Madison Co Road 247

Total Miles
2.0

Elevation

282.13 ft

Duration

0.5 Hours

Technical Rating

1

Easy

Best Time

Spring, Fall, Summer, Winter

Trail Overview

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 through Mark Twain National Forest, giving a quick taste of the wild and adventure surrounding it, but this is all backed by being the road that leads to the thrilling adventures of the area.

Photos of Madison Co Road 247

Madison Co Road 247
Madison Co Road 247
Madison Co Road 247

Difficulty

Just a well beaten in gravel county road leading through Mark Twain national forest with rolling hills and pines all around you. mild washboarding and mounding may occur.

Technical Rating

1

Status Reports

Chris Menz
Jun 17, 2023
1999 Jeep Cherokee
Open
Normal
Dusty
Chris Menz
Mar 14, 2023
1999 Jeep Cherokee
Open

Access Description

Come to the intersection of MO-72 and Madison County 247, at 37.51633, -90.14517, head south and you will meet gravel shortly. Note: In other trails of the local area, there maybe reference to this road as "Bo-Co Road 247" due to similar county road signage and proximity to the county lines.

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