The Great River Road in Missouri passes through historic small towns, like internationally famous Hannibal, but if you get just a little off the highway, you can easily find dense bottomland forests, sand bars, overlooks, and great hikes. Scroll through the images in this gallery to help figure out what you want to visit next.
Flooding at St. Louis (photo taken Dec. 31, 2015). See more photos here. High water at St. Louis; Dec. 31, 2015
Fog can envelop the Mississippi Valley any time of year, but there's something especially magical about those fall mornings when the air is colder than the water and wisps of mist drift up from the river. Those are the mornings I reach for a heavy jacket, fill my thermos with fresh coffee, and pick a spot to
View of the rail bridge at Louisiana, MO (photo taken March 2015). See more photos here.
The Missouri approach to the MacArthur Bridge in St. Louis (photo taken Jan 2010). See more photos here.
In St. Louis, the riverfront just can’t get any respect. With the St. Louis Rams positioning themselves to move—or to get the public to pay for another new stadium—St. Louis leaders are pushing a plan to build a new stadium next to the Mississippi River that they hope would convince the Rams that we are