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Rock Bridge Memorial State Park, Columbia

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Rock Bridge Memorial State Park is a state park in the U.S. state of Missouri consisting of located in Boone County approximately south of Columbia, Missouri. The park is noted for its excellent examples of karst landforms including the rock bridge, sinkholes, and an underground stream at the cave known as Devil's Icebox.Activities and amenitiesThe park offers several trails for hiking and cycling. The boardwalk on the Devil's Icebox Trail allows visitors to see the park's primary karst features and explore the cave opening at Connor's Cave. Horseback riding is offered in the 750acre Gans Creek Wild Area.
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  • We took our elementary-aged kids to hike some of the easier trails - specifically Natural Rock Bridge trail and Devils Ice Box trail. We loved it all!  more »
  • We enjoyed Rock bridge! The park rangers station was very helpful with giving us a map and information! It had rained a lot so didn't get to go walk in the cave but that would have been awesome!  more »
  • The hiking around Devil's Icebox is beautiful, and well maintained. The other trails are varied in length and terrain, so you should be able to find hiking appropriate to any group.  more »
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  • Just a wonderful place to walk around. Forest, caves, walking trails, sinkholes. Perfect place to spend a fall day
  • Lots of trails! Known for the natural Rockbridge formation and devils icebox / Conners cave. Do some exploring and you'll find several remnants of old dwellings, smaller caves inaccessible to the public and several miles of interconnecting trails that sometimes have good elevated climbs.
  • Great place for a walk. Nature lovers galore. Was super quiet during my visit.
  • Very pretty. Short hike, great for families. The cave would be fun but we didn't come prepared and it would be hard with kids
  • Beautiful park, wooden path lots of stairs, also dirt/rocky path leads to several scenic overlook spots. Neither path is easy if you have physical linitatuons. There is a flat wooden pathway leading to scenic natural rock bridge, however, may still be a challenge navigating it if in a wheelchair.