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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  • Beautiful park with some natural rock outcroppings, a glade, and some nice river views. The hike up the hill is vigorous but doable, even for active seniors.  more »
  • This was our 2nd Missouri State Park, small and pretty. My biggest complaint would have to be the highway noise, it is terrible and takes away from the tranquility. There were no park hosts there the ...  more »
  • We camped in the campground and spent some time in the State Park itself. It has some nice hiking trails. The cave trail is short and a nice but you can't actually go into cave because of excavation b...  more »
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  • I live within about 10 miles of the park. We love going there on nice summer afternoons. Such an Amazing place.
  • We stopped in March in the off season & enjoyed our hike & will definitely return if we are in the area. It looked like it has plenty of accommodations & services for campers in people that were visiting during the on-season definitely recommend it!
  • Grew up walking these trails but now that I am an adult, I can really appreciate the beauty of them now.
  • Nice, but smaller state park. I was able to get in over 4 miles weaving around the trails. Easy access off I70, so a good place to stretch the legs if traveling.
  • Picked up a lot of old trash here. Wonder if this site is visited by park staff much. Very interesting but seems unattended to.
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