Johnson Tract Trail

The Johnson Tract Trail is a 5 mile, primitive National Recreation Trail. This trail is open to foot traffic only and offers outdoor enthusiasts a unique view of the Missouri Ozarks!

Type: Nature Trail
Length: 5.00 miles
Loop Trail? Yes
Allowed Uses: Camping
Agency: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Location: Near the N end of Wappapello Lake outside Greenville.
States: Missouri
Counties: Wayne
Latitude: 37.09982   Longitude: -90.43004

From Poplar Bluff Missouri, travel 30 miles north to the Greenville Recreation Area exit, turn right and then left. Go north 1/4 mile and turn right onto D Hwy. Travel 2 miles to the Johnson Tract Trail Head on your right.


Hunting and trapping is allowed in the Johnson Tract Natural Area. No discharging of firearms or trapping within 500 feet of parking area and/or trail is allowed. Camping is permitted only at two designated sites located along the trail. For your safety during deer and turkey season, camping will be campsite "A" only. Fires are to be kept in grills available at designated campsites. All rules and regulations governing use of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers water resources development projects apply.

Additional Details

Width: 36 inches.
Primary Surface: Soil, compacted
Secondary Surface: None
Average Grade: 0%
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Year Designated: 1990

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
John Daves
Park Ranger
US Army Corps of Engineers
10992 Hwy. T
Wappapelo , MO 63966 -9603
(573) 222-8562



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Johnson Tract Trail

Hiked the trail 11/05/2017. Corps of Engineers has a closed sign at the trailhead due to a tornado or high winds that toppled many trees which are blocking and obscuring the trail. Made the hike quite a bit more challenging.

November 5, 2017



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