Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site, Sedalia

4.7
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site is a state-owned property located north of Sedalia, Missouri, United States, preserving the 31-room, 12,000-square-foot summer home, Bothwell Lodge, built for Sedalia attorney John Homer Bothwell. The site offers tours and trails for hiking and mountain biking. It is administered by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.
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  • You can see this “castle on the hill” from the freeway and worth a visit. It wasn’t open when we were there but I think we could have arranged a tour if we were so inclined. The views from up there...  more »
  • Passed by this place many times. Could see the Lodge on the cliff from the highway. Made a point to finally stop Glad we did. Personal tour was given by a well informed lady who was very passionate...  more »
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  • Fantastic place! Love the history! Most of the furniture is original to the house. Great tour guides. If you love the tour, tip the tour guide! 😉 I would highly recommend everyone coming to this state park!
  • Amazing historical location! Our tour guide Amanda was incredibly informative and we'll versed in the history and artifacts in the estate! Beautiful area with lots of unique facts about the original owner/builder/local philanthropist! We would definitely like to take the tour again! FYI, the tour has over 200 stairs and no AC, so be prepared.

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