Located in southern Washington County, Hughes Mountain and the Hughes Mountain State Natural Area covers 462 acres and reaches an elevation of just over 1,200 feet. Hughes Mountain is in the St. Francois Mountains range of The Ozarks, just south of the Big River. It is best known for the geological wonder nicknamed Devil’s Honeycomb, which can be found on the mountain’s highest point.
Have you seen the Devil’s Honeycomb in person? Would you like to? While Hughes may not be Missouri’s most popular mountain, it is definitely very special and the Devil’s Honeycomb is a natural geological wonder.
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