Next adventure was Watkins-Mill State Park with Meatball's grandparents.The park is celebrating their 100 years!
Watkins Mill State Park is 100 acres of natural beauty located in Lawson, Missouri. It has been around since the mid 19th century so it is a preserved and protected historic site. The Watkins family provided lumber and livestock over 150 years ago. Did you know this is the only three story textile mill with original 19th century machinery in North America? The park has daily tours of the mill, the Watkins family house, the school created in 1856 and the church in 1871. The lake was created in 1960 in the center of the park. This park is great for fishing,hiking,camping, picnicking and has a paved bike trail that is popular. It provides showers,restrooms,laundry room,dump stations, and has 96 campsites,74 with electric hookups. We found that some sites were better than others and tricky to get in and out of so definitely check out which is best for you. Watkins mill also has summer events such as outdoor movie night in their amphitheater. Visit this National Historic Landmark to keep your family busy.
Meatball did a great job walking the paved trail as he is better at walking on the leash now and was curious about everything. The weather was great and the views were beautiful.
|Meatball checking out the outdoor theatre|
|had to take a break, he's almost 5 months now and his little legs get tired|
|Meatball getting cozy by the fire!|
|His favorite part is stretching out inside the RV…spoiled pup!|