Mastadon State Park

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O V E R V I E W
Facility:Mastadon State Park
Description:Mastodon State Historic Site contains an important archaeological and paleontological site - the Kimmswick Bone Bed. Bones of mastodons and other now-extinct animals were first found here in the early 1800s. The area gained fame as one of the most extensive Pleistocene ice age deposits in the country and attracted scientific interest worldwide.
A D D R E S S
Address 1:1050 Charles J. Becker Drive
Address 2:
City:Imperial
State/Province:MO
Zip Code:63052
V I S I T I N G   I N F O
Hours:From December through February, the museum is open Monday and Thursday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. and is closed Tuesday and Wednesday. The remainder of the year, the museum is open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. It is closed on New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Admission:Entry into the site grounds is free. Admission to the museum is $2.50, adults; under 15, free.
Telephone:(636) 464-2976
Website:Visit Website
R E V I E W S
Lizzie McGinty, Co-op Member
A beautiful park with a very do-able hike for even younger children. Spring time wild flowers abound on the trail. The museum is also interesting, and you can see where the last excavation took place.
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