Cole Creek Trail Horseback Riding

The 6th most popular equestrian trail in Missouri.

Near Houston, the Cole Creek Trail is a 16 mile route open to horseback riding. The diamond-blazed route is lightly used during the mid-summer months.

From Waynesville, Mo on Interstate 44, turn south at Hazelgreen, MO onto Hwy AB. Take the first gravel road to the right to Hwy K about 6 miles to the junction with Hwy AC. Turn left on the gravel road (Flagstone Road); go about a mile and turn north on first gravel road to the left. Cole Creek trailhead is about a quarter-mile on the right.

Overall, Cole Creek Trail is the 6th most popular horse trail of all 19 horseback rides in Missouri.

MORE INFORMATION

Local Contact(s):  Mark Twain National Forest (417) 967-4194; MO Tourism (800) 877-1234; MO Horse Council (800) 313-3327; MO Backcountry Horsemen (417) 935-4918.

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 http://www.fs.fed.us/r9/marktwain/

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Date Updated:  6/26/2016

ID:  15425

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