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Lone Wolf Trail- Castlewood State Park

Ballwin, MO

Lone Wolf Trail is a 1.5 mile loop trail located near Ballwin, Missouri that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for camping, hiking, mountain biking & walking.

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White Tail Trail: White Alloe Creek Conservation Area
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

The trail was not challenging enough; however it was interesting passing the historic benches and trees throughout the route. This is better suited for those who want a slow, easy walk.

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Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Nice little trail, more strenuous than you'd expect based on the first paved section but not difficult. I definitely agree that hiking counter clockwise to get to the river at the end would be perfect, but the end of the trail would be difficult to spot from the path if you've never hiked it before.

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Clifty Creek Natural Area Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Went with some friends one afternoon. The bridge was beautiful and the trail hike had some great views. The trail was a bit washed out and hard to navigate at times.

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Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park Trail
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6 Completed 4 Reviews

Moderate hike difficulty and if you plan to hit the water at the put-in about 1/4 mile into the Black River trail, make certain to bring water shoes/sandals. We didn't and everyone was upset! This said, use your head on where you get into the water. The rapids at this point are fast enough to put you into serious trouble fast -- we helped pull a kid out of the water who lost his footing and was washed down the rapids. (We got him out without injury...lucky kid.) Once away from the river, the hike is a modest single track until the last 1/3 of a mile that's a wide, rocky path. Passed two nice waterfalls and enjoyed the spring flowers on the April day we hiked the trail. Overall...a keeper.

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Elephant Rocks
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6 Completed 4 Reviews

This isn't a long hike...actually it's a nice walk. But the rocks are absolutely AWESOME to climb on. We spent half a day exploring the different areas and climbing around and through the rocks. Great place for kids to get hands on...

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Huckleberry Ridge State Forest
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5 Completed 2 Reviews

Actually did the hike on 3/21/2014. A little hard to find but that's a good thing if you want a quiet hike. I did this hike barefoot and it was difficult in places but my feet quickly adjusted. I did 12 miles on this trail and found a nice little stream. I strung up my hammock for a bit just to listen to it and rest. No car noises only the birds and wind in the trees.

I think this trail is used for horseback riding a lot, and there are primitive campsites throughout.

It is very rural and in the middle of nowhere...a difficult hike for a beginner. I have gone back twice since and plan to explore more next time. Very peaceful.

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by Justina Lindsey

1 Completed 1 Reviews

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Alley Spring Overlook Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Really pretty location! Planning another trip to the area to check out more springs and nearby trails!

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Lost Valley Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Nice trail. Good mixture of double and single track which is good for the beginner to middle of the road rider. Couple of options to shorten the ride up with the short trail. Great option if you are out of shape. Not a lot of people on the trail but ran into a couple hikers with their dogs off leash and the dogs ran straight up to me and wanted to play. Not great when you are riding the single track, but once again I am sure an isolated occurrence.

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Swope Park Mountain Bike Trail
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2 Completed 1 Reviews

If you are a mountain biker or trail runner this is a great moderate difficulty trail with some decent challenges and nice scenery. I was the only runner I saw today and all the bikers were courteous no safety issues at all.

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