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Mississippi River Greenway: Jefferson Barracks Section

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Trail

1.7 mile 2.7 kilometer point to point
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 6' 2 m
Descent: -82' -25 m
High: 493' 150 m
Low: 412' 126 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 1% (1°)
Max Grade: 5% (3°)

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Trail shared by St. Louis County Parks

A section of the Mississippi River Greenway that heads through the Jefferson Barracks County Park.

St. Louis County Parks

Features River/Creek · Wildlife

Description

This section of the Mississippi River Greenway extends from the Jefferson Barracks Historic Site near the 5 Star Shelter along the river to the mouth of the River Des Peres. The trail starts with a small descent from the park before leveling out along the river where you'll have views of the Mississippi River all the way to the end point at the River Des Peres.

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Dec 29, 2018
Erin Wallace

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Outlook to Mississippi River
May 14, 2018 near Lemay, MO
Trailside views look across the Mississippi River toward Illinois.
Jan 23, 2017 near Lemay, MO
It's quite beautiful near the Jefferson County Park section of the Mississippi River Greenway.
Jan 23, 2017 near Lemay, MO
Benches offer a nice break along the Mississippi River Greenway.
Jan 23, 2017 near Lemay, MO
A sturdy bridge allows the Mississippi River Greenway to travel through this area.
Jan 23, 2017 near Lemay, MO
The Mississippi River Greenway travels over this nice bridge near the water's edge.
Jan 23, 2017 near Lemay, MO

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