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Big Piney Loop Hike Via Cutoff

Intermediate/Difficult
 3.8 (5) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

The Big Piney Trail via the Big Piney Trail North-South Connector.


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10.7

Miles

17.2

KM

Loop

1,307' 398 m

High

965' 294 m

Low

1,019' 310 m

Up

1,017' 310 m

Down

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

17%

Max Grade (9°)

Dogs Off-leash

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

Overview

A 10-mile hike along the Big Piney Trail and Big Piney Trail North-South Connector. Excellent views, awesome woods, and river crossings. Overall, a super fun hike that is difficult enough to be challenging but easy enough to be enjoyable.

Description

The trail is an excellent all day hike that takes you through multiple different types of terrain and views. River crossings and hills abound with awesome pine groves and beautiful colors.

Contacts

Shared By:

Isaac Foster

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  3.8 from 5 votes

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#28

in Missouri

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Photos

Little Paddy Creek crossing on the north-south connector of the Big Piney Trail.
Aug 13, 2016 near Licking, MO
Meadow that the trail begins from near Roby lake.
Feb 29, 2020 near Fort Le…, MO
Overlook on south trail.
Feb 29, 2020 near Licking, MO
Initial creek crossing on north trail.
Feb 29, 2020 near Fort Le…, MO
Big Piney North Trail Waterfall
Jul 16, 2016 near Fort Le…, MO
Connector to the north leg from the south leg of the Big Piney Trail.
Aug 13, 2016 near Licking, MO

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