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Rock Bridge Memorial State Park

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Great Outing in Columbia

Rock Bridge Memorial State Park is one of the highlights of a visit to Columbia, Missouri for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Favorite Hiking spot in Columbia

Great for hiking! The park has multiple trails of varying lengths, and devil's icebox is always fun... read more

Reviewed March 9, 2019
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Just minutes from Columbia, Rock Bridge Memorial State Park gives visitors the chance to scramble, hike and bicycle through a scenic environment – and lets them peek into Missouri’s underworld. The park contains some of the most popular hiking...more
5901 S Highway 163, Columbia, MO 65203-8915
+1 573-449-7402
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Rock Bridge Memorial State Park is one of the highlights of a visit to Columbia, Missouri for anyone who enjoys nature. I went with my niece and her two young sons. We made our way to the Devil's Ice Box. The boys were fascinated by...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank KathyB7383
Reviewed March 9, 2019

Great for hiking! The park has multiple trails of varying lengths, and devil's icebox is always fun to stop by! One of the trails goes through water so it's best to wear shoes you're comfortable getting wet. You can also go under the rock bridge.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank comonative
Reviewed February 24, 2019

Devil's Icebox cave is a must visit. There are many excellent trails, and the rock bridge is remarkable. Definitely a place to see when you visit Columbia.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank N9464IArobertb
Reviewed January 16, 2019

The 1/2 mile boardwalk loop back to Devil's Ice Box (cave) is a family favorite when we want an easy outdoor activity for the whole family. When we have more time, we love to venture out on the other trails. The boardwalk has been under...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rachel W
Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

I have been visiting Rock Bridge State Park for many years and love exploring its many trails. I have hiked, and re-hiked all of the trails, and visit often to either get in a quick hike for fitness, or to see how the scenery has...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank rilart
Reviewed January 4, 2019

We were looking for a hike on Christmas Day this year so we chose this place as it had been selected as having a trail that was listed by a website as having the #8 Best Winter Hike in Missouri. The website said the Deer...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank wetravelalot007
Reviewed December 12, 2018

Rock Bridge Memorial State Park is right outside Columbia and a great place to hike and see amazing karst geology. We hiked the Devil's Icebox Trail, a short trail that is mostly boardwalk and wooden stairs. It first leads to the Rock Bridge, the park's...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jmpncsu
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Trails are ok the Devils Icebox is cool! Went into the caves saw my breath. I suggest to bring a flashlight and leave you phone in your pocket.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tony M
Reviewed November 26, 2018

My daughter took us hiking after Thanksgiving dinner and I'm so glad she did! Rock Bridge Park is such a great place to hike - I liked all the stairs up and down - a good workout! Also fun to explore under the Rock Bridge....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Robyn B
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Like so many of Missouri State Parks, this one is exceptional. From hiking, biking, to caving, this is a great place to stop. No camping so be aware.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank tjbrinker
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Mary S
October 18, 2018|
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Response from RoadVet | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, no. There are lots of steps.
June 21, 2018|
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Response from KarenBruns | Reviewed this property |
I would say yes! Exploring the cave on our own was a fun and unique experience. All ages can enjoy this.
ned f
March 25, 2015|
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Response from photojo13 | Reviewed this property |
There are campgrounds in the Columbia area but none in the immediate vicinity of RBSP.