The following information is provided during the COVID-19 threat as a courtesy to Pulaski County residents by Pulaski County Tourism Bureau & Visitors Center. Availability and hours of service are subject to change at each grocery store and pharmacy’s discretion. Contact each location directly with questions and for the most up-to-date information.
Town & Country Supermarket 573-736-2245 IN-STORE PURCHASING
Country Mart & Pharmacy 573-759-6212 IN-STORE PURCHASING
Town & Country Market 573-765-3226 IN-STORE PURCHASING
York & Co. Pharmacy 573-765-3321 LIMITED LOCAL DELIVERY (Crocker & Richland), USPS/UPS DELIVERY/ON-SITE CURBSIDE DELIVERY
Missouri Department of Conservation announced Tuesday that it will waive requirements for fishing permits or trout tags from March 27 through April 15 to help Missourians looking for recreation while maintaining distance from other people to fight the spread of the coronavirus and Covid-19, the disease the virus causes.
Spending time with Mother Nature during this time of crisis is sage, and recommended, advice.
To help, Pulaski County Tourism Bureau has created this reference for Pulaski Countians. The bureau reminds you to proactively practice social distancing while enjoying your time outdoors. Include soap and water and/or hand sanitizer in your tackle box.
Located north of Saint Robert at the end of Y Highway. Riddle Bridge Access has a parking lot, boat ramp, privies, and a stunning view. Fish for Black Bass, Catfish, Crappie, Rock Bass, and Sunfish in the Gasconade River.
Ross Access, located south of Fort Leonard Wood, is the only public access to the Big Piney River in Pulaski County. The access has a parking lot and a boat ramp. Fish for Catfish, Crappie, Sunfish, Black Bass and White Bass.
Located just north of the heart of Waynesville, Roubidoux Creek Conservation Area has a fishing jetty and parking lots. Anglers can fish for Black Bass, White Bass, Catfish, and Sunfish in the Gasconade River and for Trout in Roubidoux Creek. Not an angler? Roubidoux Creek CA covers 179 acres for you to explore.
Located in downtown Waynesville, Laughlin & Roubidoux Parks have parking lots and privies and are disabled accessible. Fish for trout in both white and red ribbon trout areas of Roubidoux Creek. Anglers can also hook Black Bass, Rock Bass, and Sunfish. Bird watching is also a popular activity in both parks.
Our focus during this time is on the health and safety of our communities and friends from around the world. Reliable sources for more information on COVID-19 can be found at the WHO and CDC websites.
This time is extremely stressful and anxiety can set in. It is important for you to engage in safe activities with your family, in particular the children. Time away from the constant barrage of information will be key to your mental and physical wellbeing. Take time each day for fresh air by sitting on your porch or deck, tossing a ball, or taking a stroll around the neighborhood.
Previously promoted events should be considered postponed. If you have a question contact the event planner directly. Planners will announce at a later time if they will reschedule their event. Subscribe to our blog or visit our online calendar for updates.
Travel should be limited to emergencies or necessity for supplies. If you find yourself in need of overnight accommodations the following properties are open. Check with the property regarding their written policy on their required standards to ensure a clean environment for your stay.
At this time the Pulaski County Visitors Center operations will be suspended until further notice. Administrative work will continue and we ask that you call 573.336.6355, email us at email@example.com or contact us through our Facebook Page.
The following information is provided as a courtesy by Pulaski County Tourism Bureau & Visitors Center. Availability and hours of service are subject to change at each restaurant’s discretion. Contact restaurants directly with questions and for the most up-to-date information.
Do you have a restaurant located in Pulaski County, Missouri that offers delivery and/or take-out that was not included in this listing? Please email us your restaurant name, location, phone number, and link to your active Facebook page to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Inaugural Discover the Best of Missouri Life Awards
SAINT ROBERT, MO, March 12— Pulaski County Tourism Bureau has been notified by Missouri Life Magazine that Devils Elbow, Missouri has been awarded the title of Best Route 66 Location. The publication’s inaugural 2019 Discover the Best of Missouri Life Awards received over 800 nominations for more than 120 award categories. Over 35,000 votes were counted to name winners. The magazine encourages its readers to explore its award-winning locations in 2020.
The “Destinations” category awarded Route 66 as best motorcycle route and stretch of highway, with Devils Elbow getting the nod as Best Route 66 Location.
Devils Elbow, in Pulaski County, is located approximately 125 miles west of Saint Louis and 160 miles east of Joplin. The scenic village is hugged by the Big Piney river and its landscape is decorated by dramatic limestone bluffs that were once declared to be one of “Missouri’s beauty spots.” Multitudes of Route 66 enthusiasts from around the globe trek to Devils Elbow and its centerpiece bridge each year.
Pulaski County Tourism Bureau Executive Director Beth Wiles commented, “The bridge is a Route 66 treasure. It’s always heartwarming to see tourists walking across the bridge and taking pictures of the bluffs and river below.” Wiles continued, “The village is more than just a summer road trip destination. Every winter residents decorate the bridge for Christmas and the result is magical!”
The bridge, along with several other buildings and structures were designated by the National Register of Historic Places April 17, 2017, as the Devils Elbow Historic District.
Pulaski County Tourism Bureau encourages travelers to request the Bureau’s free Historic Driving Tour brochure when ordering the official Pulaski County Visitors Guide. The brochure includes turn-by-turn directions, vintage images, and historic information for Route 66 through Pulaski County, Missouri.