Pickle Springs Natural Area is a 1.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Farmington, Missouri that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
dogs on leash
Pickle Springs Natural Area: Trail through time was designated a National Natural Landmark in 1974. It features unique rock outcroppings, wet weather creekcrossings, seasonal waterfalls, bluff overlooks and shallow caves. If you like unique and unusual rock formations, this trail provides just that, in addition to ample wildlife spotting opportunities. The trail is well maintained, there are some steep uphill climbs, and several bridged creek crossings.
Went after the big Ice storm. Was absolutely Magical. Was first time out there so will have to return on a normal day for a full review. Amazing area.
Good beginner hike. Took the whole family. Good scenery and easily traversed terrain.
Great hike even though it is pretty short - there are a lot of things to see on this hike so take your time - we went in December 2016 and had the trail to ourselves - it was awesome
good hike. well marked.
Great hike and scenery for all ages to enjoy!
Fun trail for the family to do together. Some rough terrain, which leads to plenty of features to explore. I recommend the drive to hike the Trail Through Time.
one of my favorite hikes.
Great trail. Interesting geological features. Beautiful scenery.
Loved this trail! We have five kids and they all loved it too! Neat rock formations and great place to take pictures.
Beautiful trail with beautiful rock formations!