This Entire Town In Missouri Was Turned Into A State Park You Can’t Pass Up

Missourians have no shortage of state parks to visit, tranquil spots to relax and to enjoy time among nature. Route 66 State Park in Missouri beckons those who live near St. Louis and beyond to its 419 acres for a day of fun, memories, and history. Before it was a popular state park, the sprawling land housed the town of Times Beach.

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Have you ever been to Route 66 State Park in Missouri? Could you imagine it when it was the small town of Times Beach? Join the conversation in the comments! Have you ever been to Lake of the Ozarks State Park? It’s Missouri’s largest state park and well worth a visit.

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