Missouri National Parks


California NHT
Park brochure not obtained yet
Park Map
Synopsis: Trail covers historic route of the largest land migration in the nations history.
Stamp Location: NPS site in Missouri with the stamp: Harry S Truman NHS. See also California, Idaho, Utah, Wyoming, Iowa and Nebraska for additional stamp locations.
Park stamp for California NHT
George Washington Carver NM
Park brochure not obtained yet
Park Map
Synopsis: Park commerorates the early life of one of America’s agricultural pioneers who revolutionized the industry in the south.
Stamp Location: The parks visitor center is located 2 miles west of Diamond on Highway V, 1/2 mile south on Carver Rd.
Park stamp not obtained yet
Harry S Truman NHS
Park brochure for Harry S Truman NHS
Park Map
Synopsis: The two homes that the former president lived are are preserved in this site.
Stamp Location: The visitor center is located at the intersection of Main & Truman Sts in Independence. The home is further down the road, but you must stop here first.
Park stamp not obtained yet.
Jefferson National Expansion Memorial
Park brochure for Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Synopsis: Massive Arch symbolizing the gateway to the west is the center peice of this memorial. The site also features a large museum of westward expansion and the courthouse where Dred Scott was tried. Note: you have to pay for a park brochure at the site, but they are free if you get one in Washington or write to the publications office.
Stamp Location: Stamp is located in the bookstores of either the north or south entrances. Park either in the garage to the north of the arch or right on the river front and walk up the steps. On the banks of the Mississippi River in Downtown St Louis. The stamp is also available at the Old Court House, two blocks west of the Gateway Arch.
Park stamp for Jefferson National Expansion Memorial
Lewis & Clark NHT
Park brochure for Lewis & Clark NHT
Park Map
Synopsis: Trail follows the route of the famed Lewis & Clark Expedition in 1804 from St Louis to Pacific Ocean.
Stamp Location: Sites in Missouri which have the stamp: Jefferson National Expansion Memorial and the Old Court House (part of the JNEM). See separate listing for directions. Stamp may also be available at Fort Osage in Sibley.See also Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Nebraska and South Dakota for additional stamping locations. Read this listing for a complete list of other VC’s along the trail.
Park stamp for Lewis & Clark NHT
Oregon NHT
Park brochure for Oregon NHT Synopsis: Preserves and interprets historic path of emigrants to Oregon and the Northwest.
Stamp Location: Stamp locations in Missouri: Harry S Truman NHS and the Old Court House (part of the JNEM). See also Washington, Idaho, Utah, Wyoming, and Nebraska for additional stamp locations.
Park stamp for Oregon NHT
Ozark National Scenic Riverways
Park brochure for Ozark National Scenic Riverways
Park Map
Synopsis: Park protects 134 miles of the Current and Jacks Fork Rivers in the Ozark Highlands of southeastern Missouri.
Stamp Location: The Round Spring Ranger Station and Park headquarters & visitor center located at 404 Watercress Dr in Van Buren, directly across the street from the Van Buren HS. This is just east of town on Main Street, also known as “Old Route 60.” Its also available at the Alley Spring ranger station. It’s also available at the Big Spring Museum located next to the Big Spring Lodge on Route 103.
Park stamp not obtained yet
Pony Express NHT
Park brochure not obtained yet
Park Map
Synopsis: Trail was used by young men on fast paced horses to carry the nation’s mail across the country, from St. Joseph, MO to Sacramento, CA in the unprecedented time of only ten days.
Stamp Location: Stamp is available in Missouri at: the Pony Express VC in St Joseph. See also Nebraska and Utah for additional stamp locations.
Park stamp not obtained yet
Santa Fe NHT
Park brochure for Santa Fe NHT Synopsis: Park help preserve historic trail between St Louis, MO to Santa Fe, NM which brought goods as well as travellers.
Stamp Location: Stamp locations in Missouri include: Harry S Truman NHS, Fort Osage in Sibley & the National Frontier Trails Center in Independence. See also New Mexico, Colorado and Kansas for additional stamp locations.
Park stamp not obtained yet
Trail of Tears NHT
Park brochure not obtained yet Synopsis: Trail memorializes the forced migration of thousands of natives to land in the west. Many never made it.
Stamp Location: Known location: Jackson State Park Visitor Center. See also Kentucky, North Carolina, Arkansas, Georgia, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Tennessee for additional stamping locations.
Park stamp not obtained yet
Ulysses S Grant NHS
Park brochure for Ulysses S Grant NHS Synopsis: Park preserves the only home the former general and president ever owned.
Stamp Location: Stamp is available in the park visitor center located in the barn right on the street at 7400 Grant Rd in St Louis. From I-270, exit at SR 30 (Gravois Road) East, turn left on Grant Road; site entrance is approximately one mile on right. Note: Site is next to ‘Grants Farm’ an amusment park.
Park stamp for Ulysses S Grant NHS
Wilson’s Creek NB
Park brochure for Wilson's Creek NB
Park Map
Synopsis: Park preserves the site of the first major battle in the Civil War west of the Mississippi River.
Stamp Location: The parks visitor center is located at the corner of SR 182 & SR ZZ, just east of Republic.
Park stamp not obtained yet