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Nice park

Entire park is very large, we spend one afternoon by walking around Council Bluff Lake. Hike was... read more

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Lane Spring

Visited with family for an afternoon to cool off in the river and fish. The spring itself is very... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2018
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401 Fairgrounds Rd, Rolla, MO 65401-2911
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Entire park is very large, we spend one afternoon by walking around Council Bluff Lake. Hike was quite easy.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank JaroslavNecas
Reviewed 14 December 2018

Visited with family for an afternoon to cool off in the river and fish. The spring itself is very cold, but the creek was nice, and we caught a couple rainbow trout.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Koyangi
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Beautiful place but like so manny scenic spots don’t just zoom through it,stop the car when you see a beautiful spot,get out and breath it in,take a close look

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 19ivanj
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Mark twain forest is a beautiful area to get away. There’s places for tent, RV and cabin camping. I love the walking trails and everything is clean and well-kept

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Brenda P
Reviewed 16 July 2018

We have visited the Mark Twain National Forest with our mountain bikes. We did a wonderful early morning biking through beautiful gravel roads and wonderful forest. There is also camping available , sites have a powerpoint.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank laurette042
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful area of Missouri and offers many options for outdoor activities. We hiked and backpacked Bell Mountain which is a 11.6 mile loop with a grand summit of Bell Mountain. There are a number of campsites at the top which give you...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank X3898ZBjoer
Reviewed 12 November 2017

We aren't from MO we are from the desert and aren't used to the lush vegetation :) Did tons of hiking but due to vegetation some trails were hard to follow. It was absolutely gorgeous. There are so many different bugs and butterflies it was...More

Date of experience: July 2017
5  Thank NotNiceNurse
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Its nice to see the changes from summer to fall colors. The peace and quiet of this place is worth the stop. You owe it to yourselves to enjoy these places and sometimes you have to stop and smell the roses. Great on a motorcycle.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank 168WilliamS
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Nice drive there and just a good outdoor experience. The trees should start serious color change in 10 days,

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank collegerep
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We were just cutting through the MT Forest on the way to Rolla. If you are looking for the best motorcycle riding take the roads marked with letters or double letters. Very pleasant.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank johndS6267VU
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15 June 2018|
Response from collegerep | Reviewed this property |
Take the two lanes and take your time. Lots of areas to visit well worth two day visit at least to cover the NP.
1 June 2018|
Response from collegerep | Reviewed this property |
Yes and you will need to check with NP Passes: .fs.usda.gov/main/mtnf/passes-permits Mark Twain NP. .fs.usda.gov/recmain/mtnf/recreation Sent from my desk to your desk