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Boone's Lick State Historic Site

Hwy 187, Arrow Rock, MO
+1 660-837-3330
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Very Interesting and a Nice Short But Steep Trail

This was a pleasant surprise as we enjoy the quiet farm area and the salt lick history. Very... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2016
Mark R
,
Lewis Center, Ohio
via mobile
Remote, excellent site for central Missouri history of trails and settlement

This site preserves the saltworks that supplied St. Charles with this essential frontier commodity... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2016
Edge W
,
Columbia, Missouri
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3 May 2016
“Very Interesting and a Nice Short But Steep Trail”
7 Mar 2016
“Remote, excellent site for central Missouri history of trails and settlement”
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Hwy 187, Arrow Rock, MO
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+1 660-837-3330
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Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

This was a pleasant surprise as we enjoy the quiet farm area and the salt lick history. Very interesting. Found in 1804 by Daniel Boone.

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 7 March 2016

This site preserves the saltworks that supplied St. Charles with this essential frontier commodity. The trail to it opened up the region to settlement. Take 87 across the bridge at Boonville 10 miles to the junction with 187, then 2 miles on 187. The sign...More

1  Thank Edge W
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Off the beaten path, this site explains the salt process and shows you how it was done in the early days. Steep walk to the site, but worth it, especially in spring.

Thank Kit J
Reviewed 6 June 2013

The Boone family has always intrigued me. Have traveled to see many historical sites associated with them. Drove two hours to see this in March and the gate was locked because there was snow on the ground and the park road was not plowed. Very...More

Thank Iluv2travel059
Reviewed 18 June 2010

This site has an information kiosk, a picnic area, and some restrooms. The hike down to the area of the actual "lick" offers a few signs, but you mostly have to use your imagination to see what went on there. The museum at Arrow Rock...More

4  Thank dorsalmo
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