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Washington State Park

13041 State Highway 104, De Soto, MO 63020-7000
+1 636-586-5768
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A Great State Park

If you like long or short hikes, this park is for you!!! The Big River allows for fishing or just... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
via mobile
Wonderful Campground

This is a very nice campground. The sites are large for a state park. There are lots of mature... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
Saint Louis, Missouri
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Petroglyphs, quaint hiking shelters and incredible Ozark overlooks define the Washington State Park experience. Easy access to the Big River makes the park great for swimming or fishing and the park’s three hiking trails address every type of hike, from easy strolls to power hikes. Buildings constructed by African-American Civilian Conservation Corps stonemasons complement the park and add to its sense of history.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible10%
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13041 State Highway 104, De Soto, MO 63020-7000
+1 636-586-5768
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Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

If you like long or short hikes, this park is for you!!! The Big River allows for fishing or just a relaxing day on the water. There is a community pool, camping, tent spaces, canoe/kayak rentals, and shelters to rent for parties of any kind.

Thank rrteacherCadet
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

This is a very nice campground. The sites are large for a state park. There are lots of mature trees and plenty of grassy areas. The campground host was awesome! I think his name is James. He was friendly and helpful. He checked on us...More

Thank Red-Camper29
Reviewed 27 April 2017

People who know about Native American petroglyphs rate these as tops. Yet they're a stone's throw from the highway, under a canopy to give some protection from the elements. To reach them, you must drive into the state park, and wind your way, following the...More

Thank Midwestadvocate
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Currently at this park camping for the first time. A great spot just an hour south of St Louis. Many great sites backing to woods, clean bathrooms, paved pad with good gravel pads for the picnic table and fire pit. Float from upstream the parks...More

1  Thank STLRoadGlide
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Green grass trees were just waking their leaves up... hiking was great along the Big river. Can hike up one of the steep areas for quite a burn as well. take a couple of lawn chairs to sit by the river or download the MO...More

1  Thank RestorePrairies
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

There are several trails we hit there for weekly hikes. Enjoy being outside! Look forward to Sunday afternoon hikes with daughter and friends!

Thank Cathy J
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We just bought a camper this year and we have been using it a lot in Washington state park. Very quiet state park.

Thank Dljohner
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Camp, swim, fish and hike. What's not to like. Most beautiful in the fall with all the trees turning. Just gorgeous! Camp ground is great and close to the pool. Or you can tent camp further away from the action. Lots of hiking trails and...More

Thank Janalily
Reviewed 13 July 2016

This is a wonderful place to go for the day with lots of outdoor fun things to do. Make sure you visit the petroglyphs!

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 24 June 2016

I haven't been to this pool since my Grandma brought my cousin and I in the 70's! It was every bit as much fun as I remembered it! I brought 4 kids, on my own, ages 4, 7, 7 and 10. Maybe it's that I...More

Thank shellakers
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