On Episode #17, our Midwestern correspondent Kerri Cox gives an in-depth review of Bennett Spring State Park, Missouri. She explains why this location offers her family the “classic campground experience”.
Located in the southern part of the state, 12 miles away from the town of Lebanon, Bennett Spring State Park is a popular regional destination offering fly fishing, canoeing, and plenty of hiking trails.
Kerri describes the different campground areas (1-5) and gives recommendations for making a decision on which site to book when you visit. She also describes the other activities and amenities avaialbe at Bennett Springs State Park:
- Hike to the Natural Bridge
- Nature Center with scheduled programming
- Fish hatchery
- Canoe Rentals
- Fly fishing (Opening Day is right around the corner!)
Kerri also tells us all about the best area attractions:
- The Route 66 Museum
- The Bass Pro Shop Outdoor World in Springfield
- Triple Eight’s Springfield Style Cashew Chicken
- Fantastic Caverns
- Float Trips down the Niangua River
To read more about Kerri’s visits to Bennett Spring State Park, check out this blog post at travelswithbirdy.com. And if you have other recommendations for this area, we would love to hear about them in the comments below. Or you can head on over to the RVFTA forums and leave a trip report!
See you at the campground!