“This is a nice but somewhat rugged trail connecting Rock Spring Trail to Pilot Trail.”
— Missouri Hiker
This trail runs through the Hercules Glades Wilderness Area; standard wilderness area rules apply.
Features: Birding — Fall Colors — Wildflowers — Wildlife
Glades Trail, also sometimes referred to as Upper Devil's Den Trail
, connects Rock Spring Trail
to Pilot Trail
. This rugged dirt trail leads up towards the Upper Pilot Knob, traversing just below the base of the hill. The trail is mostly level except for a pretty mellow climb then descent at the end.
Flora & Fauna
Ticks, poison ivy, snakes.