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Van Meter State Park
Hwy 41 to Hwy 122 in Saline County

River at Van Meter

The expedition camped across the river from the sites of the former Little Osage and Missouri Indian villages near the present day Van Meter State Park. Visitors to the park can learn about the Indians and take a boardwalk into the wetland plain seen above. Interpretive signs (below) tell about the area and the expedition.

sign near Van Meter

sing at Van Meter