Hike the Lone Wolf Trail

Missouri Lone Wolf Trailhead

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Hike along the bluffs in Castlewood State Park, then drop down into the valley for a creekside walk.

This hike or bike ride in Castlewood State Park starts out with pleasant views on the bluffs. Follow the orange blazes as the trail descends into Kiefer Creek Valley, where you will hike alongside Kiefer Creek.

Photo Credit: Brandon Shea

Pack List

  • Hiking boots
  • Biking gear
  • Sun protection
  • Water
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Hiking, Mountain Biking

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Spring, Summer, Autumn

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1.7 Miles

Elev. Gain:

229 Feet




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3 months ago

Easy Walk !

Just 1.5 miles it's an easy uphill hike. The terrain is a little unstable so real shoes would be handy! Took me less than half an hour and parking is free!

3 months ago

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