Best mountain biking trails in St. Louis, Missouri

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Explore the most popular mountain biking trails near St. Louis with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Map of mountain biking trails in St. Louis, Missouri
Top trails (6)
#1 - Chubb Trail via Lone Elk Trailhead
Lone Elk Park
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Length: 12.4 mi • Est. 5 h 52 m
Chubb Trail is a 6.5 mil, multi-use (equestrian, biking and hiking), out and back trail that starts at Lone Elk County Park, goes through Castlewood State Park and ends at West Tyson County Park on the south side of the Meramec River. The trail is hilly at each end, especially on the West Tyson side. Through the middle, the trail passes through flat, forested bottomland and a couple of restored prairie fields.Show more
#2 - Dennis Schick Trail
Jefferson Barracks Park
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 6 m
#3 - Cliff Cave Loops
Cliff Cave Park
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 44 m
Note: The caves are not accessible to the public.Show more
#4 - Mississippi Greenway Trail
Cliff Cave Park
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Length: 5.1 mi • Est. 2 h 6 m
Note: Sections of this trail are subject to flooding from time to time. For current conditions, check the Great Rivers Greenway web page for this trail at https://greatriversgreenway.org/greenway/mississippi-greenway-cliff-cave-park/Show more
#5 - Creve Coeur Connector Trail
Creve Coeur County Park
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Length: 7.7 mi • Est. 3 h 6 m
This trail starts in Creve Coeur County Park and provides a way to access the Katy Trail. The entire trail is paved with enough room for two bikes across in each direction. Bikers use this trail more than pedestrians. While it is mostly flat, there is quite a hill to climb at each end, so it gives your lower gears (and legs) a nice work out. It follows alongside a highway with plenty of traffic noise. Taking the trail across the bridge over the Missouri River puts you at an access point to the Katy Trail. There is a nice point to stop midway across that bridge and sit on the bench to watch the river roll along. Accessibility: This asphalt and cement trail is estimated to typically be at least 7 feet wide. There is a painted center dividing line along most of the route. The slope is estimated to be steep (12% grade or less) up and downhill. There is one estimated very steep (higher than 12% grade) section located at about the 0.4 mile mark. This section is marked with a waypoint as trail goers using mobility equipment may need to avoid it. There are 2 designated handicapped-accessible parking spaces with access aisles at the alternate paved trailhead lot with access to the less steep portions of the trail. It is marked here with a waypoint. The most accessible portion of this trail is the section between the 1.0 and 3.0 mile mark on the south side of the river.Show more
#6 - Grotpeter Trail Loop
St. Louis, Missouri
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 28 m