9 STL Trails To Hike This Weekend

By Mackenzie Taylor
In Culture

With the weather being undeniably beautiful, it’s time to lace up those tennis shoes and head to some of Missouri’s best trails. 

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Castlewood State Park
1401 Kiefer Creek Road, Ballwin
You’ll experience some of the most stunning views of the Meramec River when you tread along this path.

Cuivre River State Park
678 MO-147, Troy
With 38 miles of trail to explore, you’ll hike past gorgeous springs, streams and wild flowers.

Grant’s Trail
699 S Holmes Ave., Kirkwood
Hop on your bike or lace up your shows on this eight-mile long trail that passes Grant’s Farm and Whitecliff Park.

Katy Trail State Park
Open to both hikers and bikers, the Katy Trail is the longest trail in the state of Missouri.

Laumeier Sculpture Park
12580 Rott Road, St. Louis
See where the “art” of hiking comes into play, as you hike along the trail and experience close to 20 sculptures along the way.

Route 66 State Park
97 N Outer Road E #1, Eureka
Route 66 is perfect for both bikes and hikes. Enjoy 420-acres and four trails through the park and you might even spot one of the 40 types of birds inhabiting the area.

Klondike Park
4600 MO-94, Augusta
Built on the grounds of an abandoned quarry, the landscape and views of the Missouri River are some of the best in St. Louis.

Lewis and Clark Trail
A little over eight miles, you’ll feel you’re the only soul in the world as you hike through this wooded trail.

Queeny Park
550 Weidman Road, Ballwin
A green oasis in the heart of the ‘burbs, this laid-back trail is perfect for a slow afternoon hike.

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