Beginner Off-Road Trails Near Glendale, Missouri

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Beginner Off-Road Trails Near Glendale, Missouri

Bidwell FSR 2199

Bidwell FSR 2199, is a gravel forestry road that travels through Mark Twain National Forest. Bidwell is one of the longest forestry routes on the eastern side of the forest clocking in at 8.6 forestries…
Total Miles
11.3
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Fa

Allen Branch FS 4004

Very easy up to the power line. It's a road. Easy access to a place to hike, camp, or hunt. Particularly to hike or hunt the power-line cut. After the power lines, it's a trail…
Total Miles
2.2
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Knob Lick Tower Road

Knob Lick Tower Road leads to a Missouri Department of Conservation area that holds the publicly accessible Knob Lick Tower overlooking the St Francois Mountains. The road's primary surface is gravel, and despite being well-packed,…
Total Miles
1
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Fa / Su / Wi

Whitewater Creek Road

Whitewater Creek Road or Bollinger County Road 930/Perry County Road 722, is two gravel county roads that seamlessly connect to lead along and overlook the Whitewater River. The road is mild with only the subtle…
Total Miles
2.6
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Bo-Co Road 918

The Bollinger County 918 is a gravel county road connecting to other county roads in the area. It has mild rutting, washboarding, and mounding and shows signs of wear near its low-water bridge and hilly…
Total Miles
1.7
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Fa / Su / Wi

Whitewater Presbyterian Church Road

Whitewater Presbyterian Church Road, or the Bo-Co Road 256, is a gravel county road that traverses passed the church and into the valley below. The bottom section of the road features mild rutting, natural rock…
Total Miles
2.1
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Fa / Su / Wi

Madison Co Road 247

Madison County Road 247 is a smooth-sailing gravel road over rolling hills amongst the pines. At its entrance point with MO-72, you can see for miles. The road follows this with a scenic route going…
Total Miles
1.9
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Fa / Su / Wi

Pine Union Spur A FSR 2137A

The Pine Union Spur A FSR 2137A in Mark Twain National Forest gives a sense of thrill and scenery all in one. It begins at a fork with the main FSR 2137, hanging left, you…
Total Miles
0.8
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Fa

Dogtrot Hollow FSR 2134

The Dogtrot Hollow FSR 2134 is a fun little forest road that traverses through Mark Twain National Forest. The road starts with fresh Gravel but slowly changes to a natural improved state, with the tough…
Total Miles
1.2
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Wash Creek FSR 2177

The Wash Creek FSR 2177 is a mild single lane forestry road through Mark Twain National Forest. The road is mostly scenic and features trees all around. The road has a few small water collection…
Total Miles
1.3
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Old Plantation Access Road

Old Plantation Access Road, also named Cape Girardeau County Road 485, is a gravel road in Millersville, Missouri that also doubles as a Missouri Department of Conservation land access road. The road features beautiful rolling…
Total Miles
2.6
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

James Creek Road

The James Creek Road, also known as Bollinger County Road 342 is a gravel county road rolling through the Missouri Countryside along James Creek. The road has a course gravel base with sweeping turns and…
Total Miles
3.7
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Fa / Su / Wi

Hartle Ford Road

Hartle Ford Road consists of Cape County Road 352 and Bollinger County Road 368. It is a gravel road that features rolling hills leading into two separate creek bottoms with really impressive low-water bridges. The…
Total Miles
4.4
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Cape Gir. Co 521 / 520

The Cape Girardeau County Roads 521 and 520 form a great scenic gravel road and loop with the main road of the area (US-61, with help from Cape Co 510). The roads were constructed around…
Total Miles
3.4
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Kathy's Bridge Road

Kathy's Bridge Road, also known as Bollinger County Road 334, is a branch off the Bo-Co Road 342 and continues following the last stretch of James Creek while heading Southwest off the 342 to connect…
Total Miles
1.3
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa / Wi

Tower Rock Road PCR 460

Tower Rock Road or Perry County Road 460 is a gravel road that parallels the Mississippi River, leading you to the historic Tower Rock Natural Area. The road has a few steep grades and is…
Total Miles
1.5
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Pine Hills Road SFR 236

Pine Hills Road SFR 236 within Shawnee National Forest is a very lovely gravel Shawnee National Forest Road with access to hiking trails, scenic overlooks, and a campground all in one. Its biggest obstacles are…
Total Miles
7.5
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Fa

SFR 743/743A

The SFR 743/743A branches off the Natural Bridge Road SFR 750 within Shawnee National Forest. The SFR 743/743A adds to the depth of the experience of going to the Natural Bridge, where the 750 gives…
Total Miles
1.4
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Fa

Natural Bridge Road

This is a maintained gravel road with an occasional flat natural rock sticking up in the middle of the road. This trail features beautiful tall pines and areas you can see for miles. The road…
Total Miles
2.1
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Fa

Holmes Chapel FSR 3613

Holmes Chapel is a beautiful scenic route inside Mark Twain National Forest. Want a consistent relaxing drive with whispering pines and wildlife scurrying around? This is your place. The gravel road traverses minimal elevation changes…
Total Miles
3
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Fa

Holmes School FSR 3614

The Holmes School FSR 3614 is a gravel road inside Mark Twain National Forest amongst the whispering pines. The road features slight rutting, dirt mounds, water collection spots, and some mild grade inclines, one spot…
Total Miles
2.1
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Fa

Hamburg SFR 266A

As a branch of Atwood Road 266, the Hamburg 266A is a bit more of an offroading road and less of a scenic road within Shawnee National Forest. It has an off-camber hill within .2…
Total Miles
1
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Fa

N Hamburg Hill Spur

The N Hamburg Hill Spur 266AA, within Shawnee National Forest, is a trail that once was traversable by full-width vehicles, but in its current state should only be trekked by dirt bikes and 4-wheelers, within…
Total Miles
0.6
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Fa / Su

Atwood Road SFR 266

Atwood Road SFR 266 is a Shawnee National Forest state forest road that travels to the old Atwood lookout tower site. The hill's grade is one of the steepest and tallest in the area right…
Total Miles
1.5
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Fa

Tywappity Fire Tower Road

Just a simple proving grounds trail, like the one you learn to ride 4 wheeler or dirt bike on, the trail offers thrill if you seek it but has its ease about it. You can…
Total Miles
1.1
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Fa / Su / Sp

Grabber SFR 264

Grabber SFR 264 is a 1.7-mile-long forestry road through Shawnee National Forest. It traverses some of the steepest graveled hills in the SW corner of the forest, climbing a total of 406 feet from its…
Total Miles
1.6
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Fa

Clear Creek Levee Road

The Clear Creek Levee Road parallels IL Route 3 North and South connecting the dots with a lot of routes that lead to Shawnee National Forest and other trails. It's a simple gravel road with…
Total Miles
7.3
Tech Rating
1 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

Silica Hill Road SFR 645

The West Silica Hill Road SFR 645 is a 1.3-mile-long forestry road through Shawnee National Forest. As you travel the road, grades come in waves from gradual incline to steep grades. These steep grades include…
Total Miles
1.3
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Su / Fa

South Silica Hill Road

The South Silica Hill Road is a gravel road headed south off the Silica Hill trail system through Shawnee National Forest. It is a gravel road at base, featuring a mild grade hill from where…
Total Miles
1
Tech Rating
3 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Fa / Su

McCraven SFR 220

McCraven SFR 220 is a very scenic nature-viewing gravel road in Shawnee National Forest. It is a very easy trail with a minimal challenge, but there are a few muddy crossings and water collection spots…
Total Miles
0.8
Tech Rating
2 Easy
Best Time
Sp / Fa