Locust Creek Covered Bridge Trail

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Locust Creek Covered Bridge Trail is a 0.9 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Laclede, Missouri that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
0.9 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
6 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

wheelchair friendly

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

river

views

wild flowers

Locust Creek Covered Bridge trail is a 1/2 mile out and back trail that leads to one of only four historic covered bridges left in the State of Missouri. It follows a historic roadbed that consists of loose 1-inch gravel. The Locust Creek Covered Bridge was built in 1868. The nation's first transcontinental road, Route 8, passed over the bridge.

2 months ago

Saturday, March 05, 2016

hiking
Sunday, May 01, 2011

The covered bridge was quite interesting. Nice side trip.