Dogwood Canyon located in Lampe, MO is a 10,000-acre nature park filled with lush greenery and crystal clear waters that stretch across the Missouri-Arkansas border. Visitors have many options for exploring the extensive park including bikes, segways, tram tours, riding on horseback and more. There are both paved and unpaved trails for whatever type of adventurer you may be. The park maps out 24 scenic locations where visitors can stop and admire the natural beauty of Dogwood Canyon. The park also includes a multitude of waterfalls, streams and ponds for trout fishing, and even a seemingly bottomless blue-green pool filled with colorful rainbow trout. This gorgeous natural oasis is the perfect backdrop to ask your partner the big question. After you’ve worked up an appetite, (or popped the question) stop by the Canyon Grill for a meal or drinks with a relaxing waterfall view.
What you need to know
Details: Single day admission is $15 per person, with upgrades such as bikes, segways, tram tours, and horseback rides for an additional charge.
Location: 2038 West, MO-86, Lampe, MO 65681
Distance from Springfield: 1 hour 20 minutes