Missouri Spot Named The Most Remote Place In The State

By Sarah Tate

March 23, 2023

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Getting out and seeing the beauty of the world can be a thrilling experiencing, but sometimes you may want to explore nature without being surrounded by others. Maybe you hope to avoid crowds flocking to a hidden waterfall or simply want to challenge yourself to a more difficult hike than your normal trails.

24/7 Wall St found the most remote location in each state, from a blazing hot spot in the desert to a quiet mountain region in Appalachia. According to the site:

"With virtually every inch of the Earth mapped and catalogued, and with ongoing population growth, it's harder nowadays to traverse unspoiled terrain in the United States. ... While living near urban centers tends to bring area residents social and economic benefits, the adventurous among us may be pleased to learn there are still some corners of our country that remain extremely remote — places referred to fondly (or not) as the 'middle of nowhere.'"

So what is the most remote spot in Missouri?

According to the list, the most "middle of nowhere" location in the Show-Me State is about three miles south of Wilderness, an unincorporated area of Missouri around Mark Twain National Forest. These are the GPS coordinates: 36°44'45"N, 91°10'45"W

Check out 24/7 Wall St's full list to see the most remote spot in each state.

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