Umber Ridge Trail
- Bicycling/Mountain Biking
Length: 1.75 Miles View map
Umber Ridge Trail has a natural surface with a gentle terrain so it is easy to hike and also popular with mountain bikers. The area is typical of the western Ozarks where the prairie meets the woodlands. The trail travels along a west-facing slope offering several vistas of Stockton Lake before turning and traveling along open white oak woodlands on an east-facing slope. The trail travels through open woodlands including large oaks and hickory trees. Springtime hikers may see several different types of wildflowers including trillium, spring beauty, coral root orchid and wild hyacinth. Autumn hikers can witness the beauty of the Ozark woodlands as the leaves change color and begin to fall. Wildlife can be observed all year but some of the best times to catch a glimpse of a white-tailed deer or a bald eagle are during the winter when the woods are open and the leaves are gone.
|Length||Estimated Hiking Time||Type||Blazes||Trailhead|
|1.75 Miles||1 hour, 30 minutes||Loop||Yellow||At the Gordon Cemetery parking area at the beginning of the beach road|