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at Battle of Athens State Historic Site

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Site Office

One accessible parking space is located near the site office entrance; however, the building is not considered accessible at this time.

The Town of Athens

The main road is asphalt, and you can drive past several historic houses. Taking the gravel road on around will lead you to the Thome-Benning House.

A new, accessible picnic shelter provides extended-end tables, flush restrooms, electricity, a modern kitchen and seating for up to 160 people. There is also an accessible shower stall for campers.

An accessible vault toilet near the shelter house in the historic area has an accessible parking pad and sidewalk.

The Thome-Benning House

A gravel road leads to the house with access over natural, mostly level, grass turf. The house entrance is up three steps. 


The campground has natural turf sites with gravel pads, which provide a fire ring, lantern post and table. Several sites are quite level: basic sites 10, 12, 14 and 18, and electric sites 17 and 26-29.

The wood lot has drive-up convenience.

Picnic Area

The picnic area has mostly level, paved parking. At this time, access is over natural turf, which is best achieved from the end near the information kiosk. Tables are scattered under the trees with pedestal grills available. An ADA-compliant playground is centrally located. A vault toilet is provided with a concrete sidewalk that can be accessed from the lower parking lot.

The Lake Area

A vault toilet is provided on the lake loop road with a sidewalk leading to it. There is also an accessible drinking fountain. Much of the bank area is grassy, level turf with a hardened boat ramp available. An accessible fishing dock is located near the boat ramp, but must be accessed across flat, open turf.


Trails have not been modified for accessibility. 

For more information, contact the historic site:

Battle of Athens State Historic Site
12378 Athens State Park Road
Revere, MO 63465
1-800-379-2419 TDD

Last updated: May 2022