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Roubidoux Creek & Spring

100 Historic Route 66 East, Waynesville, MO 65583
+1 573-774-6171
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Trashed/but Easy Access

So sad when we got the public area of the spring. Someone had a party by the spring and left about... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
St. Louis, MO
Something for just you or the family

Great place to go walking/enjoy nature. Playground for the younger kid(s) and a nice creek to put... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Senitra S
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100 Historic Route 66 East, Waynesville, MO 65583
+1 573-774-6171
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Reviewed 6 days ago

So sad when we got the public area of the spring. Someone had a party by the spring and left about a case of empty beer cans. I know in public areas hard to control, but it took the beauty away for sure. Easy access...More

Thank Barbe22
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Great place to go walking/enjoy nature. Playground for the younger kid(s) and a nice creek to put your feet in or fish or just let the kids and dogs run free. Location is great if your are looking for a place to eat/drink or be...More

Thank Senitra S
Reviewed 7 May 2017

The Roubidoux Springs - Trail of Tears site has a great walking trail. When the water isn't too high you can get in about 2 miles (1 mi. each way). Very nice paved path. Open fields along the path where you can throw a ball,...More

Thank Kfenstermaker6
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This is now called Roubidoux Springs Cherokee Campsite and is located on Route 66 in Waynesville, Missouri. It is part of the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail where Cherokee Indians camped on their journey west. The section of Route 66 this is on was...More

Thank DustinHolmes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Waynesville is a nice small town with friendly shopkeepers. The Roubidoux creek & Spring is a nice site on your Route 66 drive.

Thank donnakhf
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This is a great park for a nice walk or run. If you need to stretch your legs, take your dog for a walk, or go for a run, this is the best place for that. There is a trail that turns into a gravel...More

Thank Chad P
Reviewed 14 September 2016

The park looks pretty and well maintained, with lots of room to picnic and stroll right off of Historic Route 66. There are plenty of signs with bits of history about the area's significance in the Cherokee Trail of Tears, which adds some interesting depth,...More

1  Thank A_Tropical_Snowstorm
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Interesting history, as it was a pitstop for the Trail of Tears. The Cherokee Native Americans stopped at the Roubidoux en route to Oklahoma. It has 0.65 miles of paved walkways along the creek and about 0.5 mile of unpaved gravel/dirt trail. The current bridge...More

3  Thank Reema S
Reviewed 14 July 2016

swim, wade, fish, crawdad hunt, frog hunt, bike walk.....etc really wonderful little place to enjoy wildlife viewing and getting wet.

1  Thank KC O
Reviewed 27 June 2016

If you have not been to Waynesville yet, you will quickly discover once you are there that there are not much to do. The two something mile walk from the park around the creek and spring is beautiful and you will encounter some people fishing....More

1  Thank Jeanette N
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Patricia V
17 March 2017|
Response from DustinHolmes | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, but I think about a half mile.
11 October 2016|
Response from KC O | Reviewed this property |
google pulaskicountyusa.wordpress. com/2014/01/30/ early-roubidoux- spring-cave-exploration/ also youtube Roubidoux cave try these