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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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Beautiful Place a must see

Some of the most scenic views with a beautiful waterfall and lots to see and do. You can walk, take a tram, rent a bike, rent a segway or even do a carriage ride. The museum is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Tammie S
Florissant, Missouri
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Florissant, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Some of the most scenic views with a beautiful waterfall and lots to see and do. You can walk, take a tram, rent a bike, rent a segway or even do a carriage ride. The museum is hands on and the staff are amazing. We spent hours talking with the staff and they were friendly and knowledgable. They went out... More 

Thank Tammie S
Mattawan, Michigan
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spent six hours surrounded by the beauty of Dogwood Canyon Nature Park. The cost is $10 per person and we took the two-hour tram ride which was $30 each. It was worth every penny. Our tram driver, Kelly, was a great guide as she took us over dozens of beautiful bridges, through beautiful scenery including many stunning waterfalls. We stopped... More 

Thank Patti V
Kimberling City, United States
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I decided to give it a try. We came early and walked around enjoying the parks beauty before heading back to their Restaurant. While sitting in the outside patio we enjoyed drinks, an appetizer and entrees. The food was fantastic. We highly recommended! We plan to come back with the kids and may just have to purchase... More 

Thank Stephana B
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110 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Enjoyed the serenity and beauty of the park. They do offer a senior and veteran discount of 10% for entrance plus your charged an additional $10.00 if you just want to walk the entire park. The tram is also discounted 10% but is still $27 per person, takes 2 hours which really should be 21/2 hours as it does'nt stop... More 

Thank Brian S
Bangor, Maine
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28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful park, lots to do, but the more you do the more it costs. It has an entrance fee of $10.00 each. We did the nature walk, which was another $10.00 each. If you want to fish, it is Entrance fee plus $15.00 per hour to fish. They have a tram ride, and I think that was... More 

Thank 648skessler
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were amazed and surprised from this beautiful place. You can walk, ride a bike, do segaway tours or tram tours with guide. Best place to visit and relax with family and friends. Amazing natural museum and fun time for kids and you can feed wild animals on your tram tour.

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States
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337 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Read about this attraction when planning our trip. We found the place which entailed a scenic drive away from Branson. Our family rented bikes and rode the 6 mile round trip on a well paved pathway. There were waterfalls and views all along the way. Lovely spot in the Ozark's.

3 Thank Steve S
Plano, Texas
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304 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dogwood Canyon is fantastic. It's about 30 minutes away from Big Cedar and Top of the Rock which are both Bass Pro operations. When considering a visit know there are three main aspects to explore: 1) Visitors Center - At the Start The visitors center, tree house, nature center and grill are all located in the three buildings by the... More 

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Linwood, Kansas
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37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Husband & I thoroughly enjoyed our short hike. We made it to marker 8, had our little dog, he enjoyed the sights as well. Got caught in some of the rain showers which did not deter our short adventure. It is a must see for all the beauty it offers. The waterfalls, the bridges, the bear dens..... We did the... More 

Thank anita B
Wright City, Missouri
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The park is very Beautiful!! The prices to get in are not. Paid $10.00 to get into the restuarant and gift store?? The other attractions average about $15.00 an HOUR, PER PERSON. That's not very economical if you have family. The commercial are kind of miss leading.. Yes you can DO lots of things but you need Daddy Warbucks BANKROLL.... More 

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We are very sorry to hear of your disappointment and that you may not return to Dogwood Canyon. Your feedback has been discussed by our Operations Team and we hope you will give us another opportunity to welcome you back again. More 

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