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Scenic Byway – Travel in Pike County, MO

Highway 79, to the north of Louisiana, called the Little Dixie Highway of the Great River Road, has been designated as one of our Nation’s Scenic Byways. There are only 126 national byways in the country and Pike County is home to one of the best.

The scenic byway leads visitors to a variety of unique destinations.

Louisiana is a historic river community located in Pike County, Missouri on the banks of the Mississippi River. It is a place where visitors can experience an adventure before or after they have taken a relaxing drive on the Little Dixie Highway of the Great River Road.

An element of art and nature compliment the beauty of the scenic byway. 

Scenic views, such as the ones shown below, can be enjoyed during a drive along the scenic byway.