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Vic and Susan Eckmann were regular visitors to Bennett Spring State Park during their time as farmers in Illinois. They loved the serene scenes and peaceful people they encountered on their trips and … more
Visitors may or may not have seen Holly Welch in the Nature Center at Bennett Spring State Park. She is little bit like the bears that occasionally pass through the park. "I try to stay out of the … more
Ryne Emerick is co-teaching the Explorer Camp at Bennett Spring for the second year and partnering with the Missouri State Parks staff for some of the class's activities. "The State Park has … more
After fishing, hiking is no doubt the most popular activity at Bennett Spring State Park.  A number of different hiking trails are free and open to the public, ranging in length from less … more
A stay-at-home order can be stressful for anyone, but it seems like it’s even more fun (sarcasm) when you have a house full of kids. What’s a good cure for quarantine cabin fever? A nice … more
Whistle Trail is named for the low-water bridge that connects the main park to the picnic area. The bridge is so named because of the large tubes that resemble whistles through which the stream water … more
Ben and Sarah Havens have been living right in the middle of Bennett Spring State Park with their 11-year-old son, Eli, and 6-year-old daughter, Harper ever since Ben took the position of hatchery … more
Savanna Ridge Trail is one of many trails at Bennett Spring State Park.  The eastern side if this trail is combined with Natural Tunnel Trail. From the trailhead, the two trails go in … more
Bennett Spring State Park has six excellent walking trails. The Oak Hickory Trail is an easy one to find and enjoy.  The .3 mile trail begins behind the Nature Center.  It has a … more
One of Bennett Spring State Park's most unique and popular walking trails is the Natural Tunnel Trail. The trail’s signature feature is the Bennett Spring Natural Tunnel, which is 296 feet … more