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Recommended Routes in Rock Bridge Memorial State Park - 3

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

Wagon Wheel Trailhead Loop

3.1 mi 5.0 km 308' Up 93.9 m Up 309' Down 94.09 m Down

Columbia, MO
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Favorite Leading up the the best lookout point on the loop!
Intermediate 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
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Favorite Bridge over Little Bonne Femme Creek.
Intermediate Intermediate

Rock Bridge Route

7.0 mi 11.2 km 591' Up 180.11 m Up 613' Down 186.86 m Down

Columbia, MO
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Rock Bridge Memorial State Park Hiking

  • 27 Miles 44 Kilometers of Trail
  • 3 Recommended Routes
  • 1 Easy Trail Easy Trails
  • 21 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 1 Difficult Trail Difficult Trails
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Trails in Rock Bridge Memorial State Park - 20

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1.8 mi 2.8 km #1South Providence Trail
Easy Easy
Columbia, MO
Easy Easy
Columbia, MO
6.8 mi 10.9 km #2Gans Creek Main Loop
Intermediate Intermediate
Columbia, MO
Intermediate Intermediate
Columbia, MO
1.9 mi 3.1 km #3Grasslands Trail
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Columbia, MO
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Columbia, MO
4.0 mi 6.4 km #4Deer Run Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Columbia, MO
Intermediate Intermediate
Columbia, MO
2.2 mi 3.5 km #5Spring Brook Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Columbia, MO
Intermediate Intermediate
Columbia, MO
1.5 mi 2.4 km #6Sinkhole Trail
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Columbia, MO
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Columbia, MO
1.8 mi 2.9 km #7High Ridge Trail
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Columbia, MO
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Columbia, MO
1.3 mi 2.0 km #8#1 Connector Trail
Difficult Difficult
Columbia, MO
Difficult Difficult
Columbia, MO
1.8 mi 2.9 km #9Karst Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Columbia, MO
Intermediate Intermediate
Columbia, MO
0.6 mi 0.9 km #10WC4
Intermediate Intermediate
Columbia, MO
Intermediate Intermediate
Columbia, MO

Photos of Rock Bridge Memorial State Park - 42

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The trails fork at Gans Creek. If you're doing the Shooting Star Loop, do not cross. Crossing here connects to the Wagonwheel Trailhead.
May 17, 2017 near Columbia, MO
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.
Oct 9, 2018 near Columbia, MO
There are a couple of bluffs off trail that provide excellent views below.  This is one of them.
Dec 6, 2019 near Columbia, MO
One of the few creek-crossings you'll encounter on this loop!
Dec 11, 2019 near Columbia, MO
One of the many bluffs that are climbable!
Dec 11, 2019 near Columbia, MO
Perfect natural bench!
Dec 11, 2019 near Columbia, MO
Leading up the the best lookout point on the loop!
Mar 6, 2020 near Columbia, MO
Mother Nature was showing off on Wagon Wheel trail.
Nov 6, 2021 near Columbia, MO

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