• Boy Carver Statue by Robert Amendola

    George Washington Carver

    National Monument Missouri

Guided Tours

Guided tours are offered daily at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. The Carver Trail is approximately ¾ miles in length and contains a combination of boardwalk, compacted aggregate and asphalt surface. The historic 1881 Moses Carver house is located along the trail and is only accessible via stairs. Benches are available along the trail. Allow one hour and 15 minutes for the guided tour.

 
Robert Fuller 1963
The Carver Trail consists of a woodland and prairie landscapes.  A spring-fed pond and clear running creeks enhance the beauty of the trail.
Image: Park ranger conducting a guided tour in 1963.
National Park Service photograph

Did You Know?

Bridge over the creek on the way to Williams Pond

Recycled plastic and sawdust can be very useful. Many of the bridges at George Washington Carver National Monument are built from sawdust and recycled plastic.