Trip down I-44 in Missouri : News The Fugitive Beach in Rolla is an old quarry that has been turned into a tourist attraction. You can zoom down a 60-foot slide or jump off 15 or 20 foot cliffs. Or just take a swim, float or play volleyball on the sand beach.
Missouri Botanical Garden Lily Pond, Floating Dale Chihuly glass sculptures. Climatron in the background. Founded in 1859, the 79-acre Missouri Botanical Garden is the nation's oldest botanical garden in continuous operation and an oasis in the city of St. Louis. Today, 153 years after opening, the Garden is a National Historic Landmark and a center for science, conservation, education and horticultural display.