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Great hiking trails that are identified by difficulties and length,it's all free.

Guide tells you exactly the different trails length and time to traverse. Rest rooms available. A... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Rick T
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Watertown, Wisconsin
Nice ruins and hiking!

Kind of a unique area with the so called castle ruins and the beautiful scenery. The coolest ting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jazrichards1952
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Georgetown, Canada
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Imposing architecture and breathtaking scenery combine to make Ha Ha Tonka State Park one of Missouri’s most treasured spots. Located on the Lake of the Ozarks, the park features the stone ruins of a turn-of-the-20th-century castle built by a...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1491 State Road D, Camdenton, MO 65020-6233
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+1 573-346-2986
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Guide tells you exactly the different trails length and time to traverse. Rest rooms available. A must is the burned out castle on the top of the hill. Great views any time of the year. Trials have identification signs and a history of the castle,...More

Thank Rick T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A castle on a hill, limited parking at the top but an easy 1/4 mile walk from larger lot..read ahead of time because information and history limited to a few display boards...no cost to see and pets on leashes OK, there is much interesting local...More

Thank Tomtomaz2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family frequently visits here. One of my favorites. There are various levels of trails. One leads to the mouth of the stream and a great reward for the hike! The ruins of the “castle” are a favorite for photographers.

Thank Sherry H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting, Lots of trails through out the park. Don't just go to the castle ruins and think that is all of the park.

Thank 642kennr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Kind of a unique area with the so called castle ruins and the beautiful scenery. The coolest ting was the spring that belts out 58 million gallons of water per day!

Thank jazrichards1952
Reviewed 1 week ago

The autumn colors are like nothing I've ever seen before. It is one of the more magical sights I've ever seen. This is the PERFECT fall getaway. I took my drone and capture incredible footage.

1  Thank rick578
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took our grandkids to see the castle ruins and natural bridge at Ha Ha Tonka State Park. Beautiful scenery!!! The park grounds were very well cared for, the trails were wonderful to explore.

Thank Mike-n-Terra
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent our 51st anniversary weekend near the Lake of the Ozarks and were at Ha Ha Tonka all three days. The ruins are beautiful, but tragic at the same time. The castle ruin and surrounding area are a photographers dream, especially in late October....More

Thank Rosieandron B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful park. There are tons of trails ranging from less than one mile to over 6 miles. They have rugged trails and paved trails, so there is something for everyone! The views are great, and there are many neat features such as...More

1  Thank hannahfaith98
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are several interesting hikes to take here, with varying levels of difficulty. The spring is especially pretty. It can be accessed from two directions, one of which is fairly flat and easy and the other of which involves 316 stairs. I did both, and...More

1  Thank KCBirdLady
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Kristy2013
17 July 2018|
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Response from debreagan10 | Reviewed this property |
Yes!
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b0bt321
18 June 2018|
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Response from Echey77 | Reviewed this property |
Big Niangua Arm, past the US54/Niangua bridge. You’re looking at a 37-38 mike boat trip from the mouth of the Gravois Arm.
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Lynn D
2 June 2018|
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Response from RJBandRDB | Reviewed this property |
For sure!! There are different car parks too and one is quite close. It depends on the time you go whether you can get into that car park, but even the further one is fine and dandy. :)
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