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Alton is in the Southeast Missouri region of Missouri.

Get in[edit]

Map of Alton (Missouri)

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.

Get around[edit]


  • 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.





  • The Beer Shed, Hwy 160, +1 417-778-7151. Locally owned package store providing all your float trip, trail ride, and hunting camp needs.


Campgrounds, canoe rentals, and guides[edit]

Go next[edit]

Routes through Alton
SpringfieldWest Plains  W  E  Poplar BluffEnds at
CubaEminence ← Jct  N  S  ThayerEnds at

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