George Washington Carver National Monument

Overview

George Washington Carver's boyhood home consists of rolling hills, woodlands, and prairies. The 210 acre park has a 3/4 mile nature trail, museum, and an interactive exhibit area for students. The cultural setting includes the 1881 Historic Moses Carver house and the Carver cemetery.

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Seasonality / Weather

The park, featuring indoor exhibits, is open year-round, however hiking is most comfortable in the summer and early fall.

Directions

Driving: 

From Interstate 44:
From Exit 11A on I-44, take US 71 south to Highway V. Go east 4 miles, then south ½ mile on Carver Road.
From Exit 18A on I-44, take Highway 59 south to Diamond. Go west 2 miles on Highway V, then south ½ mile on Carver Road.

From Neosho, MO:
Take US 71 north to Highway V. Go east 4 miles, then south ½ mile on Carver Road.
Take Highway 59 north to Diamond. Go west 2 miles on Highway V, then south ½ mile on Carver Road.