Parks & Forests

Elephant Rocks State Park

While it is by far the smallest of the state parks in Iron County, it is still among the most visited with over 300,000 guests per year.  Could it be the giant elephant shaped rocks that are the park’s namesake?

Taum Sauk Mountain State Park

Explore the highest point in the State of Missouri, just one of the natural wonders you will find within this park’s 7,500 acres.

Mark Twain National Forest

With over 1.5 million acres in this forest, you will definitely be able to find some privacy while you enjoy the forests and streams that extend over 29 counties.

Johnson’s Shut-Ins State Park (Reynolds County)

Over 8,700 acres of natural beauty.  Join the 370,000+ visitors that experience the park each year.