12 Scenic Trails To Explore In Missouri, One For Each Month Of The Year

Adventure lurks around just about every corner here in Missouri, so we might as well take advantage of it! Channel your inner explorer all year long and discover just a taste of what our beautiful state has to offer by hitting the hiking trails. Here are 12 scenic hiking trails in Missouri to get you started – one for each month of the year.

During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.

What are your favorite scenic trails in Missouri? Did any make the list? Let us know in the comments! Up for some more adventures? Head over to Big Oak Tree State Park in East Prairie.

Address: Taum Sauk Mountain State Park, Hwy. CC, Middle Brook, MO 63656, USA
Address: Grand Gulf State Park, Hwy W, Koshkonong, MO 65692, USA
Address: Greer Spring, Woodside Township, MO 65606, USA
Address: Meramec State Park, 115 Meramec Park Drive, Sullivan, MO 63080, USA
Address: Sam A. Baker State Park, 5580 MO-143, Patterson, MO 63956, USA
Address: Rocky Falls, Winona Township, MO 65588, USA
Address: St. Francois State Park, 8920 US Highway 67 North, Bonne Terre, MO 63628, USA
Address: Smithville Lake, Missouri, USA
Address: Locust Creek Covered Bridge State Historic Site, 16597 Dart Rd, Laclede, MO 64651, USA
Address: Grindstone Nature Trail, Columbia, MO 65201, USA
Address: Cave Spring Park, 8701 E Gregory Blvd, Raytown, MO 64133, USA
Address: Don Robinson State Park, 9275 Byrnesville Rd, Cedar Hill, MO 63016, USA