Accessibility Information

at Big Oak Tree State Park

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Visitors of all abilities can enjoy birding along Boardwalk Trail. This trail has manageable surfaces, trail information and signage, rest areas, and many other ADA considerations.

To find additional locations that are accessible, visit Birdability to view their accessible birding trails maps.

Accessible SymbolPicnic Area 

This area is located on your left just after the park sign. Large trees shade this area.  A level, paved parking lot has one handicap space. Two paved picnic sites are located near the accessible playground and have extended-end tables and pedestal grills. A water fountain and bench are also located here for your convenience. An accessible vault toilet is provided nearby.

An accessible picnic shelter is available to reserve for group gatherings.


A gravel lot has a paved apron with an accessible water fountain. Here, the boardwalk begins with an informational kiosk.

Accessible SymbolOverlook

An accessible ramp leads up to the park’s new overlook.


The trail is of dirt and in dry weather should be accessible to most visitors as it is quite level.

For more information, contact the park:

Big Oak Tree State Park
13640 S. Highway 102
East Prairie, MO 63845-8768
1-800-379-2419 TDD

Last updated: April 2021