Watkins Mill State Park,
Lawson, Missouri YRE
Walk Distance: 6 KM, 8 KM, and 10 KM
Trail Rating: 1B, 2B, and 3B
"Clay County" in the Walking MO County Special Program.
About the walk
The paved trail circles a large lake and takes the walker through some scenic wooded areas. The walker may stop and take a closer look to view a unique nineteenth century church and school. While not on the trail, the historic 1860's woolen mill and plantation home are well worth visiting. The 6 km route is on paved trails with a few small hills, it goes around the lake once, and is rated 1B. The 10 km route has you walking up a gravel hill to the 19th century church and school and a restroom, this route is rated 3B.
Hours of Operations:
April through October
Monday to Saturday: 9:30 AM to 5 PM
Sunday: 10:30 AM to 5 PM
November through March
Monday to Saturday: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Sunday: 10:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Directions to the start point:
Watkins Mill State Park, Visitor’s Center.
After the registering, you will need to drive to the start point.
Update: DEC 18, 2016