Meramec State Park

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To get away from the bustle of modern life, head to Meramec State Park, a natural wonderland filled with beautiful scenery and awe-inspiring views. It is located near St. Louis, surrounded by beautiful scenery and the splendid Meramec River.

It's a pleasure to explore the park's trails or waters by kayak or fishing, but more than 40 fascinating caves are the park's real draw. It's hard to beat Fraser Cave for sheer beauty, thanks to the stunning stalactites and stalagmites that line its ceiling.

Guests can learn all about the park's incredible formations and the park ecology and environment at the park's exciting and educational visitor center. Many visitors to Meramec State Park prefer to camp or spend the night in one of the park's lodges to wake up to the park's stunning scenery.