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Knob Noster Trails

Intermediate
 4.5 (2) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

The run combines the KNSP east trails and special use area for 6 great miles of trail fun east of the Clearfork Creek.


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6.8

Miles

10.9

KM

98%

Runnable

855' 261 m

High

738' 225 m

Low

483' 147 m

Up

481' 146 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

14%

Max Grade (8°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Lake · River/Creek · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Overview

This run is a great tour of most of the trails at Knob Noster State Park.

Description

This run combines the Hawk Nest Trail in the Clearfork Woodland area, the Lake Buteo Trail, the Campground Loop at the special use area that is all gravel, and the North Loop Trail that loops around the campground. The entire run (minus the special use gravel) is a dirt path, with roots and rocks which is very similar to all of the other trails in the park. This run does not include the Clearfork Woodland 0.5-mile loop or the 0.7-mile Discovery Trail, but these two trails can be easily added on if you are wanting to add some mileage or variety to your run.

Flora & Fauna

Oak/hickory forest

Contacts

Shared By:

Roshell Lipham

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  4.5 from 2 votes

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Hawk's Nest Trail
Jul 15, 2017 near Whitema…, MO
Lake Buteo. Lakeside is easy run/walk area. I ran this trail and met up with Hawk Nest loop for added distance.
Nov 2, 2020 near Whitema…, MO
Lake Buteo
Jul 20, 2017 near Knob No…, MO
Halloween Weekend. Heavy leaf cover in areas can make for unsure footing.
Nov 2, 2020 near Whitema…, MO
First bridge.
Jul 19, 2017 near Knob No…, MO
Rent a kayak after your outing!
Jul 20, 2017 near Knob No…, MO

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