Post Oak Self-Guiding Nature Trail

EASY 3 reviews

Post Oak Self-Guiding Nature Trail is a 0.7 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Independence, KS that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and camping and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

0.7 miles 16 feet Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

camping

hiking

forest

views

Post Oak Self Guiding Nature trail begins at the scenic overlook near the dam and winds through native timber identifying a number of the tree species. This 1mile trail located on the top of table mound is a relatively easy hike. The trailhead is located at the scenic overlook near the dam. The old-growth forest setting that this trail winds through is indicative of the Cross Timbers region. A wide variety of tree species can be found here with many specimens being well over 200 years in age.

hiking
3 months ago

Nice hike with beautiful bluffs. Trail head near camping area makes it a great trail for a warm up hike.

hiking
9 months ago

hiking
9 months ago

Beautiful