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Missouri: Crowder State Park|
Posted on Sunday, January 28 @ 23:00:00 CST by iljiana
76 Hwy. 128,
Trenton, MO 64683
The rolling green hills and deep ravines of Crowder State Park
provide 1,912 user-friendly acres where visitors can camp, picnic, hike
- or just take it easy.
Crowder State Park is the perfect park for the visitor who wants to
escape the pace of city life and enjoy the outdoors in a relaxing,
peaceful environment. Much of the park is covered with thick forest
that displays a diverse population of trees, plants and flowers. Many
types of wildlife - including deer, raccoons and wild turkeys - also
make their homes in the forests of Crowder State Park.
Crowder State Park is a commemorative park dedicated to the memory
of Maj. Gen. Enoch H. Crowder, one of several important American
military leaders who was nurtured in the hills of northern Missouri.
Thompson River Trail follows the river for roughly eight miles and permits equestrian use in addition to hiking and bicycling.
Directions to Crowder State Park
From Kansas City
Crowder State Park is
approximately 90 minutes from Liberty. Take I-35 north about 57 miles
to Exit 61. Travel east on Hwy. 69/6. Turn north/left onto Hwy. 146,
about two miles west of Trenton. Follow Hwy. 146 about one mile then
turn right onto Hwy. 128 to enter the state park.
From St. Joseph
Take Hwy. 6 east to
Hwy. 146, approximately two miles west of Trenton. Turn north/left onto
Hwy. 146 and continue for one mile to Hwy. 128. Hwy. 128 will take you
into the state park.
Take Hwy. 6 west
through the town of Trenton. Approximately two miles west of Trenton,
turn north/right onto Hwy. 146 (the first blacktop road) and continue
for one mile to Hwy. 128. Hwy. 128 will take you into the state park.
From Des Moines, Iowa
Take I-35 south
to Exit 84 for Route H. Travel east on Route H to Hwy. 146. Turn
right/south onto Hwy. 146. Hwy. 146 takes a sharp left at Gilman City
shortly after the intersection with Route H. Continue on Hwy. 146 until
reaching Hwy. 128. Turn left/north onto Hwy. 128 to enter the state
location, take U.S. Hwy. 65 to Trenton. At Trenton, turn west onto Hwy.
6. Approximately two miles west of Trenton, turn right/north onto Hwy.
146 and continue for one mile to Hwy. 128. Hwy. 128 will take you into
the state park.
For more information: http://www.mostateparks.com/crowder.htm