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Wappapello Lake Section of the Ozark Trail

Location Southeastern Missouri
State(s) Missouri
Counties Several
Type Backcountry
Equestrian Trail
Mountain Bike Trail
Nature Trail
Length 31.00 Miles / 49.89 Km Loop Trail? Yes
Allowed Uses Bicycling (off pavement)
Dogs - On leash
Equestrian - Riding
Equestrian - Pack trips
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Wildlife Observation
Agency U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Entry Fee? No Parking Fee? No


The Wappapello Lake Section of the Ozark Trail is part of the Ozark Trail.
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photo: View on the Ozark Trail
View on the Ozark Trail

The Ozark Trail traverses clear Ozark streams, dry granite barrens and panoramic mountaintops, travels near wetlands and fens (a fen is a bog-like area, generally with peaty soils, that is kept constantly moist or wet by spring-fed groundwater and dominated by sedges, forbs and some shrubs), and through deep Ozark forests, providing an opportunity for trail users to experience the variety of the Ozarks.


Visitor Information

Date Opens: 1/1 - Date Closes: 12/31

Open 24 Hours


The North Trail Head begins on Hwy 143 just south of Sam A. Baker State Park.


Additional Information

Width: 24 inches.

Primary Surface: Soil

Secondary Surface: None

Average Grade: 5%

Elevation Low Point: Not Available

Elevation High Point: Not Available

Year Designated: 2008

Date Last Updated: 04/29/2014


Contact Information

Trail Management:
John Daves
Park Ranger
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
10992 Hwy T
Wappapello , MO 63966
(573) 222-8562


Related Webpages and Documents

Title Type Link
Ozark Trail Association Website View/Download



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