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Long Creek Trail

Intermediate
 3.4 (5)

This trail runs along the creek at Hercules Glades Wilderness.


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Map Key

3.3

Miles

5.3

KM

Point to Point

1,369' 417 m

High

827' 252 m

Low

7' 2 m

Up

549' 167 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Fall Colors · River/Creek · Swimming · Waterfall · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

This is a rugged dirt trail that leads through Long Creek. Depending on rain levels, there could be multiple water crossings. The Long Creek Trail serves as a connector for several other trails in the area including the Rock Spring Trail, the Devil's Den Trail, the Pole Hollow Trail, and the Coy Bald Trail.

Flora & Fauna

Ticks, snakes, poison ivy.

Contacts

Shared By:

Missouri Hiker with improvements by Stephanie Funk

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  3.4 from 5 votes

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Creek/falls
May 14, 2019 near Kissee…, MO
Falls
May 14, 2019 near Kissee…, MO
Falls
May 14, 2019 near Kissee…, MO
Fire tower parking lot
May 14, 2019 near Kissee…, MO
Falls
May 14, 2019 near Kissee…, MO
Multiple Water crossings on Trail
May 14, 2019 near Kissee…, MO

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May 17, 2020
Kaleb Bradley
Great hike! Muddy and wet but the waterfall was huge compared to normal. 20' across of rushing water. We did swim in it but it was wild! 3.3mi — 4h 00m
Nov 2, 2019
Timothy Baker
4.2mi — 1h 30m
Apr 27, 2019
Stephanie Funk
From fire tower to waterfalls and back. Multiple water crossings as there had been rain a day or two before. Not too muddy. Ticks present. 6mi
Jun 22, 2018
James Wells
Hikes to the falls from the fire tower and then back. The trail varies a lot from soft earth to lots of loose rocks, wide and clear to barely a foo… 6.6mi