Paddy Creek Natural Arch, Texas County, Missouri
Photo by Jay Wilbur
NABSQNO 15S-584151-4157362. Paddy Creek Natural Arch is a cave natural arch eroded through Gasconade dolomite. It is located in the Paddy Creek Recreation Area within the Mark Twain National Forest, about 2 miles west of Slabtown, Missouri. Paddy Creek Natural Arch appears in the second edition of the Beveridge catalog as number 269. He reports a span of 20 feet, but the opening is clearly much smaller than that.