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Bollinger Mill State Historic Site

Park Information

Travel back to simpler days when business in Missouri was about the rushing of a stream over a dam and bridges were covered. Visitors to Bollinger Mill State Historic Site can learn how wheat and corn were ground into flour and meal in the massive four-story mill that dates to the Civil War era. Or they can stroll through Burfordville Covered Bridge, one of just four covered bridges that remain in Missouri. The site’s rustic setting offers ample picnicking and exploration opportunities along the Whitewater River. Both structures are in the National Register of Historic Places.

Park Hours

For temporary closures related to weather, stewardship activities and maintenance, as well as temporary trail closures, click here to visit our Park and Site Status Map.

On the following days (actual or observed), staff will not be available and site buildings will be closed: Thanksgiving Day; Nov. 24, 2023; Christmas Eve; Christmas Day; New Year’s Eve; New Year’s Day; Martin Luther King Jr. Day; Lincoln’s Birthday; and Presidents Day. 

Historic Site Grounds:

Sunrise to sunset, year-round

Bollinger Mill hours


April through October (On-Season)

10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday

Noon to 4 p.m., Sunday

Closed Monday (except Memorial Day and Labor Day)

November through March (Off-Season)

10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday through Saturday

Noon to 4 p.m., Sunday

Last tour begins at 3 p.m.

Historic Site Office hours

8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, year-round