From Fremont (located on US 60 in southeastern Missouri), take County Highway J south for 16 miles to Whites Creek trailhead at Camp
Irish Wilderness, available free from Mark Twain National Forest (see below). America’s Neighborhood Bats, by Merlin D. Tuttle (University of Texas Press, 800-252-3206; $10.95). The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, by Mark Twain (Penguin, 800-526-0275; $5.95).
Mark Twain National Forest, (573) 325-4233.