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A favorite spot for photographs

Have been here, like many others for pictures of the Capitol and the river. Has boat dock and... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
Mary W
The River is the main attraction

This is a nice park with trails through the woods by the river, and a bike walking trail that goes... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Laurel A
New Bloomfield, Missouri
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6 Dec 2017
“A favorite spot for photographs”
10 Apr 2017
“The River is the main attraction”
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

Have been here, like many others for pictures of the Capitol and the river. Has boat dock and picnic tables. Nice area. Kayti Trail for biking is near here.

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This is a nice park with trails through the woods by the river, and a bike walking trail that goes over the river. There is a boat launch here, a big parking lots, and restrooms. Lots of Niven scenic places to sit and relax.

Thank Laurel A
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Nice view of the Capitol under the arches of the twin Missouri River Bridge. There are park benches to sit on and watch the river roll by. Night time is the best with the lights of the city. There is also a walking trail on...More

Thank Rick B
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Nice viewing area and trail along the Missouri River across from the Capitol Building. Plently of free parking. Gentle graded ramp for walking or riding your bike up onto the pedestrian walkway of the Missouri River bridge. Also connects to the Katy Trail for bike...More

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Nice views of the river and capitol as well as the bridges over the river, but it is a boat ramp nothing special about it other than a nice view.

Thank jtrailgirl
Reviewed 18 May 2016

If you want to photograph Missouri's Capitol building, this is the place. Otherwise there is nothing special about it. The site experiences frequent flooding, and depending on recent rains, conditions vary from good to bad. The riverside trail is eroded, lots of poison ivy and...More

1  Thank JohnH1623
Reviewed 19 April 2016 via mobile

I've been here several times now. It's a quiet little place with a little bit of trail to walk on, some swings for watching the river, and you can access the Katy trail. It's also close to a garden planted by some master gardeners. Sometimes...More

1  Thank Abster32
Reviewed 15 December 2015

We have enjoyed the scenery of the Missouri River many times; one to see the water; 2 to work the Mo340 canoe river race and 3; to take a barge ride on the river. The volunteer custodian has done a remarkable job of fixing it...More

Thank michael r
Reviewed 27 August 2015

My wife and I hiked up the stairs from this park and across the Missouri on a beautiful sunny day in July. The views of the river below, the Capital and town was fantastic. Once on the other side, we walked around the capital as...More

Thank Alan G
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Carl Noren Missouri River Access is a great place to get up close to the Missouri River in a relaxed setting. There is a nature trail along the river and benches and a picnic area beside the river. If the river is low enough, there...More

Thank Doug R
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