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Best trails in Lesterville

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Explore the most popular trails near Lesterville with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
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Map of trails in Lesterville
Top trails (3)
#1 - Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park Trail
Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 58 m
A wheelchair-accessible .30-mile trail leads to an observation platform over the flowing waters of the shut-ins. The trail becomes more difficult, continuing up a stairway. Entering the East Fork Wild Area, Shut-Ins Trail follows natural tread through oak-hickory forest and small glade clearings, eventually returning to the main parking lot. This somewhat loop trail involves some short rocky climbs and a long series of stairs. You may also encounter some water crossings in wet weather. This trail is for day-use hiking only. No pets are allowed on Shut-Ins Trail.Show more
#2 - Scour Trail
Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 1 h 1 m
#3 - Goggins Mountain Trail
Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park
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Length: 17.6 mi • Est. 8 h 26 m
This loop trail passes through the Goggins Mountain Wild Area 5,000 acres of oak-hickory forest wilderness, a critical habitat for many songbirds and other animals. Free of roads, powerlines and other development, visitors can experience something increasingly hard to find wilderness. To extend the hike, use the White Connector that connects Goggins Mountain Equestrian Trail to the Taum Sauk Section of the Ozark Trail.Show more