Hiking Missouri - 2nd Edition

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Hiking Missouri is your complete guide to 127 of the most scenic day hikes in the state. From St. Louis to the Ozarks to Kansas City, and all trails in between, you'll experience the spectacular beauty of the Show-Me State.

In this one-of-a-kind resource you'll find these features:

-Detailed descriptions of every hike, in every region, including special points of interest, estimated hiking time and distance, and difficulty ratings for each trail

-Phone numbers and Web sites, ...

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Overview

Hiking Missouri is your complete guide to 127 of the most scenic day hikes in the state. From St. Louis to the Ozarks to Kansas City, and all trails in between, you'll experience the spectacular beauty of the Show-Me State.

In this one-of-a-kind resource you'll find these features:

-Detailed descriptions of every hike, in every region, including special points of interest, estimated hiking time and distance, and difficulty ratings for each trail

-Phone numbers and Web sites, park hours and rules, and available facilities for 71 of the state's most scenic parks and natural areas

-Easy-to-read maps for every park and trail to help you navigate your hike and locate landmarks and other points of interest

-A convenient trail finder with a summary of each trail's features and available facilities

Hiking Missouri brings to life the history, terrain, flora, and fauna of each area. And its descriptions of nearby recreational and sightseeing destinations ensure you won't miss anything on your trip. Hiking Missouri is your guide to enjoying the great outdoors!

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Editorial Reviews

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The Human Kinetics Best Day Hiking series aims at getting you on the path, giving you the information you need to become a confident trail walker. This guide provides entries on over 100 scenic day hikes throughout Missouri. Each entry includes detailed descriptions of every hike, including special points of interest; estimated hiking time and distance; difficulty ratings for each trail; phone numbers and web sites; park hours and rules; and nearby available facilities. Honestly, these books offer a wealth of information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780736075886
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
  • Publication date: 1/21/2009
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 624,226
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Kevin M. Lohraff has been helping people learn about, enjoy, and appreciate nature since 1987. He has worked for the National Park Service, the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, and the Missouri Department of Conservation in the positions of Park Ranger, Park Naturalist, Ecological Stewardship Crew Member, Natural History Biologist, Aquatic Education Assistant, Interpretive Programs Supervisor, and Assistant Nature Center Manager. Currently, Lohraff is the Outdoor Skills Education Coordinator for the Missouri Department of Conservation, where he helps people learn skills that help them enjoy and connect with the outdoors.

Lohraff holds a bachelor's degree in biology from Missouri State University. A resident of Centertown, MO, he enjoys canoeing, fishing, and gravel bar camping on Ozark streams.

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Table of Contents

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Trail Finder

North
1 Columbia Bottom Conservation Area
2 Cuivre River State Park
3 Graham Cave State Park
4 Mark Twain State Park and Historic Site
5 Battle of Athens State Historic Site
6 Thousand Hills State Park
7 Pinnacles Youth Park
8 Katy Trail State Park
9 Arrow Rock State Historic Site
10 Van Meter State Park
11 Pershing State Park
12 Crowder State Park
13 Wallace State Park
14 Weston Bend State Park
15 Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge

Southeast
16 Big Oak Tree State Park
17 Trail of Tears State Park
18 Urban St. Louis
19 Rockwoods Reservation
20 Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park
21 Mastodon State Historic Site
22 Washington State Park
23 St. François State Park
24 Hickory Canyons Natural Area
25 Hawn State Park
26 Pickle Springs Natural Area
27 Rock Pile Mountain Wilderness
28 Mingo National Wildlife Refuge
29 Morris State Park
30 Lake Wappapello State Park
31 Sam A. Baker State Park
32 Silver Mines Recreation Area
33 Hughes Mountain Natural Area
34 Elephant Rocks State Park
35 Taum Sauk Mountain State Park
36 Crane Lake Recreation Area
37 Meramec State Park
38 Bell Mountain Wilderness
39 Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park
40 Blue Springs
41 Big Spring
42 Peck Ranch Conservation Area
43 Onondaga Cave State Park

South Central
44 Lane Spring Recreation Area
45 Montauk State Park
46 Alley Spring
47 McCormack Recreation Area
48 Greer Spring
49 Grand Gulf State Park
50 Slabtown River Access
51 Mill Creek
52 Paddy Creek Wilderness
53 Stone Mill Spring Recreation Area
54 Clifty Creek Natural Area
55 Painted Rock Conservation Area
56 Rock Bridge Memorial State Park
57 Lake of the Ozarks State Park
58 Ha Ha Tonka State Park
59 Bennett Spring State Park
60 Hercules Glades Wilderness
61 Ruth and Paul Henning Conservation Area

Southwest
62 Knob Noster State Park
63 Harry S Truman State Park
64 Pomme de Terre State Park
65 Wilson's Creek National Battlefield
66 Piney Creek Wilderness
67 Roaring River State Park
68 Big Sugar Creek State Park
69 George Washington Carver National Monument
70 Prairie State Park
71 Urban Kansas City

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  • Posted February 16, 2009

    Hiking Missouri

    I was very impressed with the author¿s first issue of ¿Hiking Missouri.¿ The observations he made, based on his natural history background, easily oriented the hiker to what was special about the area, why it was special, and where to find it. His book on 102 hikes spread throughout Missouri had surpassed all previous publications by other authors for quality and detail until now. With this new edition, the author not only added 25 more interesting hikes, he also updated the hikes from his original book. This extra effort is extremely important because there is nothing more frustrating than using an outdated book where the information may not be as reliable due to trail changes or closures.<BR/><BR/>My only nit about the book, and it is a small one, is that I wish the publisher had put the state map, with all the trail locations, ahead of the trail chart for a little easier orientation.<BR/><BR/>The author has put a lot of time and effort in producing this definitive hiking guide to the state of Missouri. For those that want to have a quality outdoor experience, this book is a must.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 15, 2009

    Hit the trail with Hiking Missouri Second Edition

    Want to survive the recession? Buy this book! Hiking provides free entertainment and fitness. Hiking Missouri is an easy-to-use guide to great trails in every corner of the state¿and from downtown St. Louis and Kansas City to wilderness areas. Author Kevin Lohraff not only tells you how to get there, but what natural and historical wonders you will find along the trail, and the best time to see them. Great writing, maps and photos make this a great read from the armchair as well.

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