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
9 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.

hiking
Sunday, May 01, 2011

The covered bridge was quite interesting. Nice side trip.

4 months ago

Saturday, March 05, 2016