Overland Stage Route to Fort La Clede

Total Miles
7.7

Elevation

2,140.77 ft

Duration

0.5 Hours

Technical Rating

1

Easy

Best Time

Summer, Spring, Fall

Trail Overview

This is a scenic desert drive between County Road 19 and Fort La Clede. The remains of the La Clede Stage Station are about a mile before the Fort. The Station and Fort were located along the Overland Trail; a stagecoach route operated in the mid-1800s. Ruins include a few remaining stone walls and rubble. Concrete posts marked with "Overland Stage" are periodically located near the vehicle trail marking the path of the historic Overland Trail route.

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Overland Stage Route to Fort La Clede
Overland Stage Route to Fort La Clede
Overland Stage Route to Fort La Clede

Difficulty

This is a flat, well-graded gravel and dirt track road with room for two-way traffic.

Technical Rating

1

Status Reports

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Access Description

Take County Road 19 from I-80 to the start of the trail. County Road 19 is a well-graded wide road mainly used for commercial mineral extraction vehicles.

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