10 Amazing State Parks Around St. Louis That Will Blow You Away

Missouri has stunning parks across the state, but St. Louis is pretty lucky to be so close to some of the best and most beautiful! These ten amazing state parks are all less than 100 miles from St. Louis, which makes them perfect for both lovely day trips and excellent destinations for a weekend getaway!

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

We really are lucky to be surrounded by such amazing places! While there are hundreds of beautiful spots around the state, these are just a handful of highlights that are especially close to St. Louis and easy to access, no matter what type of adventure you’re looking for!