Taum Sauk Section of the Ozark Trail

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This section of the Ozark Trail connects the Fredericktown District with the Potosi District traversing two state parks---Johnson Shut-ins and Taum Sauk Mountain---and the Devil's Tollgate and Bell Mountain Wilderness.

At a Glance

Fees No fees
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Camp at least 100 feet from the trail, treat all water used, bury human waste and pack out all trash
Closest Towns: Ironton, Caledonia
Water: None
Operated By: Forest Service and Ozark Trail Association

General Information

Directions: From St. Louis, take Hwy. 21 south to Hwy. 32, then west to Hwy A and south to the northern trailhead;or stay on Hwy. 21 south to Hwy. N and go south to Johnson Shut-ins Park trailhead; or stay on Hwy. 21 further to Taum Sauk Mountain State Park trailhead south of Arcadia.

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