Come experience beautiful Arcadia Valley and its many treasures. Missouri's best kept secrets are just a day trip away from St. Louis. Follow the Braille trail through Elephant Rocks State Park. Meander through giant pink granite boulders or picnic among the trees. Fort Davidson Historic site has an interesting visitors center filled with history and civil war artifacts. In addition, a brief film with the history of the area can be viewed. The Taum Sauk section of the Ozark Trail features the Devil's Tollgate, Mina Sauk Falls and the highest point in Missouri. The terrain is rugged through the St. Francois Mountains, but will provide solitude and beautiful vistas. There are a host of recreational opportunities and events such as white water races on the St. Francis River, the Mountain Music Festivals and Rodeos. Other activities include camping, fishing, swimming, kayaking, hiking or biking, horseback riding & trail rides, floating the Black River in canoes, rafts or tubes or just relaxing, shopping and sightseeing. Let your imagination be your guide.
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