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Best trails in Jefferson City

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Looking for a great trail near Jefferson City, Missouri? AllTrails has 9 great hiking trails, mountain biking trails, trail running 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 Rock Bridge Memorial State Park or Katy Trail State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Painted Rock State Park or Three Creeks Conservation Area. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 6 easy trails in Jefferson City ranging from 1.1 to 43 miles and from 547 to 810 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 Jefferson City
Top trails (9)
#1 - Frog Hollow via Edgewood Nature Trail
Jefferson City, Missouri
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Length: 3 mi • Est. 1 h 24 m
#2 - Binder Northwest Trail
Binder Memorial Park
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 1 h 59 m
#3 - Katy Trail: North Jefferson to Hartsburg
Katy Trail State Park
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Length: 10.4 mi • Est. 4 h 24 m
#4 - Binder Curves Trail
Binder Memorial Park
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Length: 3 mi • Est. 1 h 21 m
#5 - Katy Trail: Jefferson City to Hermann
Katy Trail State Park
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Length: 43 mi • Est. Multi-day
#6 - Osage Trail
Clark's Hill/Norton State Historic Site
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 36 m
Osage Trail offers views of both the Osage and Missouri rivers. In 1804, the confluence of these two rivers was just beyond the overlook. Today, due to channelization of the Missouri River, these two rivers meet about seven miles away. Show more
#7 - Binder Red Trail
Binder Memorial Park
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 35 m
#8 - Binder Southwest Trail
Jefferson City, Missouri
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 20 m
#9 - Greenway Bike Trail: W Edgewood Section
Jefferson City, Missouri
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 1 h 47 m