Big Spring Campground

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Big Spring Campground is a 1.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Van Buren, Missouri that features a river and is good for all skill levels. 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.

DISTANCE
1.8 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
472 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

wheelchair friendly

kid friendly

birding

camping

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

river

views

Big Spring Campground are full service for fee facilities located at the largest spring in the United States. Miles of trail to explore. The name says it all. Big Spring is indeed a big spring and the biggest in Missouri in terms of average daily discharge with some 276 million gallons of cool spring water (58 degrees Fahrenheit) flowing from it each day. This is one of the largest springs in the world. A dye-trace study has showed that dye introduced into a losing stream 39.5 miles away (near Mountain View) was detected at Big Spring 16 days later.

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7 months ago

hiking
8 months ago

hiking
Tuesday, September 06, 2016

camping
Sunday, May 10, 2015

Nice sites. Restrooms under repaired.