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Bollinger Mill State Historic Site

113 Bollinger Mill Rd, Burfordville, MO 63739-9051
+1 573-243-4591
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Nice afternoon drive

We enjoyed a nice afternoon drive out to this beautiful old mill and covered bridge. Also, has a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Beautiful Scenery and Worth Paying for a Tour of the Mill

I've been to the Bollinger Mill several times, often visiting when we take a family trip to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Travel back to simpler days when business in Missouri was about the rushing of a stream over a dam and bridges were covered. Visitors to Bollinger Mill State Historic Site can tour the massive four-story mill that dates to the Civil War era and is on the National Register of Historic Places. Or they can stroll through the Burfordville Covered Bridge, one of just four covered bridges that remain in Missouri. The site’s rustic setting offers ample picnicking and exploration opportunities along the Whitewater River.
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113 Bollinger Mill Rd, Burfordville, MO 63739-9051
+1 573-243-4591
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We enjoyed a nice afternoon drive out to this beautiful old mill and covered bridge. Also, has a nice park with picnic tables.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to the Bollinger Mill several times, often visiting when we take a family trip to Southeast Missouri. As a photographer, this is a very special site. Photo opportunities are vast --- the outside and inside of the Mill, the Covered Bridge, the waterways,...More

1  Thank 411Shirley
Reviewed 31 July 2017

This is a beautiful Missouri State Historic Site. The Burfordville Covered Bridge was the first covered bridge built in Missouri. It was started before the Civil War and was completed in 1868. It has been restored and you can walk it to observe the construction....More

1  Thank jdck
Reviewed 30 June 2017

I grew up in Cape Girardeau and we used to go out to Bollinger Mill for picnic lunches when I was a kid. I moved away a long time ago but came back recently to meet up with a friend. We brought our kids out...More

1  Thank Colport
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We enjoyed a pretty summer drive out to this Historic Site. You can view an old mill, and a covered bridge at same site. Well kept park and grounds. There is even an old cemetery toward the back of the park, but we didn't have...More

Thank Butterflydays
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped at the Bollinger Mill on a Monday mid-day on our quest to hit all 88 parks this year. Bollinger Mill is a beautiful spot. Large mature trees and the river provide a lovely spot to have a picnic lunch. The old mill has...More

Thank BeachcomberMissouri
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Well, I just can't believe how nice this little stop turned out to be. The stream, the covered bridge, the Mill, and the dam all were extremely well preserved. I enjoyed walking the grounds and reading the wonderful background information on the kiosks. The Mill...More

1  Thank barkus1968
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Even the drive to this place is beautiful. Way out in a rural area. Great piece of history. One of only four remaining covered bridges is next to the Mill. Very helpful staff explains equipment & history. A friendly Mill cat greets you & encourages...More

1  Thank kaw07
Reviewed 25 October 2016

You will not be disappointed if you decide to visit The Bollinger Mill and the old covered bridge in this well kept park. The country setting is just awesome! Please vote.

Thank Butterflydays
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Bridge & Mill both nice to see. The grounds were nicely kept and the signage outside informative. People were fishing & kids playing in the water below the falls. The mill had already closed when I arrived but have heard it is a good tour....More

1  Thank On_Da_Road1
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