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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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Varied and Beautiful Trails

One of our favorite places to go walking. The trails are pretty and varied. Large rocks to climb on, upper terrain to climb, and easy flat walking areas.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Illinois
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

One of our favorite places to go walking. The trails are pretty and varied. Large rocks to climb on, upper terrain to climb, and easy flat walking areas.

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Poplar Bluff, MO
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23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Husband and I camped 4 days, 3 nights at Hawn State Park and loved every minute of it. We stayed in campsite #15 which was perfect. All the campsites are well appointed with plenty of space between so as not to feel right on top of one another. This is a huge plus for us. One side of the campground... More 

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Monroe, Wisconsin
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55 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Wonderful Park. Camped here over the fourth of July Weekend with family. Had a tent and RV on one site. Site was spacious, bathrooms are wonderfully clean, and even had a wash room where you could wash dishes and a washer/dryer. Was impressed by the overall cleanliness of the park and attentiveness of the staff. Would definitely stay here again... More 

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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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80 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
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 33 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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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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 4 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
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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32 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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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Address: 12096 Park Drive, Sainte Genevieve, MO 63670
Phone Number: 573-883-3603
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Sainte Genevieve

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