State Park Land Acquisition Summary

Public land donations to Missouri's state park system have been outstanding. More than 60% 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.

Below is a summary 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 
1924 -- 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 -- Annie and Abel 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
1964 -- Watkins Woolen Mill State Historic Site
1965 -- Gov. Daniel 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 -- Battle of Pilot Knob 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
1976 -- 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 and Olive 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
2012 -- Rock Island Spur
2013 -- Don Robinson State Park
2013 -- Echo Bluff State Park