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Hawn State Park, Sainte Genevieve

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  • Hiked this trail over the June 3-4 weekend. Not very crowded, although I heard Memorial Day weekend was busy. This is a great trail system that is well marked and has several camping areas in the back...  more »
  • Hawn State Park is always a favorite. The park is beautiful with great hiking trails. The campground is nicely laid out. The sites are fairly spacious. The showers are clean. The vault toilet is just ...  more »
  • Beautiful park. Some of the trails are fairly challenging, but very pretty. Great views and Pickle Creek was beautiful.  more »
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  • One of the prettiest parks I've been to, and I've been to 51 of Missouri's parks and historic sites in the last year. We loved the trail along Pickle Creek. The terrain was a little rough with lots of rocks to climb over, but what a beautiful spot. Definitely want to go back!
  • I love it here. We've been twice in a month; once for a day hike, and once for an overnight backpacking trip with our 4 year old. There are plenty of day hikes to do, you can backpack on Whispering Pines Trail, and you do not have to stay in an established site as long as you stay a distance off the trail and away from the water (no campfires if it's not an established site). It's clean; I saw very minimal trash (aluminum foil in a fire pit). And there are no fees to backpack or use day use areas. I'm giving it one star off because the Ranger Station was.closed both times, and some of the trails are really, really busy. We made the mistake of taking our slightly aggressive dog with us to try to get him accustomed to hiking and being around people thinking wed see just a few people (it was cold!). It was super busy, even on a cold day. We will return! Just not with the dog ;)
  • Beautiful campgrounds with White pines all around right next to a creek with sand bottom and sides. The campground is well maintained and even has a kids playground area.
  • Love to catch crawfish in the creek. Wonderful place to cool off in the creek at the top of pickle Creek trail. Pickle Creek trail does have difficult areas with bolders.
  • It is a good workout. Challenging trails well marked. Beautiful scenery. A my distance you want to walk in an hour or two or a day or two.