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Pershing State Park

29277 Highway 130, Laclede, MO 64651-7124
+1 660-963-2299
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Beautiful

Even though my family walked through the park via the boardwalk during a light rain, we still... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
Wendy L
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Mendon, Missouri
Beautiful place

Their hiking and walking trails are beautiful. Nature everywhere! It is always well kept and... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
Melissa H
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Olympia, Washington
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Wander through a slice of pre-settlement landscape at Pershing State Park. The park includes a boardwalk and hiking trail that winds through a wet prairie near a meandering stream with oxbow sloughs and cutoffs, and into a bottomland forest. The park’s wetlands attract a variety of birds and waterfowl as well as scores of other wildlife species. Locust Creek and four small lakes give anglers a chance to try their skills and a shady campground with electric and basic campsites makes the park an ideal overnight location.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“nice park” (2 reviews)
“woods” (2 reviews)
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29277 Highway 130, Laclede, MO 64651-7124
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+1 660-963-2299
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

Even though my family walked through the park via the boardwalk during a light rain, we still enjoyed the beauty of this state park. We want to go back in the fall to see the changing colors and in the spring for the wildflowers.

Thank Wendy L
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Their hiking and walking trails are beautiful. Nature everywhere! It is always well kept and clean. Nice small play areas for the little kiddos and it had a great big covered area with a fireplace and room for a large group to hang out. Camping...More

Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Nice state park. Cool, quiet, and peaceful. Easy walking trails.Pershing State Park is a great place for camping.

1  Thank AAHolt
Reviewed 2 October 2016

There was a natural prairie/wetlands/Savannah with a trail. Good camping. Clean shower room and toilet. And voracious mosquitos when we visited Easy access off US36 which a great road to travel

1  Thank vintagetrailer
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Nice park with electric hookups. Good separation between sites,some shaded,some open. We had a nice secluded site. Decent showers and nice campground hosts.Only $19 a night.

1  Thank Randy G
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Nice Park with nice picnic areas and a couple of short trails to walk through some nice woods. A nice camping area with clean showerhouse and amenities, What you would expect from a Missouri State Park

1  Thank Calvin L
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

Absolutely loved this small quiet campground. Very private and clean. Loved all the Red Headed Woodpeckers there.

Thank Jeree
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Grill, shelter, playground, woods, walking trails, bridge. We like to be alone together and Pershing State Park is a fine place to cook out on their grill with playground and fish ponds, walking trails in the woods including a bridge and one boardwalk nature trail...More

Thank Homeward_Travler
Reviewed 27 February 2015

Its a great place for dinners, camping, or just nature walking. They have big play grounds near their shelter houses. The kids love it. Its convenient for parents having birthday parties.

1  Thank hhowe06
Reviewed 19 September 2013

There is a boardwalk that is 1 1/2 miles long, it has an observatory along the way, it's beautiful. You usually can see a lot of deer. Fall is the best time of year to go, when the leaves are falling.

Thank Owwie B
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