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Address: Shannon County Rd. 19 D, Salem, MO
Phone Number: +1 573-858-3015
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Current River State Park is currently under development. Located along...

Current River State Park is currently under development. Located along Current River, the property is the site of a former corporate retreat of the Alton Box Co. between the 1930s and the 1950s. The property includes the retreat's historic structures, other facilities and two lakes all in a rugged Ozark landscape setting. Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.

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Rough road - need truck.

Stopped by this Park to see if we could fish but the road was so rough we were scared that we would damage our SUV.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Barbara M
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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215 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by this Park to see if we could fish but the road was so rough we were scared that we would damage our SUV.

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Thank Barbara M
Hillsboro, Missouri
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the least welcoming State Park I've been to in MO and I've been to well over 60 of them (of the 88) at the time of this review. We visited Mother's Day weekend 2016 as we were camping at nearby Pulltite. We drove in and there was little to no signage on where to park or what to... More 

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Thank Stephanie E
Union, Missouri
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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The drive into park is a long one on a gravel road. As you approach the park, it is a beautiful entranceway with stone features & a peaceful lake view. As you pass by the lake, views of the Current River peek through the trees. The drive circles up to the lodge & several other buildings. A trail leads behind... More 

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Thank kaw07
Wentzville, Missouri
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56 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Construction workers were working hard to finish up several new information kiosks and getting the park ready for general use by the end of August (their estimate). The park is open but the buildings are locked up. I was there on a weekday. There may be more activities on weekends. Worth a stop just to see the old, historic Alton... More 

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Thank John H
Columbia, Missouri
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136 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

So this is our favorite park to visit. We prefer floating Akers to Poltite, we get a canoe at Poltite and have them bus is to the start. This year it was $48. Totally worth it. We caught the 12:00 shuttle, we were the last to start and had most of the river to ourselves all day.

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Thank Nick P
Jefferson City, Missouri
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97 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015

This is a great way to spend the day or weekend floating down the Current. There is always some groups you can get to know also this is a great way to spend the day with family or friends.

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Thank chops1374
Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

Clear cool waters and great natural beauty make this a great place to visit. I come at least once a year to float and hike. I have never been let down by this park.

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Thank Laeiz
Jackson, Missouri
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2015

The cabin was ok, with a nice view of the river from the deck. Unfortunately the path down to the river was so steep that my companion, who has back problems, was unable to walk it. The cabin was $200/night with a $150 cleaning fee and an $85 pet fee for my small dog. We ended up having to leave... More 

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Thank Kathleen L
Bolivar, Missouri
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38 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2014

The grounds and location for the park are beautiful. This was our second trip. However most of the facilities that the State Park system inherited with the property are still in their run down state. It is a great place to go away from the crowd and sit and watch the river flow past. Maybe even do some fishing.

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1 Thank Rick B
Kansas City, Missouri
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014 via mobile

My son and his wife had visited this park a few years back and were very impressed with it. We went to check into it being a possible location for a large family weekend getaway. We were might by the woman (caretaker?) who lives there in the park. She seemed immediately defensive and rude, demanding to know why we were... More 

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