deutschheim State Historic Site Gasconade 0.69 acres 0.28 ha 1978
Dillard Mill State Historic Site Crawford 131.77 acres 53.33 ha 1977
Gov. Daniel Dunklin's Grave State Historic Site Jefferson 1.37 acres 0.55 ha 1965
Felix Vallé House State Historic Site Ste. Genevieve 10.13 acres 4.10 ha 1970
First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site St. Charles 0.66 acres 0.27 ha 1960
Fort Davidson State Historic Site Iron 77.19 acres 31.24 ha 1968
Gen. John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site Linn 2.69 acres 1.09 ha 1952
Harry S Truman Birthplace State Historic Site Barton 2.51 acres 1.02 ha 1957
Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site New Madrid 19.80 acres 8.01 ha 1967
Iliniwek Village State Historic Site Clark 127.49 acres 51.59 ha 1992
Jefferson Landing State Historic Site Cole 1.27 acres 0.51 ha 1976
Jewell Cemetery State Historic Site Boone 0.45 acres 0.18 ha 1970
Locust Creek Covered Bridge State Historic Site Linn 32.22 acres 13.04 ha 1968
Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site Monroe 13 acres 5.3 ha 1924
Mastodon State Historic Site Jefferson 425 acres 172 ha 1976
Missouri Mines State Historic Site St. Francois 25 acres 10 ha 1976
Missouri State Capitol Cole 3 acres 1.2 ha 1826
Missouri State Museum Cole 1923
Osage Village State Historic Site Vernon 100 acres 40 ha 1984
Sandy Creek Covered Bridge State Historic Site Jefferson 205.78 acres 83.28 ha 1968
Sappington Cemetery State Historic Site Saline 2 acres 0.81 ha 1970
Scott Joplin House State Historic Site St. Louis 3.86 acres 1.56 ha 1983
Towosahgy State Historic Site Mississippi 64 acres 26 ha 1967
Union Covered Bridge State Historic Site Monroe 1.24 acres 0.50 ha 1967
Watkins Woolen Mill State Historic Site Clay 1,442 acres 584 ha 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.