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A family visits Stark Caverns in Eldon.
Visitors learn about unique cave features inside Stark Caverns near Eldon. MDC’s Runge Nature Center offers free Conservation Families: Caving events as a great way to cool off and enjoy Missouri’s outdoors during the heat of summer.

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