NPA - 417 (Missouri)
The 417 area code is part of geographic numbering plan area that includes Missouri.
There are a few special area codes with the last two digits 422 match, these are known as easily recognizable codes (ERCs). The 8xx set of numbers are reserved for toll-free services and communication.
Missouri - Beautiful Outdoors!
Missouri's state park system, on multiple occasions has been ranked as one of the top four state park systems in the nation, contains 91 state parks and historic sites plus the trails at Roger Pryor Pioneer Backcountry. With more than 160,000 acres available to the public, you can loose yourself in wildlife.
The state park system has a unique role in an integrated effort to provide parks, open spaces and cultural opportunities for local citizens. Generally, local and community parks focus on providing recreation and open spaces close to home. A state park system preserves landscapes and cultural features of at least statewide or regional significance and provides appropriate or compatible recreation.
Why all the parks?
Missouri has been blessed with an unusual diversity of native plants, animals and scenic areas. The state has some of the largest springs in North America and the second greatest number of caves in the United States.
To ensure that special recognition and protection is afforded to some of the significant natural elements, certain areas have been designated as Missouri Natural Areas. Natural areas are managed and protected for their scientific, educational and historic values.Visit Missouri!