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Big Sugar Creek State Park
Map showing the location of Big Sugar Creek State Park
Map showing the location of Big Sugar Creek State Park
Location in Missouri
Map showing the location of Big Sugar Creek State Park
Map showing the location of Big Sugar Creek State Park
Big Sugar Creek State Park (the US)
Location McDonald, Missouri, United States
Coordinates 36°37′17″N 94°17′39″W / 36.62139°N 94.29417°W / 36.62139; -94.29417
BIG SUGAR CREEK STATE PARK Latitude and Longitude:

36°37′17″N 94°17′39″W / 36.62139°N 94.29417°W / 36.62139; -94.29417
Area2,082.54 acres (8.4277 km2) [1]
Established1992 [2]
Governing bodyMissouri Department of Natural Resources
Website Big Sugar Creek State Park

Big Sugar Creek State Park is a public recreation area encompassing more than 2,000 acres (810 ha) in McDonald County in southwest Missouri, United States. The state park was established in 1992 to preserve part of the Elk River water system, which Big Sugar Creek is part of. The park has a three-mile-long (5 km) trail for hiking. [3] A major portion of the park has been designated as the Elk River Breaks Natural Area. [4]

References

  1. ^ "Big Sugar Creek State Park: Data Sheet" (PDF). Missouri Department of Natural Resources. November 2017. Retrieved May 2, 2018.
  2. ^ "State Park Land Acquisition Summary". Missouri State Parks. Retrieved May 2, 2018.
  3. ^ "Big Sugar Creek State Park". Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved October 1, 2014.
  4. ^ "Elk River Breaks Natural Area". Missouri Department of Conservation. Retrieved May 2, 2018.

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