The One County In Missouri With The Largest Spring You’ll Want To Visit

Missouri’s known for a whole lot of things – as the birthplace of toasted ravioli, the ice cream cone, and gooey butter cake and as the home of the Gateway Arch and Mark Twain’s boyhood town. Nature lovers may already be able to tell you the state lays claim to 4,400 springs, including Big Spring, the largest spring in Missouri and one of the largest springs in the United States.

Have you been to the largest spring in Missouri? What did you think? Share your experience in the comments! Did you know one of the best ways to check out Missouri’s springs is on a picturesque hike? Yep, follow the Welch Spring Trail in Missouri that leads to an abandoned hospital.

Address: Big Spring, Carter Township, MO 63965, USA