6 Of The Greatest Scenic Hiking Trails In Missouri For Beginners
By Beth Price-Williams|Published May 07, 2020
A professional writer for more than two decades, Beth has lived in nearly a dozen states – from Missouri and Virginia to Connecticut and Vermont – and Toronto, Canada. In addition to traveling extensively in the U.S. and the U.K., she has a BA in Journalism from Point Park University (PA), a MA in Holocaust & Genocide Studies from Stockton University (NJ), and a Master of Professional Writing from Chatham University (PA). A writer and editor for Only In Your State since 2016, Beth grew up in and currently lives outside of Pittsburgh and when she’s not writing or hanging out with her bunnies, budgies, and chinchilla, she and her daughter are out chasing waterfalls.
Hiking is the perfect outdoor activity. Even if you’re a newbie, you’ll find a long list of beginner-friendly hiking trails in Missouri. Those hiking trails promise spectacular natural beauty – from shimmering lakes to lush woods. You can set off on a shorter hike that leads to an historic covered bridge or a long hike that passes through forested areas.