Fort Leonard Wood Area Attractions
Enjoy your stay in Pulaski County, home of Fort Leonard Wood!
Whether here for training, a military graduation, a conference, or fun and relaxation, there’s a wide variety of activities to entertain the entire family.
We’ve included several useful links to area attractions and resources below. You can visit the Pulaski County Tourism Bureau website at www.visitpulaskicounty.org and the Regional Tourism website at www.exploreflw.com to start exploring our beautiful location in the Ozarks.
Storie's Pumpkin Patch
Including a playground, petting zoo, a punkin' chunkin' slingshot, a barrel train, hay maze, a super slide, a corn box and of course no day would be complete without a hay ride to pick out your own pumpkin.
Drive down Historic Route 66 from St. Robert to the steep hill which leads to Waynesville, Missouri, and look to your right. You will see him, W. H. Croaker, a Waynesville landmark since the mid-1990s.
B & B Movie Theater
The 12-screen movie theater complex in Waynesville offers all stadium seating, digital projection, expanded food offerings including food-to-go such as burgers, hot dogs, cheese fries, fries, cheese sticks and more.
Stained Water Bowfish
Full service bowfishing charter that offers bowfishing trips on all lakes and rivers in Missouri. They routinely fish Table Rock and Bull Shoals in Branson and Lake of the Ozarks as well as the Gasconade, Missouri and Osage Rivers.
Pete's Pumpkin Patch
Offering a bounce house, hay tower with slides, choo choo train rides, barrel cars, Pete's Incredible Super Slide, totally tubular tire patch, and Sheriff Pete's Jail House, Uncle Richard's Mining Company and a rock climbing wall.
Theater On The Square
Housed at the Theater on the Square in downtown Waynesville. Pulaski County Fine Arts Association has been bringing live theatre to Pulaski County since 1996.
Ozark Actors Theatre
The Ozark Actors Theatre has been active over 30 years. Since its inception, OAT has produced more than 100 shows, including a wide range of comedies, dramas, full-scale musicals, and musical reviews.
Heartland Antique Mall
Heartland Antique Mall has over 400 booths & offers a huge variety of items from Antiques, Shabby Chic, Vintage, collectibles, & more. We also have Russell Stover Candies Outlet all in one great location.
Miltary Rock Park
The Military Rock Art Park displays crests and symbols from units attached to Ft. Leonard Wood featuring the Freedom Rock and a M-60 Tank. Great photo opportunities and a welcome stop for the patriotic at heart.
Old Stagecoach Stop Museum
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places this museum features 10 rooms restored to various periods in the building’s history from 1854 and on.
The Memorial and Walkway provides areas for the Chemical Corp, Engineers and Military Police to commemorate and recognize units and fallen Soldiers.
Bennett Spring State Park
Bennett Spring is the state's fourth-largest spring. This State Park offers fly fishing, camping, hiking, a dining lodge, fly-fishing schools, a nature center, a general store and picnicking. There are fees for some activities.
Hanna Hills Disc Golf
Hanna Hills Disc Golf Course is located in the beautiful Ozarks. Cliff-top views with major elevation change throughout. Donations to help with upkeep and improvements are appreciated.
African American Soldiers Memorial and USA Chimney
An outdoor commemorative memorial for the U.S.O. Club for Colored Soldiers located along Missouri Ave, St. Robert.
Featuring two tube slides, a lazy river, a family slide, an indoor therapy pool, a lap lane, water basketball and volleyball areas, a zero-depth splash area and more.
Calendar of Events
The 50 State Freedom Rock Tour, created by the artist of The Freedom Rock; Ray "Bubba" Sorensen II, aims to spread the message of thanking our Veterans while providing a Freedom Rock painting unique to the area.
Discover the historic roads and sites of Missouri with their Historic Driving Tours! These are self-guided tours but with the brochure they provide, they also offer an audio tour and lots of great resources on the website.
Rt. 66 Museum
The Museum's highlight is a recreated indoor gas station, complete with vintage gas pumps, a rusty guard rail, and a real 1950s car. There is also a cabin exhibit, a diner exhibit, and a library of Route 66 books and maps.
Hoppers Pub is a neighborhood pub designed for you to be able to kick back and enjoy a relaxed atmosphere where you can watch the game or catch up with friends. Stop in and check out our lineup of 66 brews on Route 66!
Club Rodeo plays the hottest mix of country and dance music so you can dance the night away on their huge dance floor every Fri & Sat. Kick back and relax every Wed-Sat and enjoy the music played in the spacious piano bar.
Fugitive Beach, an acre of water, sand beach, 60″ water slide, pavilions and more. Fugitive Beach is a family friendly summer destination.
World-renowned cave scuba diving adventure. The average daily flow is 37 million gallons. The Roubidoux is one of the few rivers that the Missouri Department of Conservation stocks with both brown and rainbow trout.
Roubidoux Splash Pad is a favorite for both kids and parents. Little Heroes Playground is a fully accessible playground. Explore the banks of the Roubidoux as you meander the pathways of the Roubidoux Walking Trail.
Uranus Fudge Factory
The Uranus Fudge Factory is a popular tourist stop near us that has some snickering and many stopping for a treat or a photo opportunity.
The 9-hole course at the Richland Golf Course & Country Club facility in Richland, Missouri features 3,200 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 36.
Bow And Barrel
Indoor range with all the latest technology. Shooters have a variety of rental guns to choose from with seven individual shooting lanes. You can watch from the bullet proof viewing window or sit outside on the patio.
Trail Of Tears
You will be moved by the experience at Waynesville’s Trail of Tears Memorial that was used as a Cherokee encampment. A certified historic site on the Trail of Tears National Historic Trail located at Roubidoux Springs.
Pulaski County Visitors Center
The Pulaski County Tourism Bureau & Visitors Center is in St. Robert and is your one-stop source for pre-planning your trip or will provide you with tips and brochures while you are here.
Boat Town Brewing
It's that cross between the comfortable familiarity of your favorite coffee shop and that amazing vacation you took way too long ago. Boat Town Brewing offers several beer styles simply because they are lovers of all beer.
Fort Leonard Wood Museums
Three museums highlighting Military history. The Chemical Museum houses over 6,500 artifacts. The Engineer Museum represents the roles of engineers. The Military Police Museum, chronicles the evolution of the military police.
Music In The Barn
Baker Band is a dynamic group of entertainers, playing a variety of music styles. Their shows are tailored for family audiences with some of the funniest comedy you can imagine.
Piney River Tap Room
A new tap room in downtown Waynesville! Serving their Ozark inspired brews and pizza! Visit their original location, The BARn, about an hour away located on a 160-acre farm with live music almost every Saturday night.
Public House Brewery
Public House Brewing Co offers two locations to enjoy their brewing company the way you want. The drink menu boasts the best of Public House and St. James Winery. The food menu includes brick oven pizzas and more.
Still Waters Farm
During your visit to the farm, you can take a tractor-drawn hayride to the pumpkin patch so you can pick the pumpkin of your choice. Back in the field, we have activities for all ages to enjoy, including a FREE zip line!
Historical marker, marking where Fort Waynesville was located. The fort, built on a bluff in 1862 provided protection to the Union Army during the civil war.
Missouri S&T students built a partial reconstruction of Stonehenge on campus, using the university’s waterjet equipment to cut the granite. This is a half-scale reconstruction of Stonehenge in Salisbury Plain, England.