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Bennett Spring State Park

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Great trout hatchery

The kids will have great fun looking at the trout hatchery, and the fishing can be good. At the... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2013
Waterman_10
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Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri
Nice area

Did a drive by will come back next year with RV and spend some time. Looks like Trout fishing is... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2013
Sean M
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Phoenix, Arizona, USA
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“nature center”(18 reviews)
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The valley that cradles Bennett Spring has created a place of peace and recreation that has welcomed generations of enthusiastic anglers. Bennett Spring State Park is one of Missouri’s earliest state parks and continues today to attract fishermen...more
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26250 Highway 64A, Lebanon, MO 65536-6797
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+1 417-532-4338
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Reviewed 9 April 2013

The kids will have great fun looking at the trout hatchery, and the fishing can be good. At the Bennett Spring is very interesting to see the thousands of gallons of water coming up to feed this spring from an underwater cave.

Thank Waterman_10
Reviewed 20 March 2013

Did a drive by will come back next year with RV and spend some time. Looks like Trout fishing is from Mar-Oct lots of camping sites. This area ranks as one of the nicest parks in Missouri.

Thank Sean M
Reviewed 17 February 2013

I have been to Bennett Springs (the fishery) to fish in the steam several times. Great fishing if you're out there early. The mouth can get overfished so downstream may have more opportunities, but I saw less fish further down, but they BITE. Very neat...More

Thank Tripwire29
Reviewed 6 February 2013

Beautiful park. Best known for it's trout fishing. Beautiful springs and stream. So visit there and see for yourself.

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 6 February 2013

I visit Bennett Spring State Park 2 -3 times a year, short drive from Kansas City (2-3 hours), usually meet up with friends from work and we stay 2-3 days in the cabins which are very nice but basic, however, the staff keeps them clean...More

Thank jcoutdoors
Reviewed 12 January 2013 via mobile

We have been to this park 20-30 times. Granddaddy of Missouri trout parks. Some of the architecture is from 1930s with WPA work. Fun, family spot: Hiking, nature center, swimming pool. Eat in the lodge or picnic. Ask for help to figure out zone fishing....More

Thank susanelaine
Reviewed 6 January 2013

Perfect place to go for a hike!! This is the spring that the Niangua River begins from. Known for excellent trout fishing. Has a trout hatchery on site.

Thank Haleebear B
Reviewed 4 January 2013

It's a very pretty place but except for the river and fish and scenery, there isn't that much to see. It's quiet and out of the way and a good place if you want a picnic.

Thank map26
Reviewed 27 December 2012

This is the most beautiful parks in the state! The fishing at Bennett is well known and alwys a log of fun, although the Trout are a bit finicky. The cabins on the state grounds are wonderful and the private owned cabins at the entrance...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 20 December 2012 via mobile

This park covers two of my hobbies fly fishing March-October and scuba (new hobby 2012) the park limits scuba to a maximum of 6 divers per day and only 4 divers below the surface at any given time. Open water certification can only go as...More

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toddandsandymiller
15 July 2017|
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Response from K154IRrobertp | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure I can answer that accurately so you may want to call Bennett Springs directly at 800-334-6946. It is not long though and is readily accessible with motor homes and 5th wheels if that is your concern.
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Goose H
11 July 2017|
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Response from Lynda R | Reviewed this property |
You may be able to going through a campground like Riverfront.
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Roger J
7 September 2016|
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Response from indygal619 | Reviewed this property |
Just saw this question. Don't think you can ride an ATV in the state park but maybe places around there.
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