Oak Ridge Trail

EASY 12 reviews

Oak Ridge Trail is a 3.5 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Leasburg, Missouri that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, camping, fishing, and canoeing and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
3.5 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
442 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

camping

canoeing

fishing

hiking

cave

river

views

This three- and one-quarter mile trail loops through the forested hillsides of Onondaga Cave State Park and starts in the campground near campsite 17. While walking this trail, you will go through the upland forest into some glades and cross a few wet-weather creeks. Depending on the weather, a number of small waterfalls occur along these creeks. The trail is marked with red flagging and arrows.

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17 days ago

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30 days ago

2 months ago

Very nice hike for everyone. I would recommend starting by going right instead of left. Trails are very well maintained.

8 months ago

Nice hike but very dense vegetation on some parts of the trail. Very pretty mossy ground cover in certain areas!

hiking
10 months ago

hiking
10 months ago

~400' elevation gain. Saw a few deer. Nice easy hike.

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Saturday, July 09, 2016

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Tuesday, April 05, 2016

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Sunday, February 28, 2016

Did this one a while ago. Pretty easy trail. Park is nice because in addition to hiking there is a cave to tour.

Sunday, August 23, 2015

One of our favorite hikes! We probably do it at least once a month!!!

hiking
Tuesday, June 04, 2013

We love to walk this trail clockwise and the north end of the trail has pretty waterfalls if it has been raining. There is 3 Geocaches on this trail at the time I posted this so that is a bonus.

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Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Easy trail through the Ozark highlands. Follows a creek a short distance, takes one through a savannah and back over to the campground. Nothing spectacular, but did enjoy the wildflowers in bloom when we went.