Missouri State Parks
Introduction to Missouri state parks
Some generalities about Missouri state parks, known for trails, mountains, etc, then list them out.
Lake of the Ozarks State Park
Park Address: 0170, 403 MO-134, Kaiser, MO 65047
Park Description: Lake of the Ozarks State Park is a Missouri state park on the Grand Glaize Arm of the Lake of the Ozarks and is the largest state park in the state.
Lake of the Ozarks State Park Visitors Guide
Table Rock State Park
Park Address: 158 E Ellison Ln, Pickens, SC 29671
Park Description: The park includes Pinnacle Mountain, the tallest mountain totally within the state.
Main Attractions and Hiking Trails: Carrick Creek Nature Trail, Table Rock Summit Trail, Lake Pinnacle
Table Rock State Park Visitors Guide
Ha Ha Tonka State Park
Park Address: 1491 Missouri D, Camdenton, MO 65020
Park Description: Alluding to the natural springs on the property, "ha ha tonka" was said to mean "big laugh" or "smiling waters.
Main Attractions and Hiking Trails: Tonka Spring, Castle, Devil's Kitchen Trail, Turkey Pen Hollow Trail, Oak Woodland Interpretive Trail
Ha Ha Tonka State Park Visitors Guide
Elephant Rocks State Park
Park Address: 7390, 7406 MO-21, Belleview, MO 63623
Park Description: The state park is named for a string of large granite boulders which resemble a train of pink circus elephant
Main Attractions and Hiking Trails: Braille Trail, Fat Man's Squeeze, Boulder Maze
Elephant Rocks State Park Visitors Guide
Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park
Park Address: 148 Taum Sauk Trail, Middle Brook, MO 63656
Park Description: The term "shut-in" refers to a place where the river's breadth is limited by hard rock that is resistant to erosion.