River Scene Trail

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2.5 Miles 4.0 Kilometers

 

88% 

Runnable

Singletrack

360' 110 m

Ascent

-365' -111 m

Descent

677' 206 m

High

430' 131 m

Low

6%

Avg Grade (3°)

33%

Max Grade (18°)

Unknown

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A rocky bluff trail with great vistas over the Meramec River descending to the floodplain.

Kerry Nikolaisen

Overview

The wooden staircase on the west end of the trail might make completing this route difficult for those with limited mobility.
Features: Birding — Fall Colors — River/Creek — Views — Wildflowers — Wildlife
Dogs: Leashed

Description

This trail features a steep uphill that starts right from the trailhead but the views are definitely worth it. The trail is fairly rocky most of the way with some dirt paths interspersed throughout the trail. A long descending flight of wooden stairs on the west side of the bluff carries you down to the flood plain. Once you've descended the stairs, the trail flattens out considerably, and you'll be able to enjoy a stroll along the river as you work your way back toward the trailhead.

Flora & Fauna

Bluff hardwoods (oak, hickory) and cottonwoods and elms in the floodplain.

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in Missouri

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