Nature & parks in Branson

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Nature & Parks in Branson

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  • Christina B
    New Orleans, LA2,393 contributions
    We’ve been to a few across the country and this is a great one to see. Informative video and area to see. Great for kids as well. Very well maintained.
    Written 24 May 2022
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  • thebassguitarman
    Oklahoma City, OK16 contributions
    The Butterfly Palace is not inexpensive, but we have been there each time we visit. This time we had two grandsons with us (6 & 3), and they both enjoyed it. We recommend it to our friends.
    Written 21 December 2021
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  • debbie H
    Troy, MO28 contributions
    We enjoyed the Parakeet cage, the indoor and the outdoor animals. There was a lot to see. The walk through area was somewhat difficult for people with problems walking though. We wanted to take a tram ride through the zoo but it was too expensive.
    Written 27 May 2022
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  • Matthew L
    Indianapolis64 contributions
    This was a great experience. It is definitely a do not miss if you can physically handle he walk. My daughter and I took this tour. It is taxing on the body, but worth the pain. Beautiful scenes. Our tour guide was awesome. Funny, informative, and patient. I highly recommend doing this before walking the park.
    Written 3 May 2022
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  • Arkansastraveler74
    Bentonville, AR1,391 contributions
    We are so glad we finally found this Campground. As frequent visitors to Branson we always struggled to find a good RV park. This state park is reasonably priced and in a good location out of the hustle and bustle of Branson. It has beautiful views and beautiful spots. Our go to place!
    Written 2 April 2022
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  • Christina B
    New Orleans, LA2,393 contributions
    This was on our way out most days so we stopped. It’s a really great Damn to see. Easy area to get to. There’s also a Fish Hatchery there that’s worth seeing too.
    Written 24 May 2022
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  • karen m
    Eureka, IL399 contributions
    Perfect beach....so clean and a huge swimming area marked off by a yellow tube.
    Water was very clear....we did share it with a few small fish but kids had so much fun trying to catch them!
    Great temperature and picnic tables and areas to eat. If you get there early they have covered picnic tables which you can store your things on and sit to eat.
    The beach area is large and sand building was so much fun! Our grandchildren, ages 11, 10, and 5 loved it!
    Written 8 August 2021
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  • Butterflydays
    Cape Girardeau, MO1,449 contributions
    Beautiful scenic place to visit. Take a stroll, cast your fishing line, or just sit nearby and relax.
    Written 16 February 2022
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  • Buttons
    5 contributions
    We rented a slide pontoon for our family of 10, ages 5-68. The marina staff is awesome, very accommodating and obviously want guests to have a wonderful experience on beautiful, warm Table Rock Lake. The slide was fun - it had a water jet to keep you moving. The pontoon had plenty of power to pull the triple tube (extra$) with 3 riders. We motored over to the cliff jumping area. Most of us had a great time jumping into the deep, deep water...even our 5 yr old took the plunge. Gas for the 6 hrs was about $55. Bring and wear water shoes - it's rocky! And don't antagonize any 6" colorful centipedes you may encounter. They are venomous. (Our kids found one on the cliffs) All in all, it was a very fun day at the lake!
    Written 2 September 2021
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  • Abigail L
    Waupaca, WI225 contributions
    We went there after a long night of travel. I was hesitant because some of the reviews weren't the best as far as cleanliness of animals and their enclosures. I didn't notice much along those lines. The handlers were attentive to the animals and knowledgeable about their role in our ecosystems.
    Written 8 March 2022
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  • Karen V
    Pella, Iowa162 contributions
    We enjoy this area to walk and enjoy the views as it is along the highway going to where we stay always at Branson Treehouse Adventures. The nature/wildflowers (some called 'weeds') are pretty. There are posters telling about the nature there. Nice paved area to walk and also a trail and lookout deck. Peaceful in nature.
    Written 9 November 2021
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • John M
    Lohman9 contributions
    We love visiting this campus and hearing the stories of their students. The food is great, the campus view and view of Branson area is great.
    Written 25 May 2022
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  • Carole S
    Minneapolis, MN19 contributions
    Wonderful biking/ walking trail. A beautiful park for the public, bring a picnic lunch and spend the day.
    Written 24 May 2022
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  • Christina B
    New Orleans, LA2,393 contributions
    We have visited a number of caves across the states and this one is a bit different. Lots of stairs as it goes up more than our. It’s also a Very Wet Cave, but worth seeing. There are LOTS of stairs and very narrow path and passage ways. It also goes up very high. Our guide Rocky was good, but will get better with time. Some things I know from other caves he forgot to mention to the people new to caves. Some formations he didn’t know what they were, but overall he was good. He has a lot of potential that will come with experience,
    Written 24 May 2022
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  • Michael C
    1 contribution
    I love this trail. Who is painting the rocks and leaving them on the trail? I love this. I find a new one every day.
    Written 4 May 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
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