Crane Mountain Ridge FSR 2037

Total Miles


379.05 ft


0.5 Hours

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Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Trail Overview

The Crane Mountain Ridge FSR 2037, is a gravel forestry road through the St Francois Mountains in the Fredericktown sector of Mark Twain National Forest. It features mild hill climbs, small loose rock, an off camber spot, large pot holes, rutting, mounding, washboarding, water collections spots, optional mud pits, camp cut outs. Fun and safe little trail if you take your time.


The road features many water collection spots, in a few places back to back, it also features one spot with a good off-camber tilt with one side being in a water channelizing divot/rut. There are also some optional deep mud holes on the side of the trail at .25 miles in, though I would steer clear of these for Tread Lightly purposes

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Access Description

From the intersection of Missouri Route 72 and Missouri Route JJ, at 37.58568, -90.60141, head south on MO-JJ for 2.8 miles, then merge right onto Iron County Road 112, follow this for 200 feet, to 37.54637, -90.60425, turn right onto the Crane Mountain FSR 2108, follow this for .8 miles, then you will see the entrance to Crane Mountain Ridge FSR 2037 on the right, at 37.54802, -90.61447, take this right and you are on the trail.