Robertsville State Park

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Robertsville State Park
Bridge on Spice Bush Trail - panoramio (1).jpg
A footbridge on the Spice Bush Trail
Map showing the location of Robertsville State Park
Map showing the location of Robertsville State Park
Location in Missouri
Map showing the location of Robertsville State Park
Map showing the location of Robertsville State Park
Robertsville State Park (the United States)
LocationFranklin, Missouri, United States
Coordinates38°25′24″N 90°48′50″W / 38.42333°N 90.81389°W / 38.42333; -90.81389Coordinates: 38°25′24″N 90°48′50″W / 38.42333°N 90.81389°W / 38.42333; -90.81389
Area1,224.65 acres (4.9560 km2)[1]
Elevation509 ft (155 m)[2]
Established1979[3]
Governing bodyMissouri Department of Natural Resources
WebsiteRobertsville State Park

Robertsville State Park is a public recreation area bordering the Meramec River in unincorporated Robertsville in Franklin County, Missouri. The state park's 1,225 acres (496 ha) include a boat launch, campground, playground, picnic shelters, and the Spice Bush and Lost Hill hiking trails. The land was once owned by Edward James Roberts, who moved to the area at age 14 in 1831.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Robertsville State Park: Data Sheet" (PDF). Missouri Department of Natural Resources. November 2017. Retrieved April 28, 2018.
  2. ^ "Robertsville". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  3. ^ "State Park Land Acquisition Summary". Missouri State Parks. Retrieved April 28, 2018.
  4. ^ "Robertsville State Park". Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved April 21, 2013.

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