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Address: 12096 Park Drive, Sainte Genevieve, MO 63670
Phone Number: 573-883-3603
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Activities: Hiking
Description: Hawn State Park is one of the loveliest parks in a system full of lovely...
Hawn State Park is one of the loveliest parks in a system full of lovely parks. Clear, sand-bottomed streams, wild areas ripe with orchids and awe-inspiring views combine to make Hawn a place that Missourians treasure. Geology buffs love Pickle Creek for the number of exposed rock types. Hikers frequent the Whispering Pine Wild Area for its quiet trails with expansive views. Bird watchers flock to the park for its variety of birds. And there are plenty of quiet spaces for people to get away and enjoy the outdoors.
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Beautiful Hiking. Would go again

A little bit of a drive outside of St Louis, but very pretty. Would like to camp next time. Nice scenery, and a nice hiking loop.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 7, 2015
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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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77 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

A little bit of a drive outside of St Louis, but very pretty. Would like to camp next time. Nice scenery, and a nice hiking loop.

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Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Hawn State Park is a great place to visit, especially in the autumn when leaves are changing colors. It is, in my opinion, the most beautiful part of Missouri's state park system.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

This was our second time to camp here. We are retired so we can go camping during the week when it is not crowded. We enjoy the quietness of the park and the Pickle Creek hiking and other trails in the park. For day trips there are Elephant Rocks, and the Johnson Shut-ins. We also enjoy the winery's in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Beautiful scenery; the perfect spot for everyone in the family to enjoy, any time of the year. Bring a bag for your trash, this is a national conservation and should be treated with respect!

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

Disappointed that rain preempted walk on one of the trails. Still beautiful drive through. Very small camp site as previously mentioned. No pull-through sites but nice concrete pads and some power. Most every site was reserved for weekend or had only a single nite available. Saw community shower building at camp site.

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Hancock, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

It is a state park about 15 miles from town. There are trails, etc. Not being a hiking fan, we did a drive through. It is pretty.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This place was great. Smaller campground than a lot of state parks. Campgrounds were great. We hiked all the trails, by far the best state park for hiking in MO. Highly recommend it.

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Midway, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Hawn offers a very nice and relaxing trail system full of whispering pine trees. It is just beautiful hearing the wind blow threw the pines - you'll love it. The park is clean with a small but nice children's play ground under the shade of the trees. Lots of people use the trails to walk their dogs. All were courteous... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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28 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We decided to travel to Sainte Genevieve to escape the Memphis rain. My husband wanted some place we could exercise the dogs. We did about 4 miles of one of the trails. There were lots of ups and downs, which we like. It reminds us of being back home in KY. There aren't many hills in Memphis.

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Edwardsville, IL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I haven't been to every state park in Missouri, so perhaps my title is a bit misleading. But Hawn is a fantastic park. Beyond being beautiful, it's just a fun place to hike. The campground is also nice, and we enjoyed camping there in the fall. I would imagine it gets crowded in the summer.

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Address: Address: 12096 Park Drive, Sainte Genevieve, MO 63670
Phone Number: 573-883-3603
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Sainte Genevieve

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