Top Adventures in Camdenton

  • Hike the Colosseum Trail

    This park is best known for its castle ruins, which are also worth a visit. On the Colosseum Trail, you will hike down through a large 150ft deep sinkhole (the Colosseum) and under a natural stone bridge. After climbing out of the sinkhole you wil...

    0.7 miles 65 ft gain

  • Backpack the Turkey Pen Hollow Trail

    This 6.5 mile loop is a great hike that takes you into the Haha Tonka Oak Woodland Natural Area. It shares a trailhead with the Acorn Trail but is clearly marked on which way you should go. This hike isn't super challenging but make sure that you ...

    7 miles 948 ft gain

  • Hike the Spring Trail

    This hike starts out on a half mile of paved trail. From here you will climb a ton of steps to the top, which when the leaves are off the tress can offer a pretty good view. The trail connects with a few other trails on the way but is well marked ...

    1.5 miles

  • Hike the Boulder Ridge Trail

    The trail is a gravel surface that makes a loop around the long narrow ridge top southwest of the lake parking lot. You will pass the trail on your way to the lake parking lot. The first section of the trail starts right past the sing for the park...

    3 miles

  • Hike the Rocky Top Trail

    Located in Lake of the Ozarks State Park, the Rocky Top Trail (yellow blazes) starts out with a climb to the top of a large glade. After passing through woods and a ravine, you will reach dolomite cliffs that offer views of the lake below. This tr...

    2 miles

  • Hike the Lakeview Bend Trail

    Starting near the camp store at Lake of the Ozarks State Park, this trail is an easy 1.5 mile hike.Less than a half mile in it will give you the option to go left or right. You will want to go right. Along the trail you will see some amazing bluff...

    1.5 miles

  • Hike the Lake Trail, Lake of the Ozarks SP

    Starting next to the Outpost Cabins in Lake of the Ozarks State Park, this is an easy 1.5 mile hike that is very scenic. The trail will lead you right up next to the lake. The lake is in view for most of the hike. Be sure to wear hiking boots beca...

    1.5 miles

  • Hike the White Oak Trail

    This trail is located across the road from the horse riding stables. It is an easy one mile hike but can be longer if you connect to Fawn's Ridge Trail. It is an easy hike and is very family friendly. It is a great way to experience nature with yo...

    1 miles

  • Hike Hidden Springs Trail

    This two and a half mile trail shares a trail head with White Oak Trail. It also intersects with the Trail of Four Winds but is clearly marked. Hidden Springs Trail takes you along parts of a bluff and offers some amazing views of the lake during ...

    2.5 miles

  • Hike the Trail of Four Winds

    The trail is the longest in the park. It's 12 miles long and has a north and south loop. The trail offers the most diversity in the park. The trail has seasonal creeks, ponds, rock outcrops, scenic over looks of the lake and a high possibility of ...

    12 miles

  • Backpack the Woodland Trail

    Starting at 850 feet of elevation, this 3.25 mile loop is a great beginner backpacking trip. The trail is fairly rough so a sturdy pair of hiking boots is a must. The trail splits a quarter mile in; you will need to go right. After another quarter...

    3 miles 474 ft gain

  • Fly Fish Bennett Spring State Park

    Bennett Spring is the flagship of the Missouri Trout Parks. It draws the largest crowds, by far, and it boasts the largest spring of the four parks. It has a very nice restaurant, a nature center, a swimming pool, and tons of lodging and camping s...

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