Graham Cave State Park, Montgomery City

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#59 of 61 in Nature in Missouri
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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  • 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 »
  • 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 »
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  • 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.
  • 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
  • Staff is very friendly and helpful. Trails and camp sites are maintained. Online reservation system was easy to use.
  • 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
  • Campground and Restrooms were very clean; nice well marked trails and the Graham cave is neat to see.

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