The trail loops around the lake, giving you views through gaps in the forest. Along the trail are picnic areas, a beach, an historical area, and fishing opportunities. Low elevation gain and a reasonable length makes this a perfect spot for beginners.
Watkins Mill State Park
EASY#1 of 1 trails in Watkins Woolen Mill State Park and State Historic Site
Watkins Mill State Park is a 3.8 mile loop trail located near Excelsior Springs, MO that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
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