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Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park

800 Guy Park Dr, Wildwood, MO 63005-6134
+1 636-458-3813
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Peaceful. Visitor's Center very interesting.

I would suggest going to the Visitor's Center first. They have a theater which has two shows to... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
jdck
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Festus, Missouri
Great place for a run or bike ride

Babler State Park is a large park with a couple paved roads going through it. It is a great place... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
KC_213
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Wildwood, Missouri
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Generations of Missourians have passed through Dr. Edmund A. Babler’s Memorial State Park's massive stone gateway for cookouts and family get-togethers or to spend time with friends. The park’s camping facilities, Civilian Conservation Corps architecture, and hiking, bicycling and equestrian trails help all visitors find their place to get away from it all, just minutes from St. Louis.
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  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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800 Guy Park Dr, Wildwood, MO 63005-6134
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+1 636-458-3813
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

I would suggest going to the Visitor's Center first. They have a theater which has two shows to choose from; one is about the bears in Missouri and the other is the history of Babler State Park. We watched the video on the history and...More

Thank jdck
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Babler State Park is a large park with a couple paved roads going through it. It is a great place for working out. Lots of trees and shade. They have a lot of picnic tables. There are better options for hiking in the area.

Thank KC_213
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I've been visitng Babler Park since I was about 5 years old... and we love this place. Lots of trails to walk, places to ride a bike and great picnic and camping locations.

Thank DaveSegasture
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Full of interesting trails. Wonderful picnic venues. And quiet shade. Off the beaten path so it is rarely crowded and privacy is almost always assured. One of our favorite Missouri state parks.

Thank Jim F
Reviewed 6 September 2016

My family recently camped here for 3 nights over the holiday weekend. Even with it being a busy holiday weekend the campground was fairly quiet during the evening hours. The only time we dealt with the campground host was at check in but found them...More

2  Thank Wolfeaj
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Just like all the other Missouri State Parks, this is a great place to get out into nature. All Missouri State Parks are very well kept. The campground is very neat and clean. The group camp area is very nice as well. I have taken...More

Thank stlouismike2016
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Babler has a wide variety of trails, easy and difficult, short and long. Most connect to other trails so you can create your own loops. Most trails are in decent shape but you may find a few that have overgrown weeds. The paved trail has...More

Thank HikingT
Reviewed 15 August 2016

This campground is very clean and the pads are all concrete for the electric sites. The park offers 30 and 50 amp services. Sites are large and many sites have premium sewer/electric/water hood-ups. The restrooms and showers are clean. The park has trails and is...More

1  Thank Sandra H
Reviewed 1 August 2016

I've hiked all the trails at Babler, except for the Equestrian trail. They have something for everyone. Shorter hikes & even a nicely paved trail as well. Great place if you don't have much time, since it's in close proximity to St. Louis & surrounding...More

1  Thank Theresa G
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Tent camped here and loved loved loved the campgrounds. The hosts were extremely nice and helpful, bathhouse was immaculate, sites very well taken care of. Very secure campgrounds if you are traveling alone. I'll definitely be back the next time I'm in Missouri.

1  Thank ITravelOhio
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