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Best trails in Ballwin

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Looking for a great trail near Ballwin, Missouri? AllTrails has 8 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. If you're looking for the best trails in Gateway Arch National Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Weldon Spring Conservation Area or Salt Lick Trails Nature Reserve. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 4 easy trails in Ballwin ranging from 0.9 to 7.1 miles and from 672 to 744 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 Ballwin
Top trails (8)
#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 - 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
#3 - Rock Hollow Trail
Rock Hollow Park
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Length: 7.1 mi • Est. 3 h 6 m
Please note that the trailhead parking is closed due to COVID 19. Rock Hollow is a narrow, deep valley just north of the Meramec River. The park is known for its high quality flora and unique geologShow more
#4 - Zombie Trail via Upper Rock Hollow Greenway
Rock Hollow Park
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Length: 4.9 mi • Est. 2 h 15 m
Zombie Trail via Upper Rock Hollow Greenway is a 4.9 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Ballwin, Missouri that features a river. The trail is rated as moderate and offers a numberShow more
#5 - Longview Farm Park Loop
Longview Park
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 27 m
Longview Farm Park Loop is a 1.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Ballwin, Missouri and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature tripShow more
#6 - Cedar Bluff Trail
Castlewood State Park
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 14 m
Cedar Bluff trail, contrary to its name, does not actually go along Cedar Bluff. If you take it clockwise, the trail passes through forest and meadows before climbing to the knob of a large hill, whiShow more
#7 - Bluebird Park Trail
Bluebird Park
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 51 m
Bluebird Park Trail is a 1.8 mile out and back trail located near Ballwin, Missouri and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, and nature trips.Show more
#8 - Wren Trail
Ballwin, Missouri
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Length: 0.9 mi • Est. 23 m
Wren Trail is a 0.9 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Ballwin, Missouri and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options.Show more