Meramec Caverns - Stanton, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team Farkle 7
N 38° 14.487 W 091° 05.515
15S E 666980 N 4234326
Quick Description: Meramec Caverns is a 26 mile cavern system in the Ozarks of Missouri, USA, and is part of the Missouri Caves Association - "Your Passport to Underground Adventure in Missouri and Arkansas"
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 4/18/2009 9:27:55 PM
Waymark Code: WM67NG
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Phleum
Views: 7

Long Description:
The passport program station is located at the mouth of the cave. You have to go through the gift shop to get there. You can obtain a passport there or you can download the pdf file here (visit link)

Have your passport stamped at seven caves then mail it in to the address and receive an embroidered patch designating you as a MCA Cave Explorer.

Meramec Caverns is a 26 mile cavern system in the Ozarks of Missouri, USA. It was formed from large limestone deposits over millions of years. Pre-Columbian Native American artifacts have been found in the caverns. Legend has it that the Meramec Caverns was used as a hideout for Jesse James and his brother Frank.

Coordinates posted are for the parking lot in front of the gift shop and main entrance.

Name of Park, Protected Area, or Cultural Location: Meramec Caverns

Name of System or Passport Program: Missouri Caves Association

Passport Available: Yes, for free

Parking or Entrance Fee: Not listed

Park Website: [Web Link]

Address of Station:
1135 Highway W
Stanton, MO USA

Visit Instructions:
No special instructions, but a picture of yourself or of something unique to that place would be a nice touch.
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