I like to go to Ha Ha Tonka State Park several times a year. I enjoy hiking closer to home too but this is a beautiful place.
Here's a list of some of the best caves in Missouri which will take you back to the stone age.
15 Jaw dropping placea to visit in Missouri. Onondaga Cave State Park: You won't find frogs on this underground lilly pad.
Epic cave tour - The Caverns in Lake of the Ozarks,Mo.
Visit Smallin Civil War Cave in Springfield Missouri.
The Cave Restaurant and Resort, Richland, MO -America's only in-cave restaurant - offers a view of the Gasconade River. One item on the menu: Deep Fried Alligator Tail. I have been looking for this place for a while.