Southeast of Springfield and north of Garrison in the Mark Twain National Forest, the Swan Creek Trail is a 27 mile route open to mountain biking.
From Garrison, MO, take Hwy 125 north 2 miles to Forest Road 533. Turn right, continue to the bottom of the hill. Cross Swan Creek on foot, on horseback, or on your bike; no motorized vehicles permitted past the parking lot.
Overall, Swan Creek Trail is the 22nd most popular mountain bike trail of all 27 mountain biking rides in Missouri.