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A great fun place to hike or climb or just stroll and enjoy

Restrooms, paved pathways lots a places to walk while the children play on and climb up I’n... read more

Reviewed December 16, 2018
Summer 2018

This park was so much fun! We climbed and jumped for hours. It was a great bonding experience for... read more

Reviewed October 24, 2018
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The elephant-shaped boulders at Elephant Rocks State Park may not be the stars of a circus, but these giant granite boulders are the stars of this unusual park in southeast Missouri. An easy way to see the rocks is from the Braille Trail, which was...more
7406 Highway 21, Belleview, MO 63623-7390
+1 573-546-3454
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All reviews paved trail day trip wear tennis shoes easy hike short hike great hike huge boulders clean restrooms beautiful scenery kids and adults all ages couple of hours worth the trip rock quarry johnson's shut ins old quarry arcadia valley
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Reviewed March 11, 2019

This is a small park, but worth stopping by. There is a trail of about 1 mile that circles the area and provides views of the elephant rocks and the quarry. There are a lot of explanatory signs on the trail. The trail is paved...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed December 16, 2018

Restrooms, paved pathways lots a places to walk while the children play on and climb up I’n relative safety. Saw many children scampering around having a ball, adults walking and enjoying a fun place for all even spots for wheel chairs

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

This park was so much fun! We climbed and jumped for hours. It was a great bonding experience for me and my teenage son. Great memories and fantastic pictures.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Great trails and view. The path is paved all the way through. Makes the short hike good for younger children.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Easy trails to walk. Gorgeous view, when the leaves change I want to go back. Has neat historic signs along the way. Handicap accessible. Alot of shade and benches/rocks to sit on. Kids loved climbing on the rocks. Had picnic tables and grills. Great adventure.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 2, 2018

This was a fun stop for our family and very scenic. There are opportunities for kids to climb over/around the rocks, and both a dirt trail around the quarry and a paved braille trail with rope border for those with sight impairments. Public restrooms, vending...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful state park! The trails are easy, and handicap accessible in some areas.. unless you want to climb the Rocks😉 clean Restrooms! The family can take their remote control 4x4 trucks and have climbing competitions. Highly recommend visiting!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

This park makes nature accessible to any age and any ability level. The main trail is paved for easy strolling, but there are so many off shoots to explore ... And climb on the rocks (which I don't think you ever get too old for!)....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Sheila P
Reviewed August 10, 2018

We went to Elephant Rocks State Park this past weekend and it was a very enjoyable experience. There are a ton of huge boulders and the state park gives you the freedom to explore them. They do have a handicap accessible trail, but you can...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

This is a unique site that is beautiful to look at and also offers challenging climbing for kids and adults. My tween girls and 8 year old boy all had a great time here. Bathrooms and vending machines and parking lot are all well maintained....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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September 1, 2018|
Response from DuneBug2 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are grills by the picnic tables.
August 27, 2018|
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Response from Amy R | Reviewed this property |
It is free. The only money to spend is in the small "convenience" shop.
October 15, 2017|
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Response from Teresa M | Reviewed this property |
by all means yes paths are open and park is only open in daylight hours