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2,427 mi 3,906 km of trail 32 Featured Hikes

Gems 8 Gems Easy Trails 570 Trails Intermediate Trails 251 Trails Hard Trails 3 Trails
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gem Favorite You can look out at the Current River from within Cave Spring.

Cave Spring

(2) Salem, MO
gem Favorite Mina Sauk Falls from the Ozark Trail

Mina Sauk Falls

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

Ha Ha Tonka Castle Ruins

(4) Camdenton, 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 Morning sunshine

The Burr Oak Tree

(2) Columbia, MO
gem Favorite Historic Hulston Mill

Hulston Grist Mill

(1) Greenfield, MO
gem Favorite This is the ruins of Welch Hospital.

Welch Hospital

(2) Salem, MO

Featured Hikes in Missouri - 28

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Favorite Trail through the pine forest.
Intermediate

Whispering Pine - North and South

10.2 mi 16.4 km • Loop • 1,011 ft Ascent 308.04 m Ascent

(22) Farmington, MO
Favorite Fall leaves looking toward the river.
Intermediate

Lewis Trail

7.7 mi 12.5 km • Loop • 751 ft Ascent 229.04 m Ascent

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

Trail Through Time

2.0 mi 3.2 km • Point to Point • 276 ft Ascent 84.15 m Ascent

(11) Farmington, MO
Favorite Aster with autumn morning dew. Near the Powell Gardens Visitors Center.
Easy

Powell Gardens

2.9 mi 4.6 km • Loop • 195 ft Ascent 59.41 m Ascent

(1) Lone Jack, MO
Favorite Alley Mill with the flood gate to Alley Spring open.
Easy/Intermediate

Alley Spring Mill Loop

1.8 mi 2.9 km • Out and Back • 299 ft Ascent 91.12 m Ascent

(6) Eminence, MO
Favorite Beautiful fall foliage awaits in Meramec State Park.
Intermediate

Wilderness Trail

9.0 mi 14.5 km • Loop • 904 ft Ascent 275.45 m Ascent

(6) Sullivan, MO
Favorite Nice creek with interesting rock features at the bottom of the loop
Intermediate/Difficult

Young Conservation Area

6.5 mi 10.5 km • Loop • 585 ft Ascent 178.3 m Ascent

(2) Byrnes…, MO
Favorite Looking out off of the first bluff you come to, if you take a left at the fork. It doesn’t get much better than this.
Intermediate/Difficult

Wagon Wheel Trailhead Loop

3.0 mi 4.8 km • Loop • 301 ft Ascent 91.67 m Ascent

(2) Columbia, MO

Trails in Missouri - 792

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6.7 mi 10.8 km #1Chubb Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Eureka, MO
Intermediate/Difficult
6.7 mi 10.8 km Eureka, MO
8.4 mi 13.6 km #2DeClue Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Eureka, MO
Intermediate/Difficult
8.4 mi 13.6 km Eureka, MO
3.7 mi 6.0 km #3Grotpeter Trail
Intermediate
Valley Park, MO
Intermediate
3.7 mi 6.0 km Valley Park, MO
1.9 mi 3.1 km #4Turkey Ridge Trail
Intermediate
Wildwood, MO
Intermediate
1.9 mi 3.1 km Wildwood, MO
2.8 mi 4.6 km #5Lime Kiln Loop Trail
Intermediate
Wildwood, MO
Intermediate
2.8 mi 4.6 km Wildwood, MO 11 
5.4 mi 8.7 km #6Bear Creek Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Columbia, MO
Easy/Intermediate
5.4 mi 8.7 km Columbia, MO
30.9 mi 49.7 km #7Ozark Trail: Current River Section
Intermediate
Eminence, MO
Intermediate
30.9 mi 49.7 km Eminence, MO
48.8 mi 78.6 km #8Ozark Trail - Courtois Section
Intermediate/Difficult
Bourbon, MO
Intermediate/Difficult
48.8 mi 78.6 km Bourbon, MO
26.8 mi 43.2 km #9Ozark Trail: Trace Creek Section
Intermediate
Potosi, MO
Intermediate
26.8 mi 43.2 km Potosi, MO
1.1 mi 1.8 km #10Ward Branch Greenway
Easy
Battlefield, MO
Easy
1.1 mi 1.8 km Battlefield, MO
9.3 mi 15.0 km #11MKT Trail
Easy
Columbia, MO
Easy
9.3 mi 15.0 km Columbia, MO
27.1 mi 43.5 km #12Ozark Trail: Blair Creek Section
Intermediate/Difficult
Centerville, MO
Intermediate/Difficult
27.1 mi 43.5 km Centerville, MO
3.5 mi 5.6 km #13Meramec River Greenway: Simpson Park to Arnold's Grove
Easy
Valley Park, MO
Easy
3.5 mi 5.6 km Valley Park, MO
2.1 mi 3.4 km #14METRO Corridor: Olive to Shaw Park
Easy
Olivette, MO
Easy
2.1 mi 3.4 km Olivette, MO
1.9 mi 3.0 km #15Salt Lick Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Valmeyer, IL
Intermediate/Difficult
1.9 mi 3.0 km Valmeyer, IL
2.6 mi 4.2 km #16Valley View Glades Main Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Hillsboro, MO
Intermediate/Difficult
2.6 mi 4.2 km Hillsboro, MO
1.0 mi 1.7 km #17Out n Back
Easy/Intermediate
Maryland Heights, MO
Easy/Intermediate
1.0 mi 1.7 km Maryland Heights, MO
1.0 mi 1.6 km #18River Trail
Easy
Grandview, MO
Easy
1.0 mi 1.6 km Grandview, MO
0.8 mi 1.3 km #19Old Quarry Trail
Intermediate
Cameron, MO
Intermediate
0.8 mi 1.3 km Cameron, MO
248.4 mi 399.8 km #20Katy Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Clinton, MO
Easy/Intermediate
248.4 mi 399.8 km Clinton, MO

Photos of Missouri - 524

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In late summer, there are often wildflowers on the County Crossing Trail.
Dec 27, 2015 near Cottlev…, MO
Wildflowers abound in late summer.
Sep 4, 2017 near Bonne T…, MO
A sunset offers a beautiful backdrop to the meandering waters of the James River.
Jan 9, 2017 near Battlef…, MO
a fence along the highest elevation of the trail
Apr 19, 2019 near Gray Su…, MO
View of the park and river from the overlook along the River Bluff Trail at Cliff Cave County Park
Dec 29, 2015 near Oakville, MO
A rocky portion of the Lime Kiln Trail where the elevation changes.
Aug 11, 2017 near Wildwood, MO
Bluff overlook along Salt Lick Point.
May 3, 2017 near Valmeyer, IL
Another great bluff view
Aug 22, 2016 near Valley…, MO

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