Exploring Missouri often gives us a glimpse into the past, sometimes even allowing our imaginations to run wild. Most of us have probably heard of, or maybe even been to, Ha Ha Tonka State Park, home to what was to be a majestic castle. For an insightful journey, follow a picturesque hiking trail that will lead you directly to some of the most fascinating castle ruins and all-around best castles in the US:

Have you been to these castle ruins in Missouri? Share your experience in the comments. If you’re a fan of exploring ruins, follow the Fort Belle Fontaine Loop Trail, which will take you to amazing and historical ruins.

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