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Area Information

Below is a listing of area informant available in Chariton County and sounding area followed by some links to more information while you stay at the Circle O Lodge.

Walt Disney Hometown Museum

Walt Disney first came to Marceline, Missouri by train when he was five years old. When Walt returned  in 1946, the Santa Fe train depot evoked cherished memories of when he first pulled into the Marceline. As a fitting tribute, the museum that honors him is located inside the very same train depot.


Gen. John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site
Explore a piece of AmericaÕs military history at Gen. John J. Pershing Boyhood Home State Historic Site.

Locust Creek Covered Bridge State Historic Site
Locust Creek Covered Bridge, built in 1868, once housed the nation's first transcontinental road, Route 8. Today, it is the longest of Missouri's four remaining bridges measuring 151 feet.

Mussel Fork Conservation Area
This area contains cropland, old fields, grassland, and woodlands. Area includes three fishable ponds and a permanent stream (Mussel Fork Creek). 15 Minutes away from Circle O Lodge.

Swan Lake National Wildlife Refuge
Swan Lake is the resting and feeding area for waterfowl, primarily ducks, and as a sanctuary for prairie-chickens. It has now become one of the main wintering areas for the Eastern Prairie Population of Canada geese

The Katy Depot and Katy Trail-Boonville, Missouri

The Boonville Katy Depot was built in 1911 and 1912 Now owned and operated as the state hiking and biking trail from St. Charles to Clinton. The Boonville station is the only surviving Spanish Mission style Depot on the MKT, or "Katy Railroad" as it was fondly referred to.e

Warm Spring Ranch-Boonville, Missouri
Home of the Budweiser Clydesdales, Warm Spring Ranch is a state of the art Clysdale breeding farm. Guided tours take guest through a 25,000 square foot breeding facility. 

Hannibal, Missouri
Hannibal, Mo is Boyhood home of Samuel Langhorne Clemens - the famous Mark Twain!