11 Under-Appreciated State Parks In Missouri You’re Sure To Love

If you’re a lover of nature, chances are that you’ve been to the Johnson Shut-Ins, Elephant Rocks State Park or Ha Ha Tonka State Park. Those tend to be the most popular state parks in Missouri. But did you know that we’re home to over 50 state parks? Pretty incredible when outsiders consider us to be a flat, flyover state. Here are some of those awesome state parks in Missouri that don’t get as much love as they should.

With the weather starting to warm up, now’s the time to start looking ahead to plan a visit. How many of these parks have you been to?

Address: 12096 Park Drive Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670
Address: 5901 South Highway 163 Columbia, MO 65203
Address: 37352 Shrine Road. Florida, MO 65283
Address: 128 NW 150th Lane Mindenmines, MO 64769
Address: 34489 Echo Bluff Drive Eminence, MO 65466
Address: 8920 U.S. 67 Bonne Terre, MO 63628
Address: 16600 Missouri 45 Weston, MO 64098
Address: 429 Moccasin Springs Road Jackson, MO 63755
Address: 13041 MO-104 De Soto, MO 63020
Address: 13640 MO-102 East Prairie, MO 63845