Lake Wappapello Trail
- Bicycling/Mountain Biking
- Horseback Riding
Length: 12.75 Miles View map
Trail Rating: Moderate
Hikers, bikers, backpackers and equestrians will all find challenges and inspiration as they traverse the varied and rugged Ozark terrain on this trail. Counter clockwise travel on the trail is recommended. The trail offers shoreline views, open fields and cherty Ozark hillsides. Trail users can expect to find a host of wildlife viewing opportunities along the varied terrains. The trail leaves park property, crosses other public lands, and connects with other public trails. Please register at the trailhead or park office. Certain portions of the trail are closed to overnight camping and overnight equestrian use in not allowed. The trail shares a trailhead and a section with Asher Creek Trail where it crosses Highway 172 near the park entrance. The trail also intersects with the Lake Wappapello Section of the Ozark Trail.
You may experience:
- Natural surface, dirt, mud, gravel, shifting rocks, slippery surface, etc.
- Rocks, roots and/or downed vegetation on trail
- Physically challenging obstacles
- Steep grades and inclines more than 10 percent
- Water/stream crossings without bridges
- Occasional water over trail
- Road/highway crossing
|Length||Estimated Hiking Time||Type||Blazes||Trailhead|
|12.75 Miles||9 hours, 35 minutes||Loop||Yellow||1.) For Hikers: At Lake Wappapello Trail Road at the park’s entrance; 2.) For Equestrian Riders: A large parking area and staging area located farther down the road|