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2,576 mi 4,145 km of trail 41 Recommended Routes

Gems 10 Gems Easy Trails 349 Trails Intermediate Trails 543 Trails Hard Trails 31 Trails
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Gems in Missouri - 10

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gem Favorite Mina Sauk Falls from the Ozark Trail

Mina Sauk Falls

(2) Ironton, MO
gem Favorite Laughing Springs Ha Ha Tonka Castle

Ha Ha Tonka Castle Ruins

(10) Camdenton, MO
gem Favorite Inside Cassville Natural Bridge, looking out onto the stream.

Cassville Natural Bridge

(1) Cassville, MO
gem Favorite You can look out at the Current River from within Cave Spring.

Cave Spring

(3) Salem, MO
gem Favorite Alley Mill with the flood gate to Alley Spring open.

Alley Mill

(4) Eminence, MO
gem Favorite Rocky Falls

Rocky Falls

(4) Winona, MO
gem Favorite A small cave located shortly past the natural arch!  This isn't a deep cave, but is a good spot for photos!

Clifty Creek Natural Arch

(2) Dixon, MO
gem Favorite Historic Hulston Mill

Hulston Grist Mill

(1) Greenfield, MO
gem Favorite Morning sunshine

The Burr Oak Tree

(3) Columbia, MO
gem Favorite This is the ruins of Welch Hospital.

Welch Hospital

(2) Salem, MO

Recommended Routes in Missouri - 37

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Favorite Trail through the pine forest.
Intermediate/Difficult

Whispering Pine - North and South

10.2 mi 16.4 km 1,011' Up 308.04 m Up 1,006' Down 306.64 m Down

Farmington, MO
Favorite Absolutely beautiful snow covered hike
Intermediate/Difficult

Lewis Trail

7.7 mi 12.5 km 751' Up 229.04 m Up 784' Down 239.1 m Down

Weldon…, MO
Favorite A piney glade on a sunny day!
Intermediate

Trail Through Time

2.0 mi 3.2 km 276' Up 84.15 m Up 287' Down 87.42 m Down

Farmington, MO
Favorite One of the largest creek crossings you encounter along the way!
Intermediate/Difficult

Frog Hollow Trail

3.6 mi 5.7 km 337' Up 102.74 m Up 337' Down 102.61 m Down

Jeffers…, MO
Favorite Aster with autumn morning dew. Near the Powell Gardens Visitors Center.
Easy

Powell Gardens

2.9 mi 4.6 km 195' Up 59.41 m Up 195' Down 59.4 m Down

Lone Jack, MO
Favorite Meadow that the trail begins from near Roby lake.
Difficult

Big Piney Loop Hike Via Cutoff

10.7 mi 17.2 km 1,019' Up 310.48 m Up 1,017' Down 310.06 m Down

Fort Le…, MO
Favorite This may be the one and only bench on the loop!
Easy

Moreau Creek Trail

5.4 mi 8.7 km 466' Up 141.94 m Up 463' Down 141.26 m Down

Saint M…, MO
Favorite Alley Mill with the flood gate to Alley Spring open.
Intermediate

Alley Spring Mill Loop

1.8 mi 2.9 km 299' Up 91.12 m Up 299' Down 91.26 m Down

Eminence, MO

Trails in Missouri - 882

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6.7 mi 10.8 km #1Chubb Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Eureka, MO
Intermediate/Difficult
Eureka, MO
2.8 mi 4.6 km #2Lime Kiln Loop Trail
Intermediate
Wildwood, MO
Intermediate
Wildwood, MO 16 
8.4 mi 13.6 km #3DeClue Trail
Difficult
Eureka, MO
Difficult
Eureka, MO
1.9 mi 3.0 km #4Salt Lick Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Valmeyer, IL
Intermediate/Difficult
Valmeyer, IL
0.6 mi 0.9 km #5Osage Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Jefferson City, MO
Intermediate/Difficult
Jefferson City, MO
0.5 mi 0.8 km #6Noren Access Riverwalk Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Jefferson City, MO
Easy/Intermediate
Jefferson City, MO
0.8 mi 1.3 km #7Raccoon Run
Easy/Intermediate
Jefferson City, MO
Easy/Intermediate
Jefferson City, MO
0.3 mi 0.6 km #8Bluestem Ridge Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Jefferson City, MO
Easy/Intermediate
Jefferson City, MO
2.1 mi 3.4 km #9Three Creeks Trail - Turkey Creek Segment
Intermediate
Ashland, MO
Intermediate
Ashland, MO
248.4 mi 399.8 km #10Katy Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Clinton, MO
Easy/Intermediate
Clinton, MO
26.8 mi 43.2 km #11Ozark Trail: Trace Creek Section
Intermediate
Potosi, MO
Intermediate
Potosi, MO
3.7 mi 6.0 km #12Grotpeter Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Valley Park, MO
Intermediate/Difficult
Valley Park, MO
3.5 mi 5.6 km #13Meramec River Greenway: Simpson Park to Arnold's Grove
Easy/Intermediate
Valley Park, MO
Easy/Intermediate
Valley Park, MO
5.4 mi 8.7 km #14Bear Creek Trail
Intermediate
Columbia, MO
Intermediate
Columbia, MO
0.3 mi 0.5 km #15Moss Rock Trace Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Jefferson City, MO
Easy/Intermediate
Jefferson City, MO
48.8 mi 78.6 km #16Ozark Trail - Courtois Section
Intermediate/Difficult
Bourbon, MO
Intermediate/Difficult
Bourbon, MO
14.7 mi 23.7 km #17Green Rock Trail
Difficult
Pacific, MO
Difficult
Pacific, MO
1.8 mi 2.9 km #18Osage Bluff Scenic Trail
Intermediate
Wardsville, MO
Intermediate
Wardsville, MO
14.0 mi 22.5 km #19Mississippi River Greenway: North Riverfront Trail
Easy/Intermediate
St. Louis, MO
Easy/Intermediate
St. Louis, MO
1.1 mi 1.8 km #20Ward Branch Greenway
Easy
Battlefield, MO
Easy
Battlefield, MO

Photos of Missouri - 748

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Wildflowers abound in late summer.
Sep 4, 2017 near Bonne T…, MO
In late summer, there are often wildflowers on the County Crossing Trail.
Dec 27, 2015 near Cottlev…, MO
A sunset offers a beautiful backdrop to the meandering waters of the James River.
Jan 9, 2017 near Battlef…, MO
Leading up the the best lookout point on the loop!
Mar 6, 2020 near Columbia, MO
A small cave located shortly past the natural arch!  This isn't a deep cave, but is a good spot for photos!
Feb 2, 2020 near Dixon, MO
One of the few creek crossings that are encountered along the trail!
Feb 2, 2020 near Dixon, MO
Clifty Creek from above! This is what the view is like for most of the loop.
Feb 2, 2020 near Dixon, MO
The natural bridge during semi-high water!
Feb 2, 2020 near Dixon, MO