Taum Sauk Mountain State Park


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Taum Sauk Mountain State Park


Location:9 miles southwest of Ironton, off Highway 21, 5 miles on Highway CC in Iron and Reynolds counties.
Facilities:12 primitive walk-in campsites, special use area, picnic sites, hiking and backpacking trails.
Activities:Camping, hiking, backpacking.
Special Features:Park is located in the Saint Francois Mountains, one of the most rugged and scenic areas of the state. Rising to 1,772 feet, Taum Sauk Mountain is the highest in the state. A trail from the top of the mountain leads to Mina Sauk Falls, which drops 132 feet over a series of rocky ledges. Farther along on the trail is the Devil's Toll Gate, an 8-foot-wide passage through volcanic rhyolite standing 30 feet high.
Address:c/o Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park
HC Route 1 Box 126
Middlebrook, MO 63656

Phone:573-546-2450
Web: www.mostateparks.com/taumsauk.htm
Size: 7,501 acres.

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