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Bennett Spring State Park

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Scuba diving and trout fishing in one place.

This park covers two of my hobbies fly fishing March-October and scuba (new hobby 2012) the park... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2012
Jefferson City, Missouri
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The classic trout park

Bennett Spring Park is the go to place for Mo. Trout Parks. The state stocks lots of trout and the... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2012
Boonville, Missouri
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  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“trout fishing”(42 reviews)
“great fishing”(17 reviews)
“nature center”(17 reviews)
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
26250 Highway 64A, Lebanon, MO 65536-6797
+1 417-532-4338
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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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Reviewed 7 November 2012

Bennett Spring Park is the go to place for Mo. Trout Parks. The state stocks lots of trout and the access is really easy. This is not the place if you seek a wilderness experience, but there are a lot of fish there and it...More

Thank dder_10
Reviewed 12 September 2012

Although it has been some time since I stayed in BSSP or fished we have visited with our son to walk the trails, view the hatchery, or admire the spring and plentiful trout swimming just below the surface. This park is certainly a treasure of...More

1  Thank Nathatt
Reviewed 11 September 2012

On September 7, 2012 my wife & I arrived at Bennett Springs State Park for a weekend get together with part of our kids and Grandkids. We were pleasantly surprised with the ease of check-in and impressed with the helpfulness of the staff of the...More

2  Thank Doug N Vera M
Reviewed 30 August 2012

Truly this valley is the most beautiful spot in MO! Trout season is a rea; spectacal, you can enjoy a dinner of fresh cooked trout in the rustic lodge, walk the trails view the trout hatchery. Well worth the visit

1  Thank MoRummy
Reviewed 22 August 2012

This is a great park - it offers everything from fly fishing to a swimming pool. It has a great gift shop and don't forget to have a meal at the restaurant - excellent!!

1  Thank LakeGirl1729
Reviewed 19 July 2012

Great camping spot! Great scenery, lots of local activities. Rates are OK.

1  Thank Bill M
Reviewed 9 July 2012

Good way to spend a summer day. Nice restaurant and trout fishing

2  Thank bigkenn2
Reviewed 7 July 2012

This is a clean, well kept, serene park for families to enjoy. There are nice camping areas, a restaurant and store. The fish hatchery is always fun to check out. There is a nature center on the grounds as well.

2  Thank sherrie212
Reviewed 23 June 2012

Very accessible and hiker friendly park. Long hikes, short and some nice site seeing. Great camp ground areas for all levels of campers.

1  Thank Efusco
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15 July 2017|
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.
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.
Roger J
7 September 2016|
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.