Hiking The Between The Rivers Trail

The 13th most popular hiking trail in Missouri.

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Near Winona, the Between The Rivers Trail is a 30 mile route open to hiking. This segment of the Ozark Trail begins at the trailhead on Hwy 60 south of Van Buren, MO.

Heading south from the Hwy 60 trailhead, the first mile is easy hiking, mostly level with gentle slopes. Second mile is mostly uphill, and the next 4.5 miles is a variety of ridges and hollow bottoms.

To reach the northern trailhead from Van Buren, go west on US 60 for 4 miles. The trail starts from here, look for signs.

Overall, Between The Rivers Trail is the 13th most popular hiking trail of all 21 hikes in Missouri. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Between The Rivers Trail including Ozark Trail - Taum Sauk Section, Berryman Trail, Kaintuck Hollow Trail, Whites Creek Trail, Big Piney Trail and Cole Creek TrailCedar Creek Trail.

Between The Rivers 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:  Difficult

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

GPS:  36.955, -91.0691

Date Published:  12/25/2015

Date Updated:  3/31/2018

ID:  15419

Between The Rivers Trail Hiking Map


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