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Best trails in Missouri

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Trying to find the best Missouri trails? AllTrails has 917 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Whether you're looking for the best trails in Gateway Arch National Park or around Kansas City, St. Louis or Columbia we've got you covered. If you're looking for great Missouri state park trails, check out Castlewood State Park. Or for some great local park options, check out Weldon Spring Conservation Area near Defiance or Parkville Nature Sanctuary. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 545 easy trails in Missouri ranging from 0.6 to 78.7 miles and from 288 to 1,771 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Missouri
Top trails (917)
#1 - River Scene Trail Loop
Castlewood State Park
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 25 m
River Scene Trail (red arrows) This three-mile loop is the most spectacular trail in the park and highlights the parks most memorable features. The trail climbs to and then traverses a series of blufShow more
#2 - Lewis and Clark Trail and Lewis Trail Loop
Weldon Spring Conservation Area
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Length: 8.3 mi • Est. 3 h 55 m
This is the most scenic hike in the Metro St. Louis Area. Three sections of the trail pass by limestone cliffs and bluff escarpments where hikers enjoy a beautiful view of the Missouri River. These seShow more
#3 - Pickle Springs Natural Area
Pickle Springs Natural Area
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 59 m
Pickle Springs Natural Area: Trail through time was designated a National Natural Landmark in 1974. It features unique rock outcroppings, wet weather creekcrossings, seasonal waterfalls, bluff overlooShow more
#4 - Mina Sauk Falls Trail
Taum Sauk Mountain State Park
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 28 m
This a fairly easy hike, although the trail is rocky in some areas. The Mina Sauk Falls is at the half way point. This trail also intersects with the Ozark Trail. The trail is well marked. Please noteShow more
#5 - Whispering Pines Trail
Hawn State Park
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Length: 12.4 mi • Est. 5 h 53 m
Whispering Pines Loop Trail is a 9.2 mile loop trail consisting of two loops: the north loop is approximately six miles long and the south loop is approximately 3.75 miles. It meanders through a beauShow more
#6 - Sandstone Canyon Trail
Don Robinson State Park
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 1 h 54 m
Sandstone Canyon Trail is a 3.9 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Eureka, Missouri that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity opShow more
#7 - Lewis and Clark Trail and Clark Trail Loop
Weldon Spring Conservation Area
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Length: 5.2 mi • Est. 2 h 28 m
Lewis and Clark Trail and Clark Trail Loop is a 5.2 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near St. Charles, Missouri that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of aShow more
#8 - Lime Kiln Trail
Rockwoods Reservation Conservation Area
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 24 m
Rockwoods Reservation harbors a rich diversity of plant and animal life as well as springs, caves, and rock formations. Cool, moist, north facing ravines and lush creek bottoms contrast with the nearbShow more
#9 - White Tail Trail
Parkville Nature Sanctuary
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 13 m
The White Tail Loop trail is through an urban forest. It travels up a steep hillside along a forested ravine and loops back down the other side along an old logging road. Deer and other wildlife is plShow more
#10 - Lone Wolf Trail
Castlewood State Park
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 50 m
This trail parallels the River Scene Trail on top of the bluffs before plunging into the Kiefer Creek valley. The trail then follows the south bank of Kiefer Creek. There is also a creek crossing thaShow more
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