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12 of 14 Types of Missouri Recreational Facilities--State Parks
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Missouri State Parks

ame

County

Size

Estab-
lished

Babler State Park

St. Louis

2,441 acres

988 ha

1937

Sam A. Baker State Park

Wayne

5,323.62 acres

2,154.39 ha

1926

Bennett Spring State Park

DallasLaclede

3,216.74 acres

1,301.77 ha

1923

Big Lake State Park

Holt

407.41 acres

164.87 ha

1932

Big Oak Tree State Park

Mississippi

1,028.68 acres

416.29 ha

1937

Big Sugar Creek State Park

McDonald

2,082.54 acres

842.77 ha

1992

Bryant Creek State Park

Douglas

2,917 acres

1,180 ha

2016

Castlewood State Park

St. Louis

1,818.3 acres

735.8 ha

1974

Crowder State Park

Grundy

1,912.10 acres

773.80 ha

1938

Cuivre River State Park

Lincoln

6,393.94 acres

2,587.54 ha

1946

Current River State Park

Shannon

780 acres

320 ha

2008

Don Robinson State Park

Jefferson

843 acres

341 ha

2012

Echo Bluff State Park

Shannon

410 acres

170 ha

2016

Elephant Rocks State Park

Iron

131.74 acres

53.31 ha

1967

Eleven Point State Park

Oregon

4,167 acres

1,686 ha

2016

Finger Lakes State Park

Boone

1,128.69 acres

456.76 ha

1973

Graham Cave State Park

Montgomery

369.51 acres

149.54 ha

1964

Grand Gulf State Park

Oregon

321.96 acres

130.29 ha

1984

Ha Ha Tonka State Park

Camden

3,709.74 acres

1,501.28 ha

1978

Harry S Truman State Park

Benton

1,440 acres

580 ha

1976

Hawn State Park

Ste. Genevieve

4,953.66 acres

2,004.68 ha

1955

Jay Nixon State Park

Reynolds

1,230 acres

500 ha

2017

Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park

Reynolds

8,549.51 acres

3,459.86 ha

1955

Jones-Confluence Point State Park

St. Charles

1,121.43 acres

453.83 ha

2001

Katy Trail State Park

multiple

225.1 mi

362.3 km

1990

Knob Noster State Park

Johnson

3,934.38 acres

1,592.19 ha

1946

Lake of the Ozarks State Park

CamdenMiller

17,626.55 acres

7,133.21 ha

1946

Lake Wappapello State Park

Wayne

1,854.23 acres

750.38 ha

1956

Lewis and Clark State Park

Buchanan

189.13 acres

76.54 ha

1934

Long Branch State Park

Macon

1,828.47 acres

739.96 ha

1983

Mark Twain State Park

Monroe

2,775.14 acres

1,123.06 ha

1924

Meramec State Park

FranklinCrawford
Washington

6,896.33 acres

2,790.85 ha

1927

Montauk State Park

Dent

1,396.12 acres

564.99 ha

1926

Morris State Park

Dunklin

161.22 acres

65.24 ha

2000

Onondaga Cave State Park

Crawford

1,317.70 acres

533.25 ha

1982

Ozark Mountain State Park

Taney

1,011 acres

409 ha

2016

Pershing State Park

Linn

3,565.66 acres

1,442.97 ha

1937

Pomme de Terre State Park

Hickory

734.44 acres

297.22 ha

1960

Prairie State Park

Barton

3,942 acres

1,595 ha

1980

Roaring River State Park

Barry

4,093.38 acres

1,656.53 ha

1928

Robertsville State Park

Franklin

1,224.65 acres

495.60 ha

1979

Rock Bridge Memorial State Park

Boone

2,272.83 acres

919.78 ha

1967

Rock Island Trail State Park

multiple

130 mi

210 km

2016

Roger Pryor Pioneer Backcountry

multiple

60,000 acres

24,000 ha

2001

Route 66 State Park

St. Louis

418.61 acres

169.41 ha

1997

St. Francois State Park

St. Francois

2,734.97 acres

1,106.80 ha

1964

St. Joe State Park

St. Francois

8,242.98 acres

3,335.82 ha

1976

Stockton State Park

Cedar

2,175.90 acres

880.56 ha

1969

Table Rock State Park

TaneyStone

356.03 acres

144.08 ha

1959

Taum Sauk Mountain State Park

IronReynolds

7,501.09 acres

3,035.58 ha

1991

Thousand Hills State Park

Adair

3,079.70 acres

1,246.31 ha

1952

Trail of Tears State Park

Cape Girardeau

3,415.39 acres

1,382.16 ha

1957

Van Meter State Park

Saline

1,104.63 acres

447.03 ha

1932

Wakonda State Park

Lewis

1,053.87 acres

426.49 ha

1960

Wallace State Park

Clinton

501.61 acres

202.99 ha

1932

Washington State Park

Washington

2,147.57 acres

869.09 ha

1932

Watkins Woolen Mill State Park

Clay

1,500.22 acres

607.12 ha

1964

Weston Bend State Park

Platte

1,133.08 acres

458.54 ha

1980

State historic sites[edit]

Name

County

Size

Estab- 
lished

Arrow Rock State Historic Site

Saline

167.39 acres

67.74 ha

1923

Battle of Athens State Historic Site

Clark

408.50 acres

165.31 ha

1975

Battle of Carthage State Historic Site

Jasper

7.4 acres

3.0 ha

1990

Battle of Island Mound State Historic Site

Bates

40 acres

16 ha

2012

Battle of Lexington State Historic Site

Lafayette

92.25 acres

37.33 ha

1958

Thomas Hart Benton Home and Studio State Historic Site

Jackson

0.32 acres

0.13 ha

1977

Bollinger Mill State Historic Site

Cape Girardeau

43 acres

17 ha

1967

Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site

Greene

400.20 acres

161.96 ha

1991

Boone's Lick State Historic Site

Howard

51.17 acres

20.71 ha

1960

Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site

Pettis

246.91 acres

99.92 ha

1974

Clark's Hill/Norton State Historic Site

Cole

13.4 acres

5.4 ha

2002

Confederate Memorial State Historic Site

Lafayette

135.22 acres

54.72 ha

1952

Deutschheim State Historic Site

Gasconade

0.69 acres

0.28 ha

1978

Dillard Mill State Historic Site

Crawford

131.77 acres

53.33 ha

1977

Gov. Daniel Dunklin's Grave State Historic Site

Jefferson

1.37 acres

0.55 ha

1965

Felix Vallé House State Historic Site

Ste. Genevieve

10.13 acres

4.10 ha

1970

First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site

St. Charles

0.66 acres

0.27 ha

1960

Fort Davidson State Historic Site

Iron

77.19 acres

31.24 ha

1968

Gen. John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site

Linn

2.69 acres

1.09 ha

1952

Harry S Truman Birthplace State Historic Site

Barton

2.51 acres

1.02 ha

1957

Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site

New Madrid

19.80 acres

8.01 ha

1967

Iliniwek Village State Historic Site

Clark

127.49 acres

51.59 ha

1992

Jefferson Landing State Historic Site

Cole

1.27 acres

0.51 ha

1976

Jewell Cemetery State Historic Site

Boone

0.45 acres

0.18 ha

1970

Locust Creek Covered Bridge State Historic Site

Linn

32.22 acres

13.04 ha

1968

Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site

Monroe

13 acres

5.3 ha

1924

Mastodon State Historic Site

Jefferson

425 acres

172 ha

1976

Missouri Mines State Historic Site

St. Francois

25 acres

10 ha

1976

Missouri State Capitol

Cole

3 acres

1.2 ha

1826

Missouri State Museum

Cole

   

1923

Osage Village State Historic Site

Vernon

100 acres

40 ha

1984

Sandy Creek Covered Bridge State Historic Site

Jefferson

205.78 acres

83.28 ha

1968

Sappington Cemetery State Historic Site

Saline

2 acres

0.81 ha

1970

Scott Joplin House State Historic Site

St. Louis

3.86 acres

1.56 ha

1983

Towosahgy State Historic Site

Mississippi

64 acres

26 ha

1967

Union Covered Bridge State Historic Site

Monroe

1.24 acres

0.50 ha

1967

Watkins Woolen Mill State Historic Site

Clay

1,442 acres

584 ha

1964

 

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