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Mina Sauk Falls Trail

Intermediate/Difficult

Trail

2.8 mile 4.5 kilometer point to point
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 451' 138 m
Descent: -438' -134 m
High: 1,795' 547 m
Low: 1,361' 415 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 6% (3°)
Max Grade: 24% (14°)

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The Mina Sauk Falls Trail is a steep, rocky route through forest to the highest waterfall in Missouri. Along the trail, there are excellent views of the surrounding mountains when passing through glades strewn with rocks. The return trip along the Ozark Trail: Taum Sauk Section follows a creek and isn't quite as rocky as the Mina Sauk Falls Trail.

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Land Manager: Missouri State Parks

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Aug 1, 2019
Steve Schonert
Apr 26, 2019
Ricky Holzer
Trail was wet and very rocky.
Mar 23, 2019
Shannon Washburn
With our dogs
Feb 23, 2019
Josh B
tool pictures at the gals, didn't do devil's toll booth. trail was really wet. counter clockwise loop had easier uphill for return hike. plenty of… 3mi
Mar 17, 2018
Shannon Washburn
with dogs

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  4.4 from 5 votes

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#165

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Photos

Mina Sauk Falls from the Ozark Trail
May 9, 2019 near Ironton, MO
View about 1 mile from the peak of Taum Sauk mountain. Highest point in Missouri.
Aug 18, 2016 near Ironton, MO
The cascades of Mina Sauk Falls after spring rainfall
May 9, 2019 near Ironton, MO
Beautiful trail on the Taum Sauk!
Oct 24, 2016 near Ironton, MO
Some of the rocky terrain just off the Taum Sauk portion of the Ozark Trail.
Oct 24, 2016 near Ironton, MO

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