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849 mi 1,367 km of trail 18 Recommended Routes

Gems 1 Gem Easy Trails 182 Trails Intermediate Trails 149 Trails Hard Trails 9 Trails
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gem Favorite Morning sunshine

The Burr Oak Tree

(3) Columbia, MO

Recommended Routes in Northeast Missouri - 16

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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 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 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 There are a couple of bluffs off trail that provide excellent views below.  This is one of them.
Intermediate/Difficult

Wagon Wheel Trailhead Loop

3.0 mi 4.8 km 301' Up 91.67 m Up 304' Down 92.74 m Down

Columbia, MO
Favorite Leading up the the best lookout point on the loop!
Intermediate

Shooting Star Trailhead Loop

2.5 mi 4.0 km 207' Up 63.23 m Up 212' Down 64.64 m Down

Columbia, MO
Favorite Beautiful fall foliage awaits in Meramec State Park.
Intermediate

Wilderness Trail

9.0 mi 14.5 km 904' Up 275.45 m Up 904' Down 275.56 m Down

Sullivan, MO
Favorite Another great bluff view
Intermediate

Castlewood State Park Loop

2.3 mi 3.7 km 327' Up 99.66 m Up 327' Down 99.53 m Down

Valley…, MO
Favorite Backside of Spring Brook Trail just South of the Little Bonne Femme creek crossing
Intermediate

Rock Bridge Route

7.0 mi 11.2 km 673' Up 205.24 m Up 691' Down 210.72 m Down

Columbia, MO

Trails in Northeast Missouri - 322

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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
3.7 mi 6.0 km #11Grotpeter Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Valley Park, MO
Intermediate/Difficult
Valley Park, MO
3.5 mi 5.6 km #12Meramec River Greenway: Simpson Park to Arnold's Grove
Easy/Intermediate
Valley Park, MO
Easy/Intermediate
Valley Park, MO
5.4 mi 8.7 km #13Bear Creek Trail
Intermediate
Columbia, MO
Intermediate
Columbia, MO
0.3 mi 0.5 km #14Moss Rock Trace Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Jefferson City, MO
Easy/Intermediate
Jefferson City, MO
14.7 mi 23.7 km #15Green Rock Trail
Difficult
Pacific, MO
Difficult
Pacific, MO
1.8 mi 2.9 km #16Osage Bluff Scenic Trail
Intermediate
Wardsville, MO
Intermediate
Wardsville, MO
14.0 mi 22.5 km #17Mississippi River Greenway: North Riverfront Trail
Easy/Intermediate
St. Louis, MO
Easy/Intermediate
St. Louis, MO
9.3 mi 15.0 km #18MKT Trail
Easy
Columbia, MO
Easy
Columbia, MO
3.0 mi 4.8 km #19Deer Run Trail
Intermediate
Wildwood, MO
Intermediate
Wildwood, MO
2.1 mi 3.4 km #20METRO Corridor: Olive to Shaw Park
Easy
Olivette, MO
Easy
Olivette, MO

Photos of Northeast Missouri - 385

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In late summer, there are often wildflowers on the County Crossing Trail.
Dec 27, 2015 near Cottlev…, MO
Leading up the the best lookout point on the loop!
Mar 6, 2020 near Columbia, MO
Hart Creek during higher water. This can be tough to cross!
Feb 1, 2020 near Ashland, MO
The trailhead! Cross the bridge, and begin your journey!
Feb 1, 2020 near Ashland, MO
This downed tree just off trail was about the most interesting sight along this trail.
Jan 2, 2020 near Jeffers…, MO
The creek to the left follows most of this trail.
Jan 2, 2020 near Jeffers…, MO
This is a nice serene section for sitting by the creek.
Jan 2, 2020 near Jeffers…, MO
A serene little part of the Moss Rock Trace
Jan 2, 2020 near Jeffers…, MO