Hike This Ancient Forest In Missouri That’s Home To 500-Year-Old Trees

Missouri’s dotted with natural wonders, some that we may not even realize exist. If you’re up for a pretty laid back adventure that will give you a glimpse of trees that date back more than five centuries, you’ll definitely want to make your way to Allred Lake in Missouri. It’s one of those unique destinations that deserves a spot on your to do list.

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Have you been to Allred Lake in Missouri? Did you see the ancient trees? Share your experience in the comments! If you’ve not been to Big Oak Tree State Park in East Prairie, you’ll definitely want to visit this ancient forest.

Address: Allred Lake, Coon Island Township, MO 63954, USA