Taum Sauk Mountain State Park, Middle Brook

#34 of 101 in Nature in Missouri
State Park · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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  • Taum Sauk is Missouri’s highpoint and can be accessed from the parking area after a short walk on a paved walking path. Nice monument set in place to let people know the exact location. While you’re.....  more »
  • Pleasant drive up to the trailhead, the High Point is an easy walk on a well maintained trail. We then hiked the Mini Sauk trail, which was well marked and splendidly challenging (to my fitness...  more »
  • Quiet, not crowded. Would get 5 stars if had a flush toilets and showers. Water is right there so could be done.
  • As with a lot of Missouri's State Parks this one offers primitive camping and excellent hiking trails. If you are feeling up to it, the 14.5 mile one way trail to Johnson Shut Ins is challenging and fun. Plan on a minimum of at least 7+ hours to hike this trail. I recommend starting at Taum Sauk and hiking down rather than up.

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