Hiking The Blue Ridge Trail

The 11th most popular hiking trail in Missouri.

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Near Winona, the Blue Ridge Trail is a 10 mile hiking route. The Blue Ridge Trail covers a variety of Ozark terrain as it winds 18 miles through hollows and across hills. It joins the Ozark Trail at Spring Creek.

From Winona, MO, take Hwy 19 south 11 miles to Forest Road 3170. Go .8 miles to Forest Road 3241 about 1.7 miles to Blue Ridge trailhead and parking area. Several other access points are shown on the Doniphan-Eleven Point Forest Visitor Map, or on 7.5-minute topographic maps, available at District Ranger Offices.

Overall, Blue Ridge Trail is the 11th most popular hiking trail of all 21 hikes in Missouri. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Blue Ridge Trail including Ozark Trail - Taum Sauk Section, Berryman Trail, Kaintuck Hollow Trail, Whites Creek Trail, Big Piney Trail and Cole Creek TrailCedar Creek Trail.

Blue Ridge Trail Hiking Map



Local Contact(s):  Mark Twain National Forest (573) 325-4233; MO Tourism (800) 877-1234

Recommended Book:  "Hiking Missouri" from Kevin Lohraff

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Big Piney Trail Camp; Berryman Campground; Brazil Creek Rec Area.

Luxury Loding:  Mountain Log Cabin Lookout; Eagles Nest Lodge; The Chalet

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

GPS:  36.8655, -91.377

Date Published:  1/5/2016

Date Updated:  3/31/2018

ID:  15413

Blue Ridge Trail Hiking Map


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