Are you looking for ways to connect with the outdoors during this time of social distancing? Look no further, because right in this Central Missouri small-town there is a 465-acre park that is one of the most beautiful and largest city-owned parks in Missouri.
Rothwell Park is located in Moberly, Missouri just 45-minutes North of Columbia on the intersection of Highway 63 and Highway 24.
This park has 465-acres of land which includes two ponds, an 18-hole disc golf course, multiple playgrounds, a War Memorial featuring America’s Last Five Star General Omar Bradley, the Moberly Aquatic Center, multiple indoor and outdoor shelters, Thompson Campground and more.
Besides the amenities listed above, Rothwell Park has 2.5 miles of trails throughout its landscape for all experience levels of runners or walkers. If you are looking for something more rustic head five minutes East of Rothwell Park to the West 43 Wilderness Area. This is 43-acres of rugged landscape.
One of the best activities in the park that children and adults alike enjoy is the Moberly Mini Train. This miniature train rides one mile through the park. It even has a handicapped accessible train for kids of all abilities. It departs every Sunday from 1-4:30pm from May to August, weather permitting. It is one of the most affordable activities for families to do together costing only $2.50 per rider.
As you see by the countless features, Rothwell Park gives people of all ages an opportunity to get outdoors and enjoy nature. Visit Moberly and experience your next adventure.
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The Moberly Area Chamber of Commerce is a membership organization in Randolph County Missouri that also serves as a Convention & Visitors Bureau. Moberly is located in North-Central Missouri on Highway 63 and Highway 24.