Trail Among the Trees

EASY 56 reviews

Trail Among the Trees is a 1.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Glencoe, Missouri that features beautiful wild flowers 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
246 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

bridge out

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1 month ago

nice trails, even on hot day the tree tops kept it nice and cool

hiking
1 month ago

Definitely challenging with elevation gains. We ended up veering off Lime Kiln to take Trail Among The Trees and then to Rock Quarry and back again. Both are pretty scenic, though Lime Kiln is more challenging. Would visit again. Lots of downed and dead trees in some spots, with just a few parts of the trail blocked by such (but still navigable). Part of a bridge is out on Trail Among the Trees so there is a detour around it, though we ended up going that way anyway and climbing up the side. We went on a week day and there was little to no other hikers there.

1 month ago

hiking
2 months ago

short loop, it made it more interesting because there was a bridge out and helped reduce the traffic but still more people enjoying the day on the trails than I like.

hiking
2 months ago

Easy enough for small kids, but moderate enough to keep it interesting for teens and adults. Beautiful cliffs, ravines and boulders.

2 months ago

2 months ago

3 months ago

Bridge is still out but it's still doable. Good trail for newbies and families. Lots of interesting fauna & flora too if you're paying attention.

hiking
4 months ago

Great trail! Love all the great rock formations and nice overlooks.

5 months ago

hiking
5 months ago

The missing bridge added a bit of adventure for my 9 year old who accompanied me.

5 months ago

hiking
5 months ago

A beautiful hike if you don't want to deal with mud since it's mostly paved. The bridge isn't fixed yet but you can climb around it pretty easy.

5 months ago