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Rocky Falls Shut-in

Shannon County, Eminence, MO
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Ranked #2 of 6 Attractions in Eminence
Type: Geologic Formations
Activities: Swimming
Description: A shut-in more similar to a waterfall with a pool at the bottom.
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Ozark, Missouri
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

Great place to visit with the family and enjoy the nature. Also good for picnic and have some hiking in the rocks.

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Bourbon, Missouri
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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I have been going to Eminence, Mo. for floating and camping since I was a child. I like wise have taken my children there. It is gorgeous and the Current River and the Jacks Fork river are spring fed, which make them crystal clear and VERY cold. The country side is beautiful. If you are going expecting modern day technology(you... More

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Springfield, Missouri
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We spent an entire day sitting in the water or climbing the falls. Great gravel beach area to have a picnic. The water is so clear be sure to bring your snorkel gear.

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Macon, Missouri
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

For the extra drive, I will say it was okay. Pretty, yes. Crowded, very! This is an area you can tell is very utilized by the local people as a swim hole and destination. We saw it for about 15 minutes and then left. It was clean, pretty and had nice picnic spots, but just a lot of people and... More

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Bethalto, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We took four young teenagers to visit for a few hours in the evening. It had just rained pretty heavily the previous week and the water was really running. The kids climbed the falls and swam in the deep cool water. It was beautiful and fun--definitely worth the short drive there from Eminence.

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Salem, Missouri
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

My sister-in-law came down last summer with some family and I wanted to take them someplace beside the river. A friend had told me about Rocky Falls and how much fun it was. The drive there was about an hour from Salem down Hwy 19. It is located off of Route H which is off Route NN, east of Eminence.... More

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Huntingdon, Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We went one day around noon...and the boys (13 & 16) had a great time playing in the water...climbing the falls and generally having fun. The water was crisp and cool. Very clean place. I would have liked to see some more picnic areas, but definitely worth the trip!

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Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

I Kewl place to see, hike, nature,picnic,history and so so much more, or just to spend some time enjoying nature, side walks to walk on or nature trails

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Mountain View, Missouri
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87 reviews 87 reviews
8 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

I went to Rocky Falls again this year. I've gone for years now, generally every year early in the summer. It's a nice drive to the falls. Once you're there you're sort overwhelmed with how beautiful this area is. Formed about 1.5 billion years ago as molten rock flowing to the surface. The rhyolite rock is a harder rock which... More

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Arnold, Missouri
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We went down to Eminence, MO over labor day weekend. We go there a couple times a year, but we decided to check out Rocky Falls this time. So glad that we did! It was so pretty and relaxing. People took a trail up to the top of the falls if they wanted to on foot, but I chickened out... More

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