Big BAM treats cyclists to unexpected and extraordinary treasures in towns and villages that ordinary travels may bypass for faster thoroughfares. Occasionally, a short detour can lead to a new-to-you charming burg that leaps to the top of your list of favorite fortuitous discoveries. Such is the case with Richland, Missouri which will certainly delight and surprise riders who tour Day 3’s official brunch stop. This modest hamlet, rich in history, arts, nature, entrepreneurship and sense of community will greet you like an old friend. Richland Chamber of Commerce and town merchants have banded together to craft these thoughtful and unique experiences for Big BAM adventure cyclists.
By Carrie Turner, Richland Chamber of Commerce
Infused Water Station
At the junction of Hwy FF & 133, Richland Ambassadors will welcome you and provide a place to refill your water bottle. They will be providing a variety of infused water options and will share with you the many happenings in Richland.
The Burger Stand
101 West Pulaski Street
“Best Lil Burger Stand in town!!! Love this place. Love the homemade chips and burgers are amazing.” -Teresa P.
Curly the Clown will welcome you into Richland at The Burger Stand. Locally owned and operated by Carrie Turner and her brother-in-law, Donnie Bolan for the past 10 years, they serve up hand-pattied burgers, fried pickle spears with their homemade Ranch, as well as the best Milkshakes in town. Become a kid again on their Bike Obstacle Course.
H.E. Warren & Sons Department Store
Pine & McClurg
At the corner of Pine & McClurg you will find one of the oldest family run stores in the country. The Warren Family has been providing Levi’s and fabric to the community of Richland since 1869. Stop by and take a selfie in their bicycle themed window.
Rockin’ Rooster Ridge
106 West McClurg
“Cuteness abounds here!”- Bridget J.
Just down McClurg the Rick’s offer refurbished furniture and Dixie Belle Chalk Paint at Rockin’ Rooster Ridge. They have a working classroom available for groups to bring in their own creations and make them new again. They will have small projects available to be completed and will be able to ship them home for you.
Daugherty’s Pub & Grub
208 West McClurg Street
“The best food around!! Sue and Jackie out do themselves. Come in as strangers, leave as friends. The atmosphere is awesome!! Reminds me of Cheers!!” -April R.
Richland native and recent Army retiree, Sue Daugherty has returned home to reopen the family Pub. You will find her sister Jackie cooking up the lunch specials. Stop in and experience their Bloody Mary Bar or grab a bite to eat.
111 West Camden Street
The Richland Library located at 111 West Camden provides a cool place to sit back and relax. They have free Wi-Fi, computer access and are a phone charging station for Big BAM cyclists. Take a stroll through the community room and see the Alumni Association’s work to preserve the Richland Class pictures.
Market Basket Café & Florals
302 West Washington Avenue
“I always love coming to the Market Basket. Everyone is so friendly and the food is delightful!” -Kelly T.
When the local flower shop shut down earlier this year, Barb Bolan decided to add fresh flowers to her business. A Richland native and owner of the Market Basket for more than 15 years, she specializes in home-style cooking. Her place is cozy, and you may just find a new friend before you leave.
Shady Dell Park & Pool
L.G. Myers Drive
Take a break, cool off and relax with a dip in our Olympic size community pool. Or you can just grab a seat on one of the park benches along our quarter-mile walking trail. Mature trees and flowers set against the rock lined creek allows for a great spot to enjoy the scenery.
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