St. Francois State Park, Bonne Terre

#53 of 62 in Nature in Missouri
St. Francois State Park (pronounced "St. Francis") is a state park in the U.S. state of Missouri consisting of located approximately north of Park Hills in St. Francois County. The park features a campground, trails for hiking and horseback riding, and fishing on the Big River.
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  • 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 appreciat...  more »
  • 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. Dependi...  more »
  • 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!!  more »
  • I lost my keys. The park would have been better if my girlfriend was there. But I had a great time the view was beautiful, I was the only one there, and the fishing holes were great. I mean great. Anyways, the park overall is just a wonderful place to visit I would recommend it to anyone. Just hold on to your keys.
  • Went to see the lights. Was not that impressed, for $20. Hot chocolate was fantastic, and probably the best part of the trip, sadly.
  • Some of the best rock climbing within an hour of St. Louis. Great hiking trails and campsites. There's also wifi in the camp grounds.
  • I was here for the eclipse and the park was really a wonderful place to camp for a weekend. The facilities were clean, the sites were well managed. The river has plenty of places to cool off and to have fun with the kids. The trails were a good hike for younger kids, and lovely. I will be back.
  • My fave park. Always quiet, I can sit by the river without 100 people crowding me. River can be hard to climb down to, be advised.

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