Holly Ridge Conservation Area

MODERATE 11 reviews

Holly Ridge Conservation Area is a 11.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Bloomfield, Missouri that features a lake. The trail is rated as moderate and offers a number of activity options. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 11.5 miles Elevation Gain: 1,148 feet Route Type: Loop

dogs on leash




horseback riding

mountain biking

paddle sports


bird watching




wild flowers




There is 8 miles of actual multi-use trails here in 6 loops, but when you add on the gravel road to get form one part of the system to the other, it adds up to 11.7 miles. Almost all forest, there is only two short stretches through grassy fields that you'll have to go through.

11 months ago

great horseback trail. large parking area. it has a variety road riding, hills and flat trails rocky areas and sandy areas. ponds and spring feed tiny creeks for horse water. Never muddy has a couple of bridges to cross. we have seen dear, turkey, turtles opposum and other wildlife. They do allow hunting so avoid it during gun dear season.

Saturday, April 07, 2018

Great chilly afternoon hike. Snow accumulation this morning but dry and sunny this afternoon.

mountain biking
Wednesday, November 29, 2017

This trail IS will maintained. However, that maintenance makes it really tough for a bike in some places. Be prepared for large, loose gravel in some places...and the erosion barriers on the steep hill will force you to get off and walk at times.

horseback riding
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Very well maintained trail. We will definitely ride here again.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Saw lots of deer tracks. We went in the middle of the day so we didn't see any wildlife but in the early morning or late afternoon you probably would.

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