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Highway A trailhead
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Highway A trailhead

 
Highway A trailhead

Page Type: Route

Location: Missouri, United States, North America

Lat/Lon: 37.62620°N / 90.8661°W

Object Title: Highway A trailhead

Route Type: Hike - 800 feet of vertical gain

Time Required: A long day

Difficulty: Walk-Up 10 mile round-trip

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Page By: csmcgranahan

Created/Edited: May 1, 2005 / Aug 15, 2005

Object ID: 164872

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Approach


Start from the Ozark Trail trailhead along Highway A.

Finding this trailhead is made much easier with the use of DeLorme's Missouri Atlas & Gazetteer. A link is provided to the left.

Route Description


The first portion of the hike where much of the vertical gain is done is on the Ozark Trail and is well marked. Once leaving the Ozark Trail, the trail is not so well marked but is fairly east to follow. A map and compass or GPS would be helpful. See the approximate route on the attached photo.

Essential Gear


Backpacking gear would make this a great overnight trip in the fall for the changing colors and star gazing at night. Avoid peak summer months to avoid heat, humidity and bugs.

Images

Approximate Route up Bell...