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Best trails in Blue Springs

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Looking for a great trail near Blue Springs, Missouri? AllTrails has 16 great hiking trails, trail running trails, forest 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 around Watkins Woolen Mill State Park and State Historic Site or Observation Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Parkville Nature Sanctuary or Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 11 easy trails in Blue Springs ranging from 0.7 to 6.3 miles and from 820 to 971 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 Blue Springs
Top trails (16)
#1 - Bethany Falls Trail
Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 35 m
The Bethany Falls Trail at Burr Oak Woods is a 1.33 mile loop that meanders through second growth timber, a limestone glade, a wet weather creek, a corner of restored prairie and through a series of Bethany Falls limestone outcroppings.Show more
#2 - Wildlife Habitat Trail
Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 38 m
The Wildlife Habitat Trail at Burr Oak Woods is a 1.5 mile loop that meanders through second growth timber, past a small pond, a limestone glade, a wet weather creek and through a series of limestone outcroppings. Show more
#3 - Bethany Falls, Hickory Grove, and Wildlife Habitat Trail Loop
Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area
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Length: 5.2 mi • Est. 2 h 20 m
#4 - Hickory Grove Trail
Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 1 h 2 m
The Hickory Grove Trail is a short trail with a gravel base that meanders through second growth timber and restored prairie plots. Jogging is allowed on the trail.Show more
#5 - Wildlife Habitat, Hickory Grove, and Bethany Falls Trails
Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area
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Length: 4.6 mi • Est. 2 h 2 m
#6 - Tcha-To-Ga Nature Trail and Larry Mattenon Memorial Trail
Fleming Park
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 2 h 3 m
Begin at Old MO Town parking lot, go south to Cowherd Rd., East to 7hwy, north to Wyatt Rd., east to Litchford rd., south and then east to Buckner-Tarsney rd., south to Blue and Grey park scout area, south following trail at campgrounds to S. Brown Rd, go south to old US 50, east to Lone Jack-Lee Summit rd, south and then east to Burnym Rd., south to Civil War museum.Show more
#7 - Lake Vista Trail Out and Back from Liggett Road
Fleming Park
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Length: 6.3 mi • Est. 2 h 44 m
This trail travels along the lower portion of Blue Springs Lake.Show more
#8 - Tcha-To-Ga Nature Trail
Fleming Park
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Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 38 m
#9 - Ligget Cove to Sailboat Cove
Fleming Park
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Length: 5.8 mi • Est. 2 h 38 m
#10 - Lake Remembrance Loop Trail
Lake Rememberance Park
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 10 m
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