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Nice park needs to be added to!!

So it’s a local park so super close. This park is huge for what it offers. It’s just a basic park... read more

Reviewed February 17, 2019
Potosi, Missouri
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Bathrooms and Showers not Clean

It’s a shame, the facility is very nice, but not looked over or sanitized frequently. The hikes... read more

Reviewed January 4, 2019
Bonne Terre, Missouri
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The forested ridges and cool hollows of St. Francois State Park offer visitors a retreat from everyday life. Three hiking trails, including one that allows equestrian access, wind through the forested hills and glades of the Coonville Creek Wild...more
8920 US Highway 67, Bonne Terre, MO 63628-3598
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Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

So it’s a local park so super close. This park is huge for what it offers. It’s just a basic park. Now with that being said they need to dump more money into it and make this a great regional attraction. Limited camping but adequate....More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 4, 2019 via mobile

It’s a shame, the facility is very nice, but not looked over or sanitized frequently. The hikes are pretty, sometimes the markers are hard to find on the trails. Don’t miss the ranger talks/demonstrations. They are very nice and informative. Campground sites are clean but...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018

St. Francois is a beautiful park but the ruggedness combined with its relatively small size makes for a somewhat stunted experience and potentially dangerous visit. Trying to pull into this place off Highway 67 involves taking your life in your hands, particularly if you are...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Zach S
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Nice hiking trails, lots of picnic tables, fishing and swimming access, playgrounds, and camping. My only problem with this park is the lack of indoor plumbing. There are some primitive outhouses and only one set of indoor toilets located in the camping ground along with...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Connie G
Reviewed May 9, 2018

Family went there to camp, ride the river & play in the water. clean shower house & bathrooms. the lots were level

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 21, 2018

We hiked the Swimming Deer trail (~3.4 miles) and were so fortunate to see the bluebell flowers in bloom. There were literally carpets of them where you could see only the flowers and the green leaves/stems. We found the Swimming Deer trail to be accurately...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Kanda F
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

Has anyone Put in for a float trip at St Francois park. Is their a good place about three hours down river to take out? Also if their is, would it be safe to park our cars there. Any help is appreciated.

Date of experience: May 2017
28  Thank James A
Reviewed June 21, 2017

We have camped here several times and it is a nice park. Playground for kids and its level for walking or riding bikes. The bathouse is up a hill but as far as the campground its pretty level. Depending on the site you pick will...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank 981momof2
Reviewed February 22, 2017

My kids and I like to go here and walk the trails and walk along the river . Its a great place for a picinic lunch too!!

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank mamacindysue
Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

I frequently visit this park to exercise in a relaxing, beautiful place. Hiking, horse trails, biking, picnicking, and plenty of swimming holes without overcrowding.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Steve A
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Hailey D
May 26, 2017|
Response from Tom B |
Yes. You can reserve a space on line. They allow 2 tents and two cars per spot. There is also RV camping with power. Go online. It's all there.