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Big Piney Trail

 8 votes

Length

16.1 Miles 25.9 Kilometers

95%

Runnable

Elevation

1,616' 492 m

Ascent

-1,600' -488 m

Descent

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

24%

Max Grade (13°)

1,304' 397 m

High

889' 271 m

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A looping trail in the Paddy Creek Wilderness.

Charles Elmore

Overview

Open year-round, free camping, no permit required. No motorized or mechanized transportation; foot or horseback only.
Features: Birding — Cave — Fall Colors — Lake — River/Creek — Spring — Swimming — Views — Waterfall — Wildflowers — Wildlife

Runner Notes

Rocks and roots are particularly dangerous for ankles on this trail.

Description

The Big Piney Trail has 18 miles of trail that traverse a variety of Ozark terrain, scenery and vegetation types. Several scenic overlooks displaying rock outcroppings and hollow bottoms are located along the trail. Paddy Creek Campground, Big Piney Trail Camp, and Roby Lake Recreation Area are conveniently located on or near the trail.

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  4.0 from 8 votes

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