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Dogwood Canyon Nature Park

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Address: 2038 W State Highway 86, Lampe, MO 65681-6362
Phone Number: 14177795983
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 7:00 pm

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This is a beautiful area and well maintained. Very easy to walk. We were not able to hike all the way to the end, but still enjoyed it.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Kansas City, Missouri
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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a beautiful area and well maintained. Very easy to walk. We were not able to hike all the way to the end, but still enjoyed it.

Thank carolt7122016
De Soto, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a wonderful time. Our tram ride was more than we had even expected and our tour guide ( Art ) was just awesome. The stories he told and the information about the trees was over the top. Let me say you all thought of everything. A blanket for the little chill in the air was perfect, and restrooms along... More 

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Liberty, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We made a reservation for the tram tour at Dogwood Canyon on a cold October morning. The tram is open air but we were furnished with a blanket to keep us warm. The park is just beautiful with waterfalls, caves, and curving paths. There is an area with deer, buffalo and longhorn cattle. The driver put out feed and the... More 

Thank Scook112301
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Missouri is the Show Me State, and this park seemed to be a "Show Me the Money" attraction. I had not researched this location, as my wife wanted to go. I was fine with $10/person to get in, until I was told that it would be another $10/person if we wanted to walk around. Seriously? I could understand charging for... More 

Thank streich
Howell, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Love the tram tour. Where in the world can you get so close to wild buffalo, elk and Texas longhorn cattle. This is a must see while near Branson. There is an additional entrance fee of $10, but I still say it's worth it.

Thank Georgina P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We spent the morning at this lovely little park in early October. The day was perfect and we thoroughly enjoyed the tram ride. We were here about 5 years ago when it was much more quaint and not nearly as PRICEY. That being said, the new buildings are first class and the experience was again thoroughly enjoyable. The tram ride... More 

Thank Sue D
Grandview, Missouri, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It's truly a beautiful park to visit. Several scenic spots and waterfalls, but $20/person just to walk along the trail? Way too much. Not sure if we will ever return. Several other patrons expressed the same opinion as we were getting gouged at the entrance. I'll give it a 3 (rounding up from a 2.5). Be prepared to pay and... More 

Thank Brian D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our first visit and we really enjoyed it. Beautiful waterfalls. Well maintained. Admission price is a bit steep but worth it.

1 Thank Cajun_girl_1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We Did the tram ride pricey but worth it. Took just under 2 hrs in an open tram. Our guide Larry was so informative about the area blankets were provided if needed. The highlight is when you cross into Arkansas to see the bison and elk. They sprinkle feed around the tram and the bison come around. Like I said... More 

1 Thank 2pugsMichigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The main facility at this attraction is brand new, just opening this summer, and contains a milling demonstration, a beautiful restaurant, a conservation museum, and much more. The 2-hour canyon tram tour is remarkable with caves, waterfalls, wild life, including elk, deer, buffalo (up close!), and feeding the huge trout. You will see the chapel and other features in the... More 

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