Attractions

Hefner’s Furniture & Appliance

Hefner’s Furniture & Appliance

MISSOURI’S LARGEST SELECTION – ALL THE TOP NAMES!   Hefner’s is a destination furniture and appliance store. Our unique style ranks Hefner’s as a tourist attraction in Butler and St. Francois Counties. From a retired race car mounted to the wall to a large wooden ship complete with Shiver’s the Shark. Free popcorn, coffee and fountain sodas are available in our 1950’s café as well as 10 cent Coca-Colas from the same era. Don’t forget to look up. There are antique bicycles, row boats, model airplanes and even a...

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Black River Coliseum Aquatic Center

Black River Coliseum Aquatic Center

Black River Coliseum Aquatic Center Website             Rates and Hours of Operation Hours of Operation Mon-Fri Fitness hours 5:00a-7p Mon-Fri Lap swimming 5:00a-1p Mon- Fri Open swim 1p-7p Sat – Fitness hours 8a-7p Sat – Lap swimming 8a-12p Sat -Sun Open swim 12p-7p Sun – Fitness hours 12p-7p Membership Rates: Family memberships consist of anyone living in the household with proof of residency. *If the amount of members of a family exceeds 5, then the family membership will increase $2.00 per...

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Flying F Gallery

Flying F Gallery

97 County Rd. 534 Poplar Bluff, MO 63901 573-778-0513 Website: www.flyingfgallery.com Email: gbf112854@hotmail.com

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Stars and Stripes Museum / Library

Stars and Stripes Museum / Library

The Stars and Stripes Museum/Library is a non-profit educational institution. We are dedicated to collecting, documenting, and preserving materials related to the creation and continued history of the Stars and Stripes military newspaper and the people behind it. The museum exhibits the newspapers along with military items/artifacts that represent our military personnel’s continued sacrifices and contributions to keeping our nation free. Without understanding this country’s rich history, future generations run the risk of taking precious...

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Poplar Bluff History Museum

Poplar Bluff History Museum

The Old Mark Twain School was built in 1910 and converted to Poplar Bluff Museum a few years after it was closed as a school in 1988. It features the neo-classical style and is the oldest school building in the city. This museum features the history of Poplar Bluff and Butler County. There are displays including a Sports Hall of Fame, U.S. Postal Service, Boy and Girl Scouts and much more. National Register of Historic Places 1998. City landmark. Poplar Bluff History Museum Sports Hall of Fame 1012 North Main Street Call for hours:...

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Veteran’s Memorial Wall

Veteran’s Memorial Wall

The Veteran’s Memorial Wall is a monument dedicated to the perpetual celebration of men and women who have served our country through the military. It consists of black granite panels, mounted on solid concrete, on which names of veterans are inscribed. The walkway in front of the wall is constructed of brick. The center section of the Memorial is constructed of a concrete base for the four flagpoles that fly the National, State, City, and POW-MIA flags. Also included in this area are granite pylons mounted on solid concrete for inscribing...

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Bricks Off Road Park

Bricks Off Road Park

Brick’s Off Road Park 2181 County Road 484 Poplar Bluff, MO 63901 573-718-7388 www.bricksoffroadpark.com   Brick’s Off Road Park is open to any and all types of off-road vehicles from 4-Wheelers, to dirt bikes, to dune buggies, it even has some technical up hill and rock climbs for the experienced Rock Crawlers. Bricks is open on specific weekends throughout the year with primitive camping available for $20/night for up to 8 people. This to a fun family place to challenge your muddin’ vehicle in the beautiful southeast...

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Black River Coliseum

Black River Coliseum

Black River Coliseum (BRC) is a state-of-the-art 115,000 square foot multi-purpose facility which houses concerts, bull riding, family shows, fairs, conferences, banquets, and an endless variety of events. It’s unique design allows BRC to accommodate every event with intimate seating and proximity creating the perfect setting for each attendee. Black River Coliseum also houses an indoor pool and rock climbing wall. Black River Coliseum 301 South 5th Street Poplar Bluff, MO...

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Margaret Harwell Art Museum

Margaret Harwell Art Museum

The Margaret Harwell Art Museum is an active and vital cultural resource for southeastern Missouri. As one of only five city art museums in Missouri, it offers a comprehensive program of traveling exhibits, art classes, educational programs for children and a growing permanent collection of works by contemporary Missouri artists.   Margaret Harwell Art Museum 421 North Main Poplar Bluff, MO  63901 Phone: 573-686-8002 Margaret Harwell Art...

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Three Rivers College

Three Rivers College

Three Rivers College, Poplar Bluff 2080 Three Rivers Blvd Poplar Bluff, MO 63901 573-840-9600 trcc.edu    

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Big Spring

Big Spring

Van Buren’s Big Spring is one of the largest freshwater springs in the world. Its average daily flow is 276 million gallons. The maximum recorded flow in one day was 840 million gallons in June 1928.

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Clearwater Lake

Clearwater Lake

Created as a result of a flood control project on the Black River, Clearwater Lake, the Gem of the Ozarks, offers recreation for the entire family. Visitors can enjoy fishing, swimming, water-skiing, a nice quiet pontoon ride or a float trip down the Black River.

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Current River

Current River

Located a short drive from Polar Bluff is the famous Current River in Van Buren. This river offers wonderful floating and boating opportunities during the summer months.  For more information check out...

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Mingo National Wildlife Refuge

Mingo National Wildlife Refuge

When the last of the glaciers retreated over one million years ago, the mighty Mississippi River carved its way through the area we call Mingo National Wildlife Refuge. Although the primary purpose of the over 21,000 acres is to provide food and shelter for migratory waterfowl, the refuge is open for hiking, canoeing, fishing and nature study. The refuge is the only large tract of bottomland forest left in the bootheel of Missouri. The Mingo swamp was formed about 18,000 years ago when the Mississippi River shifted to the east, leaving a dense...

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Mark Twain National Forest

Mark Twain National Forest

The Poplar Bluff Ranger District, headquartered in Poplar Bluff, Missouri contains 150,000 acres open to the public for hiking, camping, hunting, bird watching, bike riding and canoeing. The District is well know for its fall foliage. The Poplar Bluff Ranger District manages several developed recreation areas:  Pinewoods Lake is one mile west of Ellsinore, Missouri on Highway 60. Camping, picnicking and fishing are permitted here. Markam Springs Recreation Area, located three miles west of Williamsville, Missouri on State Route 49, is a...

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Claudia House

Claudia House

During your stay in Poplar Bluff, you are invited to tour the Claudia House, which headquarters the Claudia Foundation founded in 1989 by television writer, producer and director Linda Bloodworth-Thomason. The original red brick Queen Anne style cottage built around 1910 was the home of the C.T. Bloodworth family for many years. Today, this home has been restored as an English Baroque stately home in the style of the William and Mary Period (1689-1702). 686 Cynthia Street Poplar Bluff, MO...

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Old Greenville

Old Greenville

For nearly 150 years, the small town of Greenville thrived on the banks of the St. Francis River. As a frontier town, a county seat of Wayne county and later a lumber and railroad town, this community was a commercial and political center for the region. Although the town was moved to avoid flooding by the river in 1941, the original site now provides a one-mile walk down memory lane and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Sam A Baker State Park

Sam A Baker State Park

It only takes a few minutes to fall in love with Sam A. Baker State Park. The cool waters of the St. Francois River and Big Creek frame a wooded setting with trails that range from easy to challenging. Ancient mountains, towering trees, and fresh air are hallmarks of the park. Rustic cabins, a campground, a separate campground for equestrians, and a lodge with good country cookin’ round out the Sam A. Baker experience. With over 5,000 acres, Sam A. Baker is one of the oldest parks in the Missouri state park system. It offers visitors...

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Indian Hills Winery

Indian Hills Winery

Indian Hills Winery 9625 County Road 250 Puxico, MO 63960 573-222-3709 Fax: 573-222-3709 www.indianhillswinery.com indian.hills.winery.llc@gmail.com         Indian Hills Winery is a family operated vineyard owned by Martie & Nicole Sifford. Located just north of Puxico, Indian Hills is the first Winery and vineyard to be located in Stoddard County. The winery started as a dream in 2005 with the first five hundred Chambourin vines planted in the spring of 2006 with another 500 white varieties planted in 2007. With a lot...

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Poplar Bluff Public Library

Poplar Bluff Public Library

Storytime Tuesdays 10:30 a.m. Walk ins welcome National Gaming Day–Nov. 12 Board games and Wii game all day, free popcorn. The library download station provides free charging for almost any PC and handheld device. Poplar Bluff Public Library 318 North Main Street Poplar Bluff, MO...

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Wappapello Lake

Wappapello Lake

Nestled in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Wappapello Lake offers activities for all walks of life.  Several annual special events are held at the lake, such as the Old Greenville Black Powder Rendezvous, Intertribal Living Indian Village, Disabled Persons Fishing Day, Annual Drag Boat Races, Waterfest, Old Greenville Days and the Festival of Lights.  Wappapello Lake has over 44,000 acres of public lands and water, which welcome hunting, fishing, swimming, boating, camping and picnicking. U.S. Army...

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