Belleview, Missouri: Elephant Rocks

Ancient volcanic action and erosion created massive red granite boulders that remind visitors of lines of circus elephants. Some of the rocks have elephant names -- Dumbo is 27 ft. tall.

Elephant Rocks State Park

7406 Missouri 21, Belleview, MO
Elephant Rocks State Park, 4 mi. north of Pilot Knob, east of Hwy 21.
Apr-Oct 8-8, Nov-Mar 8-5. Gated after hours. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Elephant Rocks.

Elephant Rocks

Giant elephant size rocks!

[Manda, 12/20/2013]

The gargantuan granite boulders scattered by Nature suggest herds of pachyderms. The state park is a popular hiking spot.

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