9 Epic Hiking Spots Around St. Louis Are Completely Out Of This World

Grab your hiking boots. It’s time to hit the trails! Whether you are looking for a quick and easy stroll or a hardcore excursion, the St. Louis area is filled with beautiful natural areas to explore. All of these awesome hiking spots are less than an hour’s drive from St. Louis, though many are located right here in city! These nine places are perfect for getting out-and-about to enjoy some of the most stunning spots around St. Louis:

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These hiking spots offer tons of unique trails to explore, but they are only a small slice of all these amazing places to hike in the area. While there are others we could have included here, we think these nine spots should definitely be added to your bucket list and are a great group to get started on. Happy trails!