Missouri’s state park system, which on multiple occasions has been ranked as one of the top four state park systems in the nation, contains 91 state parks and historic sites. West Plains is fortunate to be close to four state parks.
- 476 acres
- Opened to the public in 2016
A year-round outdoor destination for
adventurers and nature lovers. The park features a lodge, cabins and campground. Other amenities include a restaurant, a gift shop, bluff-top shelter for special events, a 50-seat amphitheater, and hiking and mountain biking trails.
Echo Bluff State Park gets its name from the massive cliff towers rising above Sinking Creek. The state of Missouri acquired the former Camp Zoe, a summer camp for children that opened in 1929.
66 miles From West Plains
Take Highway 63 north toward Willow Springs. Just before Willow Springs, take Highway 60 east toward Mountain View. After Mountain View, turn left on Highway 17. Stay on Highway 17 for 13 miles to Summersville. At Summersville, turn right on Highway 106. In 7 miles, continue straight on D Highway. Go 9 miles then turn left on Highway 19. In 8.5 miles, the entrance for Echo Bluff will be on your right.