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Scenic Highway 19 travels through national forests and crosses several scenic rivers. U.S. Highway 160 from West Plains, Missouri or Poplar Bluff, Missouri.
Nearby Thayer, Missouri has a small airport.
- A total solar eclipse on Monday 8 April 2024 starts at 1:55PM local time and lasts 4 min. The chances of a clear sky are 45%. The track of totality is northeast from Mexico, Texas and Arkansas across the southeast corner of Missouri, then on into Illinois and Indiana.
- Eleven Point National Wild and Scenic River is a well preserved stream through some of Missouri's most unspoiled forest.
- Irish Wilderness is the largest wilderness area in Missouri.
- Mark Twain National Forest. Oregon County contains more national forest land than any other county in Missouri and you will find great seclusion and natural beauty here.
- Float or fish the Eleven Point River.
- See Greer Spring.
- Hike the Ozark Trail along the Eleven Point River.
- Benita's Cafe, 4 Court Sq, ☏ . Delicious lunch specials and evening buffets.
- Burger Palace, 304 Market Street, ☏ . Locallly owned burger place with delicious milkshakes and ice cream treats.
- Grandma's Kitchen, 14 Ct Sq, ☏ . Downhome cooking. Best place in town for breakfast. Where the locals gather for coffee.
- River's Edge Fish & Grill, Hwy 99, ☏ . A few miles out of Alton at the head of the Eleven Point River in the peaceful community of Thomasville.
- The Beer Shed, Hwy 160, ☏ . Locally owned package store providing all your float trip, trail ride, and hunting camp needs.
- Eleven Point Cottages, At the Junction of US Hwy 160 & State Hwy 19, ☏ . Locally owned cottages provide comfort while visiting area attractions. $65+ per night.
- Alton Motel, 401 Market Street, ☏ . Affordable accommodations. $40+ per night.
Campgrounds, canoe rentals, and guides
- Hufstedler's Canoe Rental. Offers canoe and kayak rentals, flyfishing guide services in a custom driftboat, and cottage rentals.
- Richard's Canoe Rental.
|Routes through Alton|
|Springfield ← West Plains ←||W E||→ Poplar Bluff → Ends at|
|Cuba ← Eminence ← Jct ←||N S||→ Thayer → Ends at|