Graham Cave State Park, Montgomery City

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Graham Cave State Park is a state park in the U.S. state of Missouri consisting of located in Montgomery County. The park's namesake, Graham Cave, is a cave in St. Peter sandstone with an entrance wide and high and an extent of about into the hillside. The cave protects an historically important Pre-Columbian archaeological site dating back to as early as 10,000 years ago. Visitors are allowed up to the entrance of the cave where interpretive signs point out significant discoveries. The park includes the 82acre Graham Cave Glades Natural Area which protects an area of sandstone and dolomite glades with a rich diversity of glade species. The park is adjacent to Interstate 70 from which the entrance to the cave can be glimpsed during foliage-free months.
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  • July 1, 2017
    Drove around the park which is beautiful natural setting. Walked a few of the trails. Each trail has marked the distance and the type of terrain it has. The cave is still being excavated so you tour t...  more »
  • April 28, 2017
    This is a great place to stop and have a little lunch. There is a play structure, some paths to follow, and the cave is interesting. Well maintained.  more »
  • January 17, 2017
    This is a nice park. Wonderful place to Bbq or have a picnic. We have had family reunions there. Don't expect a cave you can go into, there is a fence in front. Cave does not go very deep.  more »
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  • June 15, 2017
    Graham Cave State Park's centerpiece is of course, the cave. Graham Cave is special in that it formed in a way that is pretty unique, and it exists as one of the best examples of this kind of formation. The park includes several short-ish trails and camping opportunities and is convenient to I-70 for a quick visit.
  • April 19, 2017
    We walked the trail by the river it was so beautiful and lush green. What a wonderful place it was quiet surprising. There were flowers everywhere the water was clean. We saw a turtle and lizards but the mosquitoes where the worst part of the whole trip. Every time I stop to take pictures they attacked me. besides that it was amazing and beautiful
  • June 5, 2017
    Staff is very friendly and helpful. Trails and camp sites are maintained. Online reservation system was easy to use.
  • May 14, 2017
    Very nice state park beautiful trails large pack's of young whitetail deer running about family of foxes trucking back and forth birds galore that i never seen before had the best time of my life when i found Indian head by river found so many mushrooms well we fry them up last night boy were they good
  • June 30, 2017
    Campground and Restrooms were very clean; nice well marked trails and the Graham cave is neat to see.

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