Elephant Rocks State Park, Belleview

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#9 of 61 in Nature in Missouri
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  • August 13, 2017
    Road Scholar took us by bus to the Elephant Rocks State Park. It was very cool. Huge rocks that are rounded and remind you of an elephant. The kids loved it. We took great pictures. The place is huge ...  more »
  • August 11, 2017
    Just a home state drive to a place I had never been. It is a wonderful place to pack a picnic lunch load up the kids or just the 2 of you & spend a few hours or more!  more »
  • August 10, 2017
    We Went To Check Out These Huge Rocks We Explored Every Rock Top Overlooked The River Way From One Side Explored Every Nook And Cranny We Could Enjoyed A Nice Picnic in The Beautiful Picnic Area We Sp...  more »
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  • July 10, 2017
    This park is a must-visit spot for outdoor enthusiasts! Bring water, snacks or a picnic lunch, good, comfortable hiking shoes with traction, and plan on spending several hours here!Our family has been here twice and we absolutely love it. There are easy paths for those that want to take it easy and just enjoy the sights and plenty of places to explore for more adventurous and experienced hikers and climbers. Truly something for everyone! If you're not afraid of a little climbing, scaling and jumping, definitely hike your way to the cliffs overlooking the lake - spectacular! And the trail to the old railcar stop is really cool. From strollers to teens to adults and older folks and individuals with disabilities - everyone can enjoy this park!
  • May 30, 2017
    We love this park! You can walk the paved path around the boulders, or you can climb the boulders themselves. Bathrooms are available and water fountains (although be sure to take your own water just in case - right now the water is off due to improvements), as well as picnic tables. The path is mostly shaded, but the boulders aren't so be sure to take sunscreen. You don't need more than a couple hours here, but if you want to make a day of it, grab your swimsuit and hop over to Johnston Shut-ins, too.
  • May 20, 2017
    Friends told me about Elephant Rocks so I finally made the drive. My girlfriend and I had an absolute blast. For casuals hikers there are various paths, and even some that are paved. If you're more like myself and enjoy hopping around there are all skill levels of hiking and even jumping from rock to rock. Definitely bring some water and GOOD shoes. We couldn't even tell we had been going for 2 hours, I'd recommend this place to anyone.
  • June 14, 2017
    Visited with a couple of friends of mine. We spent almost an entire three hours here; we did stop to grab some lunch. The rocks and various formations are really cool, as is the old ruin. Our favorite thing was definitely climbing rock to rock though. What a blast! Bring some well fitting shoes and some water though, the rocks get hot.
  • June 11, 2017
    This is such a unique place. Great place for kids. They'll love climbing the rocks and squeezing between them. Highly recommended for a family trip.

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