Four Things You Will Love In Crocker, Missouri

1. Railroad Days- August 30th marks the 42nd year that Crocker has hosted Railroad Days. This tribute to Crocker’s Frisco Railroad heritage has been bringing crowds to downtown Crocker since 1972. A highlight of the festival is the parade. A beloved tradition, the parade is sure to warm your heart and have you clapping and cheering for the participants. Chock full of activities for your entire family, Railroad Days is sure to be a hit!

Railroad Days has been held in Crocker, Missouri since 1972.

Railroad Days has been held in Crocker, Missouri since 1972.

2. Norma Lea’s Frisco Park- The bright red Frisco Railroad caboose in Norma Lea’s Frisco Park is certainly an eye catcher! A favorite backdrop for photos, the park is located on the west side of Commercial Street in downtown Crocker. The park is named after Norma Lea Mihalevich who served as the town Mayor for 24 years. In addition to paying tribute to Crocker’s heritage as a railroad boom town, the park also honors America’s veterans with a memorial and proudly flies the community’s Purple Heart flag. The flag was a gift from The Military Order of the Purple Heart after Crocker became a Purple Heart City in 2013.

The bright red Frisco Railroad caboose in Norma Lea's Frisco Park is a favorite backdrop for family photos.

The bright red Frisco Railroad caboose in Norma Lea’s Frisco Park is a favorite backdrop for family photos.

3. Antique Trail- A portion of Pulaski County’s Antique Trail runs through, and near, Crocker. Antique enthusiasts and “pickers” love roaming Just Got Saved Antiques, Bear Ridge Antiques, and Holt House Antiques.

For a free brochure featuring Pulaski County's antiquing opportunities visit the Visitors Center in Saint Robert, or call 877.858.8687.

For a free brochure highlighting Pulaski County’s antiquing opportunities visit the Visitors Center in Saint Robert, or call 877.858.8687.

4. Schlict Springs Access- Schlict Springs Access, owned by Missouri Department of Conservation, is a favorite fishing hole on the Gasconade River near Crocker. This 12 acre site offers primitive camping and a boat ramp- making it a popular put in/take out spot for paddlers. Anglers can expect to catch bass, catfish, crappie, and sunfish. Birders have identified over 20 species of wild birds including Sharp-shinned Hawk, Downy Woodpecker, Blue-gray Gnatcatcher, and Kentucky Warbler at Schlicht Springs Access.

Schlict Springs Access, near Crocker, is a popular public fishing area.

Schlict Springs Access, near Crocker, is a popular public fishing area.

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