9 Under-Appreciated State Parks Near St. Louis You’re Sure To Love

St. Louis has so many beautiful places to visit that it can be easy to overlook all that our Missouri State Parks have to offer. Each of these parks provide a unique outdoor experience, and they are also perfect for getting away from the city for a day. Read below to see the exciting adventures that await you in these state parks.

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/

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Looking for more outside fun? Check out the otherworldly Elephant Rocks State Park near St. Louis.