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Arrow Rock State Historic Site

39521 Visitor Center Drive

Stroll through the history of a once-bustling river town that's now the serene village of Arrow Rock. You'll walk streets lined with the architecture of the historic "Boone's Lick Country." At Arrow Rock State Historic Site, you may wander into the historic J. Huston Tavern, which dates back to 1834 and provides a dining experience in the oldest continuously operating restaurant west of the Mississippi River. View displays of historic furnishings in the old kitchen and upstairs bedrooms. You can visit other historic buildings, such as the Old Courthouse and George Caleb Bingham's house. You can learn about the history of Arrow Rock and the "Boone's Lick Country" through exhibits and audio-visual presentations in the visitor center. The historic site is part of the larger Village of Arrow Rock, which features quaint stores and several antique shops.


Mel Johnson

Saturday, June 23, 2018
Wow! We saw some highway signs and decided to take a detour and take a look. What a pleasure and a extremely pleasant surprise! We got to roam the area and see history right before our eyes. Albeit has changed, it is a remarkable place that continues to actually function as a town to this day! Keary about famous frontiersman Daniel Boone's boys and take a walk to the old ferry landing. Very, very enjoyable and time well spent!

Mary Phillips

Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Just visited a couple weeks ago for the first time. Was beautiful, clean, well kept! Stayed at the camp grounds. No full hookups but the bathroom & showers were modernised & clean. Museum was very interesting & full of information. Took a tour by at The Friend's of Arrow Rock Museum Shop on the Boardwalk. Was very interesting & we were allowed in to see places that you weren't allowed into unless you took their tour.

Beth Walkup

Thursday, June 7, 2018
Nice camping sites, lots of trees, well kept Park. And the park host is the best. told us about the town and the theatre. Tight for a 40 ft rv with a tow but after unhooking it’s manageable. Never seen so many fireflies in one place in my life. The fields on the way in are lit up with them. Thousands, it was beautiful. Would come back!!!

Terri Porter

Monday, June 18, 2018
This quant little town is awesome, I learned so much Missouri history in just a few days. The townspeople are so kind, knowledgeable and wonderful. I look forward to my next visit.

Daniel Melton

Monday, May 21, 2018
Pretty area! But you need to be able to hike the trails for the best views. Campsites are less level than some but they have a shower. Much history!

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