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The Spring Trail goes along the stream branch from the spring to the dam at the hatchery area.


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Map Key

0.6

Miles

1.0

KM

Point to Point

913' 278 m

High

871' 266 m

Low

38' 12 m

Up

43' 13 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

4%

Max Grade (2°)

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

Daylight hours only, foot traffic only.

Description

The Spring Trail goes along the stream branch from the spring to the dam at the hatchery area within the Bennett Spring State Park. This mostly flat and narrow trail includes grasses and wildflowers associated with cold water, and views of the flowing stream full of trout and fishermen. This trail is considered one of the most enjoyable in the park for those of all ages and hiking experience level.

Flora & Fauna

The wooded areas support abundant wildlife including deer, squirrels, chipmunks, many woodland birds and insects, including ticks. This area contains many of the wildflowers enjoyed along the trail.

Contacts

Shared By:

Charles Elmore

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Photos

Bennett Spring stone bridge.
Oct 23, 2016 near Lebanon, MO
Up from Bennett Spring flows more than 100 million gallons of water per day.
Oct 23, 2016 near Lebanon, MO
Water flowing over the Bennett Spring spillway.
Oct 23, 2016 near Lebanon, MO
Spring Branch flowing over rocks just downstream from the spring.
Oct 23, 2016 near Lebanon, MO

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