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Red Oak II

Carthage, MO
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Interesting place, part of history. Take Mo130 or Mo 120 to Kafir rd. It feel like ghost town, but... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Joensuu, Finland
Red oak 2

Fun place to take a step back in time. Also check out the Carthage court house. The grounds are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Springfield, Missouri
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting place, part of history. Take Mo130 or Mo 120 to Kafir rd. It feel like ghost town, but it is installation, where time is stopped.

Thank mmikko
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fun place to take a step back in time. Also check out the Carthage court house. The grounds are beautiful in the spring.

Thank tryingtooSS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived on a very wet day but were able to drive off the road and around the village on the gravel road as slowly as we wanted. Wife took a lot of photos out the window. Worth the drive off the main Rd

Thank GrantHay
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Visited on many different occasions for field trips. Beautiful scenery. Contacted my photographer and brought my 3 year old son here to have photos done, they turned out excellent! Great place to visit on a nice day or to have a photo set done.

Thank Autumn W
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This is a quaint little recreated town originally created by original owner and artist Lowell Davis. Restored building line the streets, and people do actually live here including Lowell. Well worth 30 minutes and some photography.

Thank D-Butel
Reviewed 25 February 2017

if you want to step back in time, and enjoy the quiet of the country this is the place for you. Lowell Davis and his family will make you feel welcome in their little community.

Reviewed 17 January 2017

What a great find !!! During our visit we met the Mastermind of Red Oak II, Lowell Davis. Old buildings from the surrounding areas have been moved from their original locations refurbished / restored into a small town by Mr. Davis. He is quite the...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 14 December 2016

We visited Red Oak in July 2016. It is not very often you see an attraction that is free and enjoyable. Some one has spent a lot of time and money finding and moving lots of building as well as antiques old cars, machinery and...More

Thank Robert K
Reviewed 21 November 2016

This is a big field that someone turned into a 1930's town. He moved real buildings here with homes, chapel's', businesses, etc. This is a free attraction and there are no guides. You can just wonder around the town at your leisure.

Thank lsmith653
Reviewed 20 November 2016

I don't really know what to call this place, and I guess you just have to experience it. A collection of old buildings and artifacts, put together to form a small village. I guess it's a form of art, but we really loved it, and...More

Thank Thomas1406
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Are there days / hours that Red Oak II is open to visitors? Are there meals available, or a gift shop?
22 April 2017|
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Response from Robert K | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but not the day we were there.
How much is the entrance fee?
23 September 2015|
Response from AmeliaFan | Reviewed this property |
There's no entrance fee. It's free for everyone to enjoy. They have a Donations box if you want to throw in a few dollars though. But there's no pressure to do so.