Park Trails

at Knob Noster State Park

Opossum Hollow Trail

  • Bicycling/Mountain Biking
  • Hiking

Length: 5.5 Miles View map

Trail Rating: Moderate

Opossum Hollow Trail takes users through a woodland management area similar to Clearfork Woodland Trail. Works Progress Administration-era erosion control structures and remnants from former landowners’ farms are scattered within the area. Along the dirt-surfaced trail, users will encounter areas filled with wildflowers.

Along this trail, users will encounter water crossings without bridges, steep grades and inclines of more than 10 percent, and rocks and roots in the trail. This trail may occasionally be closed for prescribed burns. This trail may occasionally be closed to bicyclists due to inclement weather. Please call the park for details. This trail has a spur to Camp Shawnee and also a .60 mile white connector 3 and a .15 mile white connector 4 to shorten or lengthen the hike.  

Opossum Hollow Trail, which was partially constructed by Whiteman Air Force Base bike trail volunteers and Free Ride Volunteers, is available for adoption; ask at the park office for details. 

You may experience:

  • Natural surface, dirt, mud, gravel, shifting rocks, slippery surface, etc.
  • Rocks, roots and/or downed vegetation on trail
  • Steep grades and inclines over 10%
  • Bridges and/or structural crossings
  • Water/stream crossings without bridges
  • Occasional water over trail
Find the trailhead on the park map
Missouri State Parks Trail Rules and Etiquette
Length Estimated Hiking Time Type Blazes Trailhead
5.5 Miles 4 hours, 10 minutes Loop Red

At Opossum Hollow Woodland Area off SE 751 Road off Hwy. DD