The One Hikeable Lake In Missouri That’s Simply Breathtaking In The Fall

Southeast Missouri has some of the most breathtaking parks in the state. Elephant Rocks State Park is not only unique but it is simply breathtaking in the fall. From the high vantage point of the large rock formations, you can see the beautiful, forested country-side and the stunning fall colors as far as the eye can see. Take the Engine House Ruins Trail for a breathtaking fall hike around the lake at Elephant Rocks State Park.

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