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Big Piney Trail

 7 votes

16.1 Miles 25.9 Kilometers

 

95% 

Runnable

Singletrack

1,616' 492 m

Ascent

-1,600' -488 m

Descent

1,304' 397 m

High

889' 271 m

Low

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

24%

Max Grade (13°)

Minor Issues

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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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in Missouri

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Minor Issues 58 days ago
Mostly Dry, Fallen Trees - Several fallen trees on trail. Leaf cover makes trail difficult to find at times. Had to backtrack about 3 times.
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