Short Hikes Near St Louis – Park Travel Reviews

We often get asked about hikes near the St Louis Area. These are a few of our favorite SHORT hikes. All of them are less than 6 miles and have very little elevation gain/loss. This is certainly not a complete list! Please put your favorites in the comments! Thank you for clicking on this video! Please subscribe to our channel if you enjoy exploring our parks and public lands!

The parks featured here are:
0:00 – Introduction
0:38 – Pickle Springs Conservation Area
1:20 – Creve Coeur Lake Park
2:06 – Howell Island Conservation Area
3:04 – Castlewood State Park
3:47 – Klondike Park
4:39 – Clark Trail in Weldon Spring Conservation Area
5:26 – Cliff Cave Park
6:42 – Closing

At Happy Trails Hiking, we encourage you to live the life you love and seek solace and adventure in America’s Parks and Public Lands. We strive to motivate and inspire people through travel.
Kay and Matt have been planning park travel and traveling to parks across the country for 20+ years. Kay has planned trips to National Parks for High School groups as well as couples over the last 5 years. Their personal tips and trail guides can be found on their various social media platforms as well as on their website.
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