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Big Piney Trail

 8 votes

Length

16.1 Miles 25.9 Kilometers


Elevation

1,616' 492 m

Ascent

-1,600' -488 m

Descent

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

24%

Max Grade (13°)

1,304' 397 m

High

889' 271 m

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A looping trail in the Paddy Creek Wilderness.

Charles Elmore

Overview

Open year-round, free camping, no permit required. No motorized or mechanized transportation; foot or horseback only.
Features: Birding — Cave — Fall Colors — Lake — River/Creek — Spring — Swimming — Views — Waterfall — Wildflowers — Wildlife

Description

The Big Piney Trail has 18 miles of trail that traverse a variety of Ozark terrain, scenery and vegetation types. Several scenic overlooks displaying rock outcroppings and hollow bottoms are located along the trail. Paddy Creek Campground, Big Piney Trail Camp, and Roby Lake Recreation Area are conveniently located on or near the trail.

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Apr 21, 2018
Stephanie H
10mi
Nov 24, 2017
David Barbee
Day 1: 10 miles / 8 hours Day 2: 7 miles / 4 hours 17mi
Oct 20, 2017
Joe Allison
Sep 15, 2017
Dave Leddy
Loose rock-gravel trail was very hard on feet and required nearly constant attention. Many, many spiderwebs on trail. Dry creek beds. Pretty area. 18mi
Sep 8, 2017
Michael Moore
May 6, 2017
Charles Elmore
Apr 22, 2017
Charles Elmore
Apr 14, 2017
Charles Elmore

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  4.0 from 8 votes

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