Category: S.W. Area Trails

Atlanta-Long Branch CA

Missouri Dept of Conservation Location: Macon County           News, Updates, & Warnings: Nothing to report at this time. Directions:  From Macon, take Highway 63 north 5 miles, then Route AX west 2 miles, and Jupiter Avenue north 2.50 miles. Miles…

Flag Spring Conservation Area Trails

Missouri Dept. of Conservation Location: Barry & MacDonald Counties News, Updates, & Warnings: Open to hunters during hunting seasons Directions: From Joplin, take Hwy 71 south for about 41 miles to Hwy 90, turn east.  Follow Hwy 90 for 23 miles to Hwy UU….

Swan Creek Trail

Mark Twain National Forest Location:Christian County News, Updates, & Warnings:Open during hunting seasons so please use caution.Can flood after significant rainfall.Directions:From Springfield, take Hwy 65 south to the Hwy F exit, turn east (left).  Road becomes Hwy 14. Follow through town and at intersection…

Busiek CA

Missouri Dept of Conservation Location: Christian County           News, Updates, & Warnings: Nothing to report at this time. Directions:  From Springfield, take Hwy 65 south to the forest.  Signs will show the exact exit.  The forest runs along both sides…

Robert E. Talbot Conservation Area Trail

Missouri Dept. of ConservationLocation:Lawrence County News, Updates, & Warnings:Closed during all portions of deer firearms hunting and spring turkey season.Directions:There are 5 different trailhead lots you can park in.  Directions to every lot is included in our Missouri Trailblazing book.Trailhead Lot 15:  From Springfield,…

Compton Hollow C. A. Trail

Missouri Dept. of Conservation Location: Webster County         News, Updates, & Warnings: Open to hunters during hunting seasons, so please use caution. Directions: From Springfield, take I-44 north to Hwy B, exit #96 at Northview.  Go south on Hwy B to…

Hercules Glade Wilderness Trail

Mark Twain National Forest Location: Taney County   News, Updates, & Warnings: Open during hunting season, so please use caution. Directions: Hercules Tower Trailhead & Campground:  From Springfield, take Hwy 125 south to the town of Bradleyville.  Continue on Hwy 125 until you get…