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This Place Was So Much Fun!

We heard about Red Oak II from at least 4 different people. And it was better than they made it out... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
dspr8o
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
A Town Created For Relaxation and Imagination

Artist, Lowell Davis created this town to remind him of where he grew up. He moved structures in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elaine D
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Newnan, Georgia
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
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Carthage, MO
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We heard about Red Oak II from at least 4 different people. And it was better than they made it out to be. Quirky and fun. A geocache or two to add to your collection. Art, buildings, humor. It was a great way to start...More

Thank dspr8o
Reviewed 1 week ago

Artist, Lowell Davis created this town to remind him of where he grew up. He moved structures in such as a church where they have music on Saturday nights, one of the Dalton Gangs home and more. Lowell's artwork is scattered around Carthage and lots...More

Thank Elaine D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Red Oak II on the recommendation of our motel proprietor and were so glad we made it out there at the end of a very busy day sightseeing. The "neighborhood" is amazing with cool structures and Lowell Davis artwork everywhere you look. We'll...More

Thank jayares2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You won't find many places like this. If you want to actually walk back to days gone by don't miss this. Lowell Davis built this turn of the century village and allows others to experience it free of charge. He is older now and has...More

Thank Dana W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's honestly difficult to give a review about this place. When we arrived we were uncertain where to park or what to do. I had read the previous reviews and knew that this was a unique place. Without direction, we were reluctant to get out...More

Thank mommermom
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

You want a brief escape from everything electronic, modern and hurried? Go here. No admission, nothing is open, everything is in great shape. What Lowell Davis has created here is nothing short of an amazing gift to people who appreciate an old-time way of life

Thank Candyman5000
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped in while driving route 66. We parked up and strolled around the grounds. Before arriving I didn't know what to expect and maybe that was a good thing because I was blown away. We met a local resident that explained to us the creator...More

Thank Lorraine D
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

This is a must stop if you're traveling through Carthage!!! Mr. Lowell Davis is a wonderful, hospitable host who loves showing off his hard work. He will make you feel right at home by inviting you to chat on his porch while he tells you...More

Thank Lauren B
Reviewed 18 July 2017

A re-creation of an Illinois town. Apparently, the owner grew up in Red Oak, Il, moved away to make his fortune and upon returning found a ghost town. Thus the idea to remake it Missouri was born. A fantastic and quaint must see!

Thank jsthelin
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Great experience. Highly recommend visiting this park. Very well done and brings back many old memories.

Thank arkietraveler65
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HobNobbin
22 April 2017|
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Response from D-Butel | Reviewed this property |
No food, no gift shop, and no real hours.... it is much like a small town, you just show up. However if you show up after dark, you may be challenged.... 8:00am to 6:00pm would be my suggestion. Respect those that actually... More
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daleh463
22 September 2015|
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Response from AmeliaFan | Reviewed this property |
There's no entrance fee. It's free for everyone to enjoy. They have a Donations box if you want to throw in a few dollars though. But there's no pressure to do so.
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