Best Easy Day Hikes: Springfield, Missouri Guide Book

by JD Tanner (Falcon Guides)
Best Easy Day Hikes Springfield, Missouri  by JD Tanner

96pp/maps
ISBN: 0762763531

Best Easy Day Hikes Springfield, Missouri includes descriptions and detailed maps for twenty easy-to-follow trails, from urban paths to scenic routes through the Ozarks. View the boyhood home of George Washington Carver on the Carver Nature Trail; stroll through a mixed hardwood forest on the Indian Point Trail; or enjoy a challenging workout along the Woods Fork Creek on the Red Trail.

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Trails from the "Best Easy Day Hikes: Springfield, Missouri" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 20.
... Preview: Hikers looking to escape the throngs that come to the park to fish will enjoy this getaway. After traveling past the Bennett Spring and accessing the trail, you’ll have the hardwood forest almost all ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Springfield, Missouri"
Windyville, MO - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.6
... Preview: Winding through a mixed hardwood forest, the paved Mort Walker Trail offers hikers, birders, and nature photographers an opportunity to enjoy the landscape of southwestern Missouri. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Springfield, Missouri"
Neosho, MO - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.8
... Preview: This loop hike traverses a thickly wooded area where white- tailed deer, wild turkey, and other woodland creatures can be spotted. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Springfield, Missouri"
Neosho, MO - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5.5
... Preview: The Ozark Chinquapin Trail offers hikers a chance to experience the Elk River Breaks Natural Area. This remote trail offers solitude and the chance to see one of the best remaining upland savannas in ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Springfield, Missouri"
Jane, MO - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.5
... Preview: This interesting hike features several challenging climbs, the crystal-clear water of Woods Fork Creek, and a cemetery that dates back to the late 1800s. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Springfield, Missouri"
Ozark, MO - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 3.1
... Preview: Located between Springfield and Branson, Busiek State For- est and Wildlife Area makes a fine destination for hiking and other outdoor activities. The Silver Trail features plants and animals common t ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Springfield, Missouri"
Ozark, MO - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 1.8
... Preview: Located on the western side of Busiek State Forest and Wild- life Area, the White Trail offers a longer, more challenging trek for hikers wanting to experience the Ozark terrain. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Springfield, Missouri"
Ozark, MO - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 4.2
... Preview: This beautiful little trail explores the boyhood home of George Washington Carver. Woodlands, streams, a spring-fed pond, and a tallgrass prairie restoration area are just a few of this trail’s highli ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Springfield, Missouri"
Diamond, MO - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.1
... Preview: A short hike through a state park well known for its numerous hiking trails, the Devil’s Kitchen Trail packs many of the park’s tourist sites into one hike. A large sinkhole, glades, chert woodlands, ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Springfield, Missouri"
Camdenton, MO - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.4
... Preview: Located just minutes from the Branson strip, the Lakeside Forest Wilderness Area offers a surprising diversion from the glitter and neon that often characterize this tourist destination. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Springfield, Missouri"
Branson, MO - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.9
... Preview: Just a short drive up the road from Springfield, the Little Sac Woods Conservation Area offers a quick retreat on a series of short day hikes. The Oak Hickory Trail meanders through a forest of mixed ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Springfield, Missouri"
Brighton, MO - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.4
... Preview: The 12,413-acre Hercules Glades Wilderness Area is located in the Ava District of Mark Twain National Forest. Narrow hollows, open glades, and steep rocky hillsides characterize the area, making it on ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Springfield, Missouri"
Rueter, MO - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 4.4
... Preview: The Indian Point Trail offers a gentle stroll through a beautiful mixed hardwood forest. The trail is highlighted by views of Pomme de Terre Lake from rocky and rugged Indian Point. Hikers wishing to ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Springfield, Missouri"
Pittsburg, MO - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.1
... Preview: Named for a strange rock outcropping that once formed a roomlike enclosure, the Devil’s Kitchen Trail is a fun day hike and a good opportunity to explore the interesting geology that is common to this ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Springfield, Missouri"
Eagle Rock, MO - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.5
... Preview: This loop hike traverses the Roaring River Hills Wild Area and the Roaring River Cove Hardwood Natural Area, both of which provide habitat for several species of plants and animals that are found only ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Springfield, Missouri"
Eagle Rock, MO - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.3
... Preview: Located on the west side of Branson, the Ruth and Paul Henning Conservation Area offers visitors an opportunity to witness the natural and cultural significance of the area. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Springfield, Missouri"
Branson, MO - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.6
... Preview: Located just 6 miles southwest of Branson, Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery is the largest trout-rearing facility in Missouri. The hatchery produces nearly 400,000 pounds of trout each year, with a ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Springfield, Missouri"
Table Rock, MO - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.3
... Preview: Located within the Springfield city limits, the Springfield Conservation Nature Center is a spectacular resource for people hoping to learn more about the nature of southwestern Missouri. In addition ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Springfield, Missouri"
Springfield, MO - Hiking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 2.2
... Preview: Connecting the Dewey Short Visitor Center and Table Rock State Park Marina, the Table Rock Lakeshore Trail is an excellent trail for a leisurely stroll along the shores of Table Rock Lake. From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Springfield, Missouri"
Table Rock, MO - Hiking,Mountain Biking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 4.4
... Preview: This easy stroll offers a glimpse into Missouri’s role as a border state during the Civil War. In addition to learning about the historical significance of the area, hikers will experience a wide vari ... From the guidebook "Best Easy Day Hikes: Springfield, Missouri"
Republic, MO - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 2.2
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