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The Pinnacles, Missouri

The Pinnacles

E Pinnacles Rd, Sturgeon, Missouri, 65284
Category: Activities
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Explore ThePinnacles

Experience incredible rock formations 25 miles from Wingate by Wyndham Columbia at The Pinnacles, a designated Missouri natural area that was formed 250 million years ago. Adding to the excitement of viewing these Rockies-like peaks is the fact that you can also hike on top of them. And when you do, you'll be treated to some pretty impressive vistas. Within The Pinnacles, you'll discover Pinnacles Youth Park where you can picnic in an area that has no shortage of amenities, such as tables, grills, and picnic shelters, which are ideal for groups.


Hours -

Open daily from sunrise to sunset.

Prices -

There is no admission fee for daily use.


  • Overnight Group Camping


  • Hiking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Bird Watching
  • Fossil Hunting
  • Geologic Formations Viewing
  • Picnicking


  • What are the main points of interest?

    There are several points of interest that you’ll want to be sure to check out when you pay a visit to The Pinnacles. First, there are the breathtaking geologic formations. Next, there are the winding Rocky Fork and Silver Fork Creeks. And finally, you’ll have an opportunity to discover the fossils of sea animals from millions of years ago.
  • Is Pinnacles Youth Park Trail Dog Friendly?

    You’re most welcome to bring your dog along for a hike on the Pinnacles Youth Park Trail but don’t forget to bring a leash. That’s because dogs must be on one at all times. In addition to hiking, the trail, which is just a little over a mile long and open all year long, is used for rock climbing, bird watching, and nature trips of all kinds.

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