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.

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