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Red Trail

 4.4 (7)

Length


4.8 Miles 7.7 Kilometers


335' 102 m

Ascent

-419' -128 m

Descent

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

10%

Max Grade (6°)

974' 297 m

High

850' 259 m

Low

Shared By Will England

Conditions


All Clear 49 days ago
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A slightly more difficult trail at Shawnee Mission Park.

Will England

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Family Friendly For families with kids who enjoy a bit more advanced hiking, this trail will provide an afternoon of adventure.

This is multi-use trail so be mindful of hikers and bikers. Horses and motorized vehicles not allowed. Entrances are gated. The trail is closed when wet, muddy, snowy or icy.

Description

The Red Trail offers a great mixture of smooth travel and some climbing. Its difficulty level isn't high, but it will test your fitness. Overall, this is a wonderful trail through the wilds of suburbia with lots to see and enjoy. This particular trail is a fantastic option in the suburbs of Kansas City. When you can't travel too far from home, it's a great place to enjoy the nature and a challenge.

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Jul 9, 2018
Jake Hartley
Jul 16, 2017
Germán Nieto Jiménez
91 degrees, 40 pound backpack full gear
Jun 3, 2017
Candice Kelsey
Mar 19, 2017
Shelly Brown

Trail Ratings

  4.4 from 7 votes

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  4.4 from 7 votes
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#22

in Kansas

#4,425

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James Price
Kansas City, MO
James Price   Kansas City, MO
Are there any designated areas to park near the trail head? Aug 27, 2018

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