State Park Land Acquisition Summary

Public land donations to Missouri's state park system have been outstanding. More than 60 percent of the acreage in the state park system has been donated to the state. This is a remarkable record and one in which Missouri citizens should take pride.

The following summary is of each site's addition to the Missouri state park system by year.

1923 -- Arrow Rock State Historic Site
1924 -- Bennett Spring State Park
1924 -- Mark Twain State Park and Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site
1926 -- Montauk State Park
1926 -- Sam A. Baker State Park
1927 -- Meramec State Park
1928 -- Roaring River State Park
1932 -- Big Lake State Park
1932 -- Van Meter State Park
1932 -- Wallace State Park
1932 -- Washington State Park
1934 -- Lewis and Clark State Park
1937 -- Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park
1937 -- Big Oak Tree State Park
1937 -- Pershing State Park
1938 -- Crowder State Park
1946 -- Cuivre River State Park
1946 -- Knob Noster State Park
1946 -- Lake of the Ozarks State Park
1952 -- Thousand Hills State Park
1952 -- Confederate Memorial State Historic Site
1952 -- Gen. John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site
1955 -- Hawn State Park
1955 -- Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park
1956 -- Lake Wappapello State Park
1957 -- Trail of Tears State Park
1957 -- Harry S Truman Birthplace State Historic Site
1958 -- Battle of Lexington State Historic Site
1959 -- Table Rock State Park
1960 -- Pomme de Terre State Park
1960 -- Wakonda State Park
1960 -- Boone's Lick State Historic Site
1960 -- First Missouri State Capitol State Historic Site
1964 -- Graham Cave State Park
1964 -- St. Francois State Park
1964 -- Watkins Mill State Park and Watkins Woolen Mill State Historic Site
1965 -- Dunklin's Grave State Historic Site
1967 -- Elephant Rocks State Park
1967 -- Rock Bridge Memorial State Park
1967 -- Bollinger Mill State Historic Site
1967 -- Hunter-Dawson State Historic Site
1967 -- Towosahgy State Historic Site
1967 -- Union Covered Bridge State Historic Site
1968 -- Locust Creek Covered Bridge State Historic Site
1968 -- Sandy Creek Covered Bridge State Historic Site
1968 -- Fort Davidson State Historic Site
1969 -- Stockton State Park
1970 -- Felix Valle House State Historic Site
1970 -- Jewell Cemetery State Historic Site
1970 -- Sappington Cemetery State Historic Site
1973 -- Finger Lakes State Park
1974 -- Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site
1974 -- Castlewood State Park
1975 -- Battle of Athens State Historic Site
1976 -- Mastodon State Historic Site
1976 -- Harry S Truman State Park
1976 -- St. Joe State Park and Missouri Mines State Historic Site
1976 -- Jefferson Landing State Historic Site
1977 -- Dillard Mill State Historic Site
1977 -- Thomas Hart Benton Home and Studio State Historic Site
1978 -- Ha Ha Tonka State Park
1978 -- Deutschheim State Historic Site
1979 -- Robertsville State Park
1980 -- Prairie State Park
1980 -- Weston Bend State Park
1982 -- Onondaga Cave State Park
1983 -- Long Branch State Park
1983 -- Scott Joplin House State Historic Site
1984 -- Grand Gulf State Park
1984 -- Osage Village State Historic Site
1987 -- Katy Trail State Park
1990 -- Battle of Carthage State Historic Site
1991 -- Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site
1991 -- Taum Sauk Mountain State Park
1992 -- Big Sugar Creek State Park
1992 -- Iliniwek Village State Historic Site
1997 -- Route 66 State Park
2000 -- Morris State Park
2001 -- Edward "Ted" and Pat Jones - Confluence Point State Park
2002 -- Clark's Hill/Norton State Historic Site
2007 -- Current River State Park
2008 -- Battle of Island Mound State Historic Site