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gem Favorite Mina Sauk Falls from the Ozark Trail

Mina Sauk Falls

(1) Ironton, MO
gem Favorite A small cave located shortly past the natural arch!  This isn't a deep cave, but is a good spot for photos!

Natural Arch at Clifty Creek

(1) Dixon, MO
gem Favorite You can look out at the Current River from within Cave Spring.

Cave Spring

(3) Salem, MO
gem Favorite Laughing Springs Ha Ha Tonka Castle

Ha Ha Tonka Castle Ruins

(5) Camdenton, MO
gem Favorite Alley Mill with the flood gate to Alley Spring open.

Alley Mill

(4) Eminence, MO
gem Favorite Rocky Falls

Rocky Falls

(4) Winona, MO
gem Favorite Historic Hulston Mill

Hulston Grist Mill

(1) Greenfield, MO
gem Favorite Morning sunshine

The Burr Oak Tree

(3) Columbia, MO
gem Favorite This is the ruins of Welch Hospital.

Welch Hospital

(2) Salem, MO

Runs in Missouri - 36

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Favorite Trail through the pine forest.
Intermediate

Whispering Pine - North and South

10.2 mi 16.4 km • Loop • 1,011 ft Ascent 308.04 m Ascent

(22) Farmington, MO
Favorite Absolutely beautiful snow covered hike
Intermediate

Lewis Trail

7.7 mi 12.5 km • Loop • 751 ft Ascent 229.04 m Ascent

(30) Weldon…, MO
Favorite Trail of Four Winds 25K, May 4, 2019
Intermediate

Trail of Four Winds 25K

16.5 mi 26.5 km • Loop • 1,703 ft Ascent 519.11 m Ascent

(2) Osage B…, MO
Favorite One of the largest creek crossings you encounter along the way!
Intermediate

Frog Hollow Trail

3.6 mi 5.7 km • Loop • 337 ft Ascent 102.74 m Ascent

(4) Jeffers…, MO
Favorite A piney glade on a sunny day!
Intermediate

Trail Through Time

2.0 mi 3.2 km • Point to Point • 276 ft Ascent 84.15 m Ascent

(11) Farmington, MO
Favorite Aster with autumn morning dew. Near the Powell Gardens Visitors Center.
Easy

Powell Gardens

2.9 mi 4.6 km • Loop • 195 ft Ascent 59.41 m Ascent

(1) Lone Jack, MO
Favorite Runner on Thousand Hills Trail
Intermediate

Royal Oaks Sunrise Trail Race

6.4 mi 10.4 km • Loop • 362 ft Ascent 110.3 m Ascent

(1) Kirksville, MO
Favorite Runners
Intermediate/Difficult

Ozark Trail 100 Mile Endurance Run

102.6 mi 165.1 km • Point to Point • 11,169 ft Ascent 3404.44 m Ascent

(3) Centerv…, MO

Trails in Missouri - 832

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6.7 mi 10.8 km #1Chubb Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Eureka, MO
Intermediate/Difficult
6.7 mi 10.8 km Eureka, MO
2.8 mi 4.6 km #2Lime Kiln Loop Trail
Intermediate
Wildwood, MO
Intermediate
2.8 mi 4.6 km Wildwood, MO 12 
8.4 mi 13.6 km #3DeClue Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Eureka, MO
Intermediate/Difficult
8.4 mi 13.6 km Eureka, MO
1.9 mi 3.1 km #4Turkey Ridge Trail
Intermediate
Wildwood, MO
Intermediate
1.9 mi 3.1 km Wildwood, MO
0.6 mi 0.9 km #5Osage Trail
Intermediate
Jefferson City, MO
Intermediate
0.6 mi 0.9 km Jefferson City, MO
0.8 mi 1.3 km #6Raccoon Run
Easy/Intermediate
Jefferson City, MO
Easy/Intermediate
0.8 mi 1.3 km Jefferson City, MO
0.5 mi 0.8 km #7Noren Access Riverwalk Trail
Easy
Jefferson City, MO
Easy
0.5 mi 0.8 km Jefferson City, MO
0.3 mi 0.6 km #8Bluestem Ridge Trail
Easy
Jefferson City, MO
Easy
0.3 mi 0.6 km Jefferson City, MO
1.9 mi 3.0 km #9Salt Lick Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Valmeyer, IL
Intermediate/Difficult
1.9 mi 3.0 km Valmeyer, IL
248.4 mi 399.8 km #10Katy Trail
Easy
Clinton, MO
Easy
248.4 mi 399.8 km Clinton, MO
3.7 mi 6.0 km #11Grotpeter Trail
Intermediate
Valley Park, MO
Intermediate
3.7 mi 6.0 km Valley Park, MO
3.5 mi 5.6 km #12Meramec River Greenway: Simpson Park to Arnold's Grove
Easy
Valley Park, MO
Easy
3.5 mi 5.6 km Valley Park, MO
5.4 mi 8.7 km #13Bear Creek Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Columbia, MO
Easy/Intermediate
5.4 mi 8.7 km Columbia, MO
0.3 mi 0.5 km #14Moss Rock Trace Trail
Easy
Jefferson City, MO
Easy
0.3 mi 0.5 km Jefferson City, MO
2.1 mi 3.4 km #15Three Creeks Trail - Turkey Creek Segment
Intermediate
Ashland, MO
Intermediate
2.1 mi 3.4 km Ashland, MO
4.2 mi 6.8 km #16Bootleggers Run
Easy/Intermediate
Maryland Heights, MO
Easy/Intermediate
4.2 mi 6.8 km Maryland Heights, MO 10 
48.8 mi 78.6 km #17Ozark Trail - Courtois Section
Intermediate/Difficult
Bourbon, MO
Intermediate/Difficult
48.8 mi 78.6 km Bourbon, MO
1.8 mi 2.9 km #18Osage Bluff Scenic Trail
Intermediate
Wardsville, MO
Intermediate
1.8 mi 2.9 km Wardsville, MO
26.8 mi 43.2 km #19Ozark Trail: Trace Creek Section
Intermediate
Potosi, MO
Intermediate
26.8 mi 43.2 km Potosi, MO
1.1 mi 1.8 km #20Ward Branch Greenway
Easy
Battlefield, MO
Easy
1.1 mi 1.8 km Battlefield, MO

Photos of Missouri - 642

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In late summer, there are often wildflowers on the County Crossing Trail.
Dec 27, 2015 near Cottlev…, MO
Wildflowers abound in late summer.
Sep 4, 2017 near Bonne T…, MO
A hot summer morning doesn't stop this runner.
Feb 2, 2017 near Raytown, MO
A sunset offers a beautiful backdrop to the meandering waters of the James River.
Jan 9, 2017 near Battlef…, MO
A small cave located shortly past the natural arch!  This isn't a deep cave, but is a good spot for photos!
Feb 2, 2020 near Dixon, MO
One of the few creek crossings that are encountered along the trail!
Feb 2, 2020 near Dixon, MO
Clifty Creek from above! This is what the view is like for most of the loop.
Feb 2, 2020 near Dixon, MO
The natural bridge during semi-high water!
Feb 2, 2020 near Dixon, MO

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