Hiking The Whites Creek Trail

The 4th most popular hiking trail in Missouri.

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Near Doniphan, the Whites Creek Trail is a 19 mile hiking route through the Irish Wilderness Area.

To reach the Camp Five Pond Trailhead from Doniphan, MO, take Hwy 160 18 miles west to Hwy J. Go about 7 miles north on J to Camp Five Pond trailhead. Theres a picnic area with vault toilet.

Overall, Whites Creek Trail is the 4th most popular hiking trail of all 21 hikes in Missouri. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Whites Creek Trail including Berryman Trail, Ozark Trail - Taum Sauk Section, Kaintuck Hollow Trail, Big Piney Trail, Cole Creek Trail and Cedar Creek TrailBlue Ridge Trail.


Local Contact(s):  Mark Twain National Forest (573) 996-2153; MO Tourism (800) 877-1234.

Recommended Book:  "Hiking Missouri" from Kevin Lohraff

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  Eminence Cottages (800) 224-2090

Luxury Loding:  Cedarstone Lodge (573) 226-5666

Breakfast Restaurant:  Corner Cafe, Calis

Reference Source:  click here https://www.fs.usda.gov/mtnf

GPS:  36.77, -91.1339

Date Published:  12/31/2015

Date Updated:  4/6/2018

ID:  12190


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