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Rock Bridge Memorial State Park

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Great .5 mile boardwalk to the Devil's Ice Box

The 1/2 mile boardwalk loop back to Devil's Ice Box (cave) is a family favorite when we want an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rachel W
A diverse state park with lots of trails

I have been visiting Rock Bridge State Park for many years and love exploring its many trails. I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chesterfield, Missouri
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Just minutes from Columbia, Rock Bridge Memorial State Park gives visitors the chance to scramble, hike and bicycle through a scenic environment – and lets them peek into Missouri’s underworld. The park contains some of the most popular hiking...more
5901 S Highway 163, Columbia, MO 65203-8915
+1 573-449-7402
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All reviews devil's icebox devil's ice box cave entrance great place to hike natural rock great trails hiking trails easy hike wooden walkway bring a flashlight well marked trails maintained trails spring brook short trail cell phone beautiful scenery worth the trip
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The 1/2 mile boardwalk loop back to Devil's Ice Box (cave) is a family favorite when we want an easy outdoor activity for the whole family. When we have more time, we love to venture out on the other trails. The boardwalk has been under...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rachel W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been visiting Rock Bridge State Park for many years and love exploring its many trails. I have hiked, and re-hiked all of the trails, and visit often to either get in a quick hike for fitness, or to see how the scenery has...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank rilart
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were looking for a hike on Christmas Day this year so we chose this place as it had been selected as having a trail that was listed by a website as having the #8 Best Winter Hike in Missouri. The website said the Deer...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank wetravelalot007
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Rock Bridge Memorial State Park is right outside Columbia and a great place to hike and see amazing karst geology. We hiked the Devil's Icebox Trail, a short trail that is mostly boardwalk and wooden stairs. It first leads to the Rock Bridge, the park's...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jmpncsu
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Trails are ok the Devils Icebox is cool! Went into the caves saw my breath. I suggest to bring a flashlight and leave you phone in your pocket.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Tony M
Reviewed 26 November 2018

My daughter took us hiking after Thanksgiving dinner and I'm so glad she did! Rock Bridge Park is such a great place to hike - I liked all the stairs up and down - a good workout! Also fun to explore under the Rock Bridge....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Robyn B
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Like so many of Missouri State Parks, this one is exceptional. From hiking, biking, to caving, this is a great place to stop. No camping so be aware.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank tjbrinker
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

So glad we took the quick drive to the outskirts of COMO to explore this gem. It was the perfect way to spend a gorgeous fall day in Missouri. Plenty of parking and bathrooms close by. My girls and I had a blast exploring the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank mammatea
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Seriously the best park in Columbia. Rock bridge park does consist of mostly wooden stairs, stairs, walkways, and more stairs. I cannot imagine that is would be wheelchair accessible hardly at all. That being said, it *is* beautiful. There are regular dirt trails as well...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank emilyramsey91
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Great place to walk in the woods. Explore the cave with the underground river, don't mess with the bats.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank 715lawrenceu
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Mary S
18 October 2018|
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Response from RoadVet | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, no. There are lots of steps.
21 June 2018|
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Response from KarenBruns | Reviewed this property |
I would say yes! Exploring the cave on our own was a fun and unique experience. All ages can enjoy this.
ned f
25 March 2015|
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Response from photojo13 | Reviewed this property |
There are campgrounds in the Columbia area but none in the immediate vicinity of RBSP.