St. Francois State Park
Bonne Terre, MO 63628
- Winter hours (off-season): From November through March, the park is open daily from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. The entrance gate closes at 9 p.m. Summer hours (on-season): From April through October, the park is open daily from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. The entrance gate closes at 10 p.m.
Riverfront Times' Description
The park offers camping, trail hiking, fishing and more.
Tips from foursquare
Decent camping in the non-electric spaces to the left. We enjoyed spot 98: more level ground than many of the spots and large enough to accommodate an 8 person base-camp type tent.
beautiful and moderate to difficult Trail
Wildflower show is one of the best in the area. Check out the bluebells on the Swimming Deer Trail. Indian Painbrush is blooming on the glades on Mooners Hollow Trail.
Some great geocaches in the park and the top of the hill is a good for ham radio