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Lone Wolf Trail

Intermediate
 3.6 (7)

A great rugged trail with some good steep climbs.


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Map Key

1.7

Miles

2.7

KM

93%

Runnable

614' 187 m

High

411' 125 m

Low

205' 62 m

Up

205' 63 m

Down

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

15%

Max Grade (8°)

Dogs Unknown

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Description

Here is a great trail in the Castlwood State Park! You start off on some nice mellow trail folowing the creek banks over to the Lone Wolf shelter where you are greeted by a 9% grade, half-mile climb! At the top of the climb it gets a little easier, but you're still climbing for a little over a half mile more.

You then come to the castle in the woods. Round the castle and you start back down in to the creek valley below. There are a couple of logs to get over on the downhill and an armored drainage crossng swithchback at the bottom, then back into some more creek bank running!

You'll come to a section in the trail where you'll have to cross the creek. There is about a 8" or 10" drop into the creek and there is usually around 6 to 12 inches of water 15 or so feet wade through and you're back into the parking lot.

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Brian Barton

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  3.6 from 7 votes

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  3.6 from 7 votes
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#319

in Missouri

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Photos

Another great bluff view
Aug 22, 2016 near Valley…, MO
Bluff vier overlooking the Meramec River
Aug 22, 2016 near Valley…, MO
A five-lined skink hanging out along the trail.
Aug 9, 2017 near Valley…, MO
Some singletrack portion of the trail.
Jun 21, 2020 near Valley…, MO
Typical view of trail conditions on the bluff
Aug 22, 2016 near Valley…, MO

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