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Elephant Rocks State Park

7406 Highway 21, Belleview, MO 63623-7390
+1 573-546-3454
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Amazing Place!

Truly an amazing place! The park has a paved walking trail all the way around it which is very nice... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Macon, Missouri, United States
So much to see

Great fun and so many trials to view the park. I could come back many times and never go the same... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jodi H
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State park features giant granite rocks lined up end-to-end that were formed more than one billion years ago from hot magna.
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“paved trail” (8 reviews)
“day trip” (15 reviews)
7406 Highway 21, Belleview, MO 63623-7390
+1 573-546-3454
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Truly an amazing place! The park has a paved walking trail all the way around it which is very nice to let everyone access the park, but the gems of the place are the side trails that lead to the granite dome where the "elephant"...More

Thank RonnyS_12
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great fun and so many trials to view the park. I could come back many times and never go the same route twice. Go in the early morning and you can enjoy with little interruption from other hikers.

Thank Jodi H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun hike for the whole family. Bring sunscreen and water and wear sturdy shoes. There is more than one trail to check out. Pack a lunch and make a day of it!

Thank becky2t
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second time here and it was just as neat the second time. Just a really beautiful place and so much fun to climb around on. My kids, ages 5 & 11, absolutely loved it. I highly recommend visiting here.

Thank dhartley7411
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must-do for anyone anywhere nearby. Bring a picnic lunch, hike a paved trail through the rocks, and go off-road and explore the rocks on your own. Lots of shade, a cool history. A clean day of fun for all. My kids, 6...More

Thank Becky T
Reviewed May 21, 2017

This state park is truly one of a kind. It's large granite boulders are what inspired the name of the park. Hiking trails and amazing views make this park a must see.

Thank JustJak
Reviewed April 26, 2017

An asphalt path, wheelchair accessible if someone strong can push uphill, winds through the Missouri woodlands and around huge piles of discarded granite blocks. Eventually the path begins to climb, and you reach the rocks that look like huge elephant bodies. The view from the...More

Thank Midwestadvocate
Reviewed April 24, 2017 via mobile

If your wanting an amazing place to stop to eat a picnic and amazing place to walk it off this is you stop. There is a giant loop of a path that will take you through some amazing natural and man made rock formations!

Thank Kyle L
Reviewed April 21, 2017

A scenic place to spend an hour or so walking around, looking at the rocks, and maybe picnicking at the facilities.

Thank Shannon64804
Reviewed April 10, 2017

The trails at Elephant Rocks State Park are not steep and easy for walking. The site is completely amazing with unbelievably huge boulders and names carved in the rock from 100+ years ago. There is an old rock quarry on site filled with water and...More

Thank deborahccardwell
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Is this on the way to Lake of the Ozarks ?
January 14, 2017|
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Response from Alainawi | Reviewed this property |
Not really, unless you want to go along a lot of country roads. The Lake of the Ozarks is in central Missouri, north of 44, while Elephant Rocks State Park is further east, south of 44. Mapquest shows there's a 3-hour... More
Are dogs allowed at the park?
September 7, 2016|
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Response from ST051674 | Reviewed this property |
how long is the trail? what is the price?
July 3, 2016|
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Response from Elspode | Reviewed this property |
The trail that goes around the main area is about a mile in length. Lots of gentle ups and downs, but not bad. However, you'll take side paths out onto where the Elephant Rocks themselves are, and over to the main quarry... More