Arrow Rock State Historic Site

Park Information

As of Friday, June 5, 2020, Arrow Rock State Historic Site is open for the public with recommended safety precautions and social distancing measures in place. Hours of operation include 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information on the health and safety measures in place, visit

Stroll through the history of a once-bustling river town that’s now the serene village of Arrow Rock. You’ll walk streets lined with the architecture of the historic “Boone’s Lick Country.” At Arrow Rock State Historic Site, you may wander into the historic J. Huston Tavern, which dates back to 1834 and provides a dining experience in the oldest continuously operating restaurant west of the Mississippi River. View displays of historic furnishings in the old kitchen and upstairs bedrooms. You can visit other historic buildings, such as the Old Courthouse and George Caleb Bingham's house. You can learn about the history of Arrow Rock and the "Boone's Lick Country" through exhibits and audio-visual presentations in the visitor center. The historic site is part of the larger Village of Arrow Rock, which features quaint stores and several antique shops.

Park Hours

Historic Site Grounds

  • 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., daily,year-round
  • Gates may be closed at 10 p.m.

Visitor Center hours

Visitor Center

Temporary Hours of Operations

March 1 through May 31

  • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., daily

June 1 through Aug. 31

  • 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., daily

Sept. 1 through Nov. 30

  • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., daily

Closed Thanksgiving Day

Dec. 1 through Feb. 28

  • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Friday through Sunday and holiday Mondays

Closed Monday through Thursday and Christmas and New Year's days

Historic Site Office

  • 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., daily, year-round (except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's days)

Regular Hours

  • 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., daily, year-round (except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's days
  • Please note there will be times when the office is temporarily closed while staff are working in the grounds.