Springfield, Mo is about an hour east of Big Red Barn down I-44. Its a town with a lot of history, culture, retail and restaurants. Perfect for a day trip while you vacation in our park!
Wilson’s CreekBattle Field National Park, The Second Major Battle of the Civil War; Wilson's Creek was the first major Civil War battle fought west of the Mississippi River, and the site of the death of Nathaniel Lyon, the first Union general killed in action. The costly Southern victory on August 10, 1861, focused national attention on the war in
Bass Pro Shop and the Wonders of Wildlife National Museum & Aquarium The Wonders of Wildlife ticket includes entry to Aquarium Adventure, where you’ll find over 350,000 square feet filled with over a mile of trail that passes by over 800 species of live fish, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, birds and more; and entry to Wildlife Galleries, transporting you to the wildest places on earth with an exciting and inspirational journey around the world celebrating people who hunt, fish and act as stewards of the land and water. Average journey time is 3-4 hours. See website for ticket pricing and options.