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Bennett Spring State Park

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One of the Better State Parks

I have fished, eaten and stayed at the state park on numerous occasions for probably 30 years or... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
Great state park, best trout fishing!

Bennett Spring State Park in south central Missouri, is a great family friendly park, have been... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Lebanon, Missouri
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“trout fishing”(43 reviews)
“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
26250 Highway 64A, Lebanon, MO 65536-6797
+1 417-532-4338
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

I have fished, eaten and stayed at the state park on numerous occasions for probably 30 years or more. It is a very good park for trout fishing although the fish are typically small here probably because of the fishing pressure. Always plenty of people....More

Thank K154IRrobertp
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Bennett Spring State Park in south central Missouri, is a great family friendly park, have been there dozens of times. There are numerous trails from 1/2 mile to almost 8 mile roundtrips, and everything in between. Several playgrounds and picnic areas, with grills and pavilions....More

3  Thank cqb556
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Great fishing, of course, but also close to floating and relaxing with family. Great family spot to wind down

Thank got2bebiking
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

After being spoiled at Roaring River State Park, I was disappointed with Bennett Springs. The showers never have hot water, always messy and nasty bugs everywhere in the bathroom from not being cleaned. Trout fishing not as good and camping sites need trees cut back...More

1  Thank singingladylinda
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Not interested in fishing but enjoyed a 3 day,2 night stay. Accustomed to camping closer to water for granddaughters to play in. Inconvenient access to water is a drawback. Enjoyed the scenery and some hiking. Not likely to return soon.

Thank spencers1621
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We went to the Dinner Lodge for Father's Day buffet and it was excellent. The decor of the lodge is perfect for the setting & the food was very good. The buffet was always stocked, good selection. The desserts were amazing! They had so much...More

Thank Beachickie
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Our large family rented 12 of the lodging cabins. The ages in our group ranged from 1 years old to 88 years old. The cabins were comfortable, aside from some sticking doors, slow bath tub drains, and a few noisy air conditioners. But we were...More

Thank MelanieAPeters
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Bennett Spring is a fish hatchery. You can walk up to the head of the spring, observe the hatchery, and, of course, fish. There's a nice restaurant on premises (decent, fairly priced food). You need to be aware of the rules and time periods for...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We make the trip down to Bennett Springs several times a year and have for the past 30 years. This last weekend we decided to camp and secured a spot in Campground 2. The bathroom and bath facilities were terrible. The toilets leaked and the...More

1  Thank Lucia H
Reviewed 4 June 2017

we came here to kill some time while waiting for an event in town and ended up stayin' most of the afternoon. we have already made plans to come back and we have been collectin' our trout fishin' equipage. looks like we'll hafta plan way...More

Thank Fred M
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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.