With summer in full swing, now is the time to get out of the house and enjoy the outdoors. Dive into the fun with these top 3 summer activities.
Relax and unwind at The Fugitive Beach
The beach is closer than you think! With over an acre of water, multiple water slides, pavilions, a sand beach, and a Bar & Grill, The Fugitive Beach has so much to offer. The former rock quarry has been beautifully transformed into a perfect family-friendly summer destination, located 8 miles south of Rolla along Highway 72. Open 7 days a week starting Memorial Day weekend and ending Labor Day weekend in September. For more information on how to get your toes in the sand this summer, check out The Fugitive Beach online.
Get your adrenaline rush at Kokomo Joes
Looking for an afternoon thrill? Kokomo Joes is the area’s only go-kart, mini-golf, batting cage, arcade, and driving range facility. With all these options in one place, you’re sure to have a blast. Located just outside of Rolla along State Route V, Kokomo Joes is open daily during summertime, and weekends only in the spring and fall.
Grab your kids for a splashing good time
Cool off this summer at these two water parks in Phelps County! Splash Zone in Rolla is a child’s waterpark dream – two water slides, a lazy river, a water vortex, and a sand play area make it the perfect summer activity. Splash Zone is open from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
Just a hop and a skip away, the Tiger Shark Waterpark in St. James includes three slides, a diving board, an underwater hydrotherapy bench, and more. Tiger Shark is also open seasonally, with more information found here.