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Rocky Falls Shut-in

Shannon County, Eminence, MO
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If you like good country style fun in the water this is the place. The water is quite chilly as it... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Naples, Florida

This place was so fantastic. My husband and I took our 6 year old granddaughter and we spent the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Washington, Missouri
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A shut-in more similar to a waterfall with a pool at the bottom.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Shannon County, Eminence, MO
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Reviewed 6 days ago

If you like good country style fun in the water this is the place. The water is quite chilly as it pours off the falls. The falls are beautiful. I wouldn't advise climbing them, as I am sure they are quite slippery. You can wade...More

Thank fltraveler65
Reviewed 6 days ago

This place was so fantastic. My husband and I took our 6 year old granddaughter and we spent the whole day but could have used a longer day! Swimming, relaxing, watching the people climb the rocks. Our granddaughter jumped off some rocks and rode down...More

Thank jancreason
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful shut-ins that people can climb up and stand in the flowing water. There is also a nice pool of water at the end of the waterfall that is great for swimming and other water activities. Worth a visit.

Thank Vern Trudy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rocky Falls is a very nice spot to enjoy a beautiful waterfall IF you go early before the crowds. If it's a warm summer day there will be LOTS of people in the water and climbing all over the falls. Limited parking, several picnic benches....More

1  Thank getfit40
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We visited a couple weeks after the severe flooding in this area. The falls were definitely flowing and very beautiful. You could definitely see where the water had been but they have done a fantastic job of cleaning up the area. The only negative is...More

Thank stjohnbeachlover
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We went there when it was flooding, and the water was roaring through. It was pretty amazing! I've never seen it before, so I'm not exactly sure how it would look when it's not flooding. But, I'm sure it is still beautiful. I would recommend...More

1  Thank honya1
Reviewed 27 April 2017

On our way home from Taum Sauk, we saw the sign for Rocky Falls on the highway, and thought, "Why not?" What a treat to stumble across this beautiful little spot! As we walked up, we could hear the falls before we saw them. It...More

Thank Shannon64804
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Very impressive falls if after a rain! Also, I would recommend when slow is just coming up or going down as far as pictures. There is several pretty hiking trails and one that leads to the top of the falls.

1  Thank Shannon S
Reviewed 24 March 2017

The waterfall was beautiful and really easy to find. Not far from the road at all and signs were easy to follow. We hiked a few of the trails to the top of the falls, and around the river. The grounds were clean and well...More

1  Thank savvytravelmom
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

This is a very nice spot to visit if you're visiting this part of Missouri. Very lovely and I could sit and listen to the Falls all day. Hiking trail, picnic tables with grill, restrooms, and beauty, what more could you ask for?

1  Thank Breaktrack1
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What kind of fishing is there? Thanks in advance!
17 March 2017|
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Response from Kathy D | Reviewed this property |
Rocky Falls is not a fishing hole. But there's great fishing nearby in the Current River and Jack's Fork. Before you go, be sure you are familiar with Missouri fishing regulations. You can search for "Missouri Department... More
Carmen S
Where is this and how do I find it, it's beautiful
29 July 2016|
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Response from Kathy D |
I didn't notice at first that you are coming from Arkansas. Instead of driving all the way to Eminence, you can get to the falls from Winona, Missouri. Winona is also on MO-19. At Winona, turn right onto County road H... More
Can you just go and swim for the day, without paying for campground? What is the cost? Their website didn't specify
17 July 2016|
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Response from Larry D | Reviewed this property |
Sure. There is public access to Rocky Falls. Swimming is great in Jacks Fork and Current Rivers (aka Ozark National Scenic Riverways). Camping sites are available at several private and public sites in the area. But the... More