Another feature unique to Pulaski County is the
Roubidoux Spring nestled below the bluff in Laughlin
Park, Waynesville, Missouri. Located below the spring is
a cave and is a popular site for cave diving. The
average flow is 37 million gallons per day. Laughlin
Park at the Roubidoux Spring is a certified site on the
National Park Service National Historic Trail as an
encampment on the Trail of
and features an interpretive memorial
Roubidoux Spring is one of the few places in the state
where scuba spring diving is routinely allowed to
QUALIFIED and certified cavern or cave divers. ALL
DIVERS must register at the Waynesville Police
Department for permission before entering the spring.
The spring is located in the Laughlin Park, owned by the
City of Waynesville, Missouri. Picnic tables are
available. Fishing is allowed. enjoy a 1 mile walk along
the Roubidoux River on the Waynesville Walking Trail.
Diving in the underwater cave is allowed by PERMIT ONLY.
No charge for entry to view the spring.