This guide to 60 of the best hikes in the St. Louis area leads you to scenic overlooks, wildlife hot spots, and historical settings.
The best way to experience St. Louis is by hiking it! Get outdoors with author Steve Henry, with the new full-color edition of 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: St. Louis. A perfect blend of popular trails and hidden gems, the selected trails transport you to scenic overlooks, wildlife hot spots, and historical settings that renew your spirit and recharge your body. You’ll learn about the area and experience nature through 60 of the Gateway City’s best hikes!
Each hike description features key at-a-glance information on distance, difficulty, scenery, traffic, hiking time, and more, so you can quickly and easily learn about each trail. Detailed directions, GPS-based trail maps, and elevation profiles help to ensure that you know where you are and where you’re going. Tips on nearby activities further enhance your enjoyment of every outing. Whether you’re a local looking for new places to explore or a visitor to the area, 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: St. Louis provides plenty of options for a couple hours or a full day of adventure, all within about an hour from St. Louis and the surrounding communities.