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Mark Twain National Forest

401 Fairgrounds Rd, Rolla, MO 65401-2911
+1 573-364-4621
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Bell Mountain Wilderness

This is a beautiful area of Missouri and offers many options for outdoor activities. We hiked and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Joe R
,
Independence, Missouri
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What a great place!

We aren't from MO we are from the desert and aren't used to the lush vegetation :) Did tons of... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
NotNiceNurse
,
Casper, Wyoming
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lake area” (2 reviews)
“fall colors” (2 reviews)
“great place” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
401 Fairgrounds Rd, Rolla, MO 65401-2911
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+1 573-364-4621
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

Thank Joe R
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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

4  Thank NotNiceNurse
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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.

1  Thank William S
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

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

Thank collegerep
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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.

1  Thank John D
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful park with a beautiful lake. Great place for boating ,swimming , laying on a sandy beach, fishing and camping. It has several awesome family sightseeing around the lake area even a water park. I have four children age 10 to 17...More

2  Thank TAMMY C
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Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

The drive was a beauty. The Mark Twain forest is wonderful. In the future I would like to come back and spend time hicking in the forest.

Thank Colleen J
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

I live surrounded by the Mark Twain Forest. It is full of animals of all kinds and all the birds of the area and those that just stop through on their way to somewhere else. You do have to be on watch while on the...More

4  Thank Beulah S
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Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Even now I found my walk to be..... enchanting. The city of Rolla was a great place to start from. This is a place that you could spend a summer just enjoying nature. It's a must stop if you love the outdoors

1  Thank Kevin L
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

I was pleasantly surprised when we arrived that there was actually some playground equipment. I had not read that on the website. We went on the Blossom Trail and hiked up to a great little rock formation. It was a good hike for our crew...More

1  Thank CSchex
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