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Lime Kiln Loop Trail

Intermediate

Trail

2.8 mile 4.6 kilometer out and back
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 376' 114 m
Descent: -370' -113 m
High: 867' 264 m
Low: 544' 166 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 19% (11°)

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Trail shared by David Ortinau

Singletrack, rocks, roots, and elevation all make this an excellent but strenuous loop.

David Ortinau

Features -none-

Check the Missouri Conservation website for managed hunts in the fall and winter.

Description

The upper ridge is very navigable, and either way you decide to hike the trail, the loop provides lots of elevation and technical challenge. You'll start in the lower part of the park, and from there you'll have a steep climb to the ridgeline. After the flatter terrain along the ridge, there will be another steep descent leading back to the parking area.

You'll often see deer and occasionally turkey. Along the road, you have a small water crossing and will be treated to llamas and alpacas on the other side.

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Jan 5, 2020
Lisa Spahr
Sep 19, 2019
Cindy M
Aug 3, 2019
pyb pyb
May 4, 2019
Melissa Childers
Mar 26, 2019
Brett David
Good trail if you have 60 to 90 minutes. If you go right off the trailhead to do the loop you'll be rewarded with the spring and stream crossing end 2.8mi — 1h 15m
Mar 20, 2019
Chris Turnbaugh
3.1mi — 1h 16m
Oct 20, 2018
Jeremy Aranda
3.2mi
Sep 29, 2018
M O

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  4.5 from 13 votes

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A rocky portion of the Lime Kiln Trail where the elevation changes.
Aug 11, 2017 near Wildwood, MO

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