off US Hwy 36, Laclede Missouri
Originally known as the Linn County
Bridge, this bridge is the longest of the four surviving covered bridges in the state. The Howe-truss bridge was built in 1868 and featured arched entrances with ramps sloping away from both ends. Visitors approach the bridge by a one-quarter mile walk down a historic road.
Other Missouri State Parks nearby:
(Trenton) Crowder State Park
(Macon) Long Branch State Park
(Kirksville) Thousand Hills State Park
(Miami) Van Meter State Park
05/25 Coming to The Laclede area
Glenn Miller Festival Clarinda IA June13-16 Hear exciting bands from around the world topped off by the World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra. Enjoy the new Glenn Miller Birthplace Museum and the Birthplace Home; stage shows; picnics; dances; historical displays; plus the fellowship of hundreds of Miller fans from around the world.
Farmington Strawberry Festival Farmington IA June14-16 Crafts, antiques, collectibles, games, and food booths are just a few of the things you will find lining the streets of the downtown area on these three days in June.
Heart of America Shakespeare Festival Kansas City MO June18-July7 The Heart of America Shakespeare Festival is set under the stars in South Moreland Park near Nelson Atkins Museum of Art. It is a perfect way to spend a summer evening with family and friends. They have several programs to study and explore such as Speaker's Bureau and Poster and Sonnet Contest. The faculty includes theatre professionals, actors, and educators experienced in performing and teaching Shakespeare. Many of the instructors are veterans of festival productions.
Promise Land Music Festival Ottumwa IA July12-13 Music Festival dedicated to bringing Fun, Affordable, Positive Entertainment to Southeast Iowa while introducing talented musicians to Southeast Iowa.
Greater Kansas Citry Japan Festival Kansas City MO October6 Cekebrating the cultural of Japan.