Arrow Rock State Historic Site, Arrow Rock

Arrow Rock State Historic Site is an open-air museum encompassing a geographic formation and a portion of the village of Arrow Rock, Missouri. The park is part of the Arrow Rock Historic District, a National Historic Landmark, and commemorates the history of the area as a key stop on the Santa Fe Trail.

A visitor center museum features exhibits about Arrow Rock and the Boone's Lick country. The Bingham Home, built by artist George Caleb Bingham, is a historic house museum furnished as in the 1880s. The 1834 Huston Tavern is a restaurant. A walking tour of the site includes the old courthouse, town doctor's home, stone jail, and other historic buildings. The park's amenities also include camping facilities and hiking trails.
The bridge and shelters were listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.
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  • Wonderful Visitor Center with good display exhibits and good 20-minute movie. Free and worth the visit. Start exploring the city from here.  more »
  • In fact this town has 56 people. But it’s heart us huge. The 8 stores were packed with delightful wares. The visual beauty means it is worth a visit.  more »
  • Was a very nice campground...big areas between sites. Host couple were awesome and friendly. Would have earned 5 stars if sites were level and less sloped. Only complaint! Arrow Rock town was a trail walk away..Pizza/Ice Cream Parlor for for adults Really cool old town with rich history and small Theatre still showing plays by actors. Very interesting area!
  • Great place to go for historic buildings and stories but not if you're wheelchair or scooter bound. None of the buildings including the newer museum is disabled accessible. Pretty disappointing when I wanted to share the town with my grandchildren but couldn't get in anywhere.

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