Trail of Tears State Park Sheppard Point Trail

Jackson, Missouri

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This exceptional day hike offers steep inclines and scenic ridgetop views of the Mississippi River. Located in the Trail of Tears State Park just outside of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, this hike is perfect for nature lovers and the park is a great place to catch up on the history of the Trail of Tears.
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by JD Tanner and Emily Ressler-Tanner (Falcon Guides)

This exceptional day hike offers steep inclines and scenic ridgetop views of the Mississippi River. Located in the Trail of Tears State Park just outside of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, this hike is perfect for nature lovers and the park is a great place to catch up on the history of the Trail of Tears.

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Activity Type: Hiking
Nearby City: Jackson
Distance: 3.1
Trail Type: Out-and-back
Skill Level: Moderate
Duration: 2-2.5 hours
Season: Year-round
Accessibility: Dog-friendly
Local Contacts: Trail of Tears State Park, 429 Moccasin Springs Rd., Jackson, MO 63755; (573) 334-1711; www.mostateparks.com/park/trail-tears-state-park
Local Maps: USGS Ware
Driving Directions: Directions to Trail of Tears State Park: Sheppard Point Trail

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Apr 2018