Perhaps the best thing about hiking is we can do it any time of the year – in the middle of a scorching hot summer day or right after a fresh snowfall. And there’s no better way to admire the blossoming flowers of spring or the fall foliage than on a brisk hike. Some trails, however, are more conducive to year-round hiking that others. This loop trail in Missouri is picture-perfect all year around, and you’ll probably want to hike it in each season.

Do you have a favorite loop trail in Missouri? Tell us about it in the comments! Ready to get out there and really see Missouri all year long? Here are 12 scenic trails in Missouri – one for each month of the year.

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