US Army Corps of Engineers
Kansas City District

Trails at Long Branch Lake

Long Branch Lake offers four different trail experiences to whether you enjoy hiking, bird watching, plant identification or just enjoy being in the great outdoors there is a trail to suit you.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers offers one Nature Trail that meanders 0.25 mile through the wooded area between the Long Branch Lake Visitor Center and lake.  The Missouri Department of Natural Resources Long Branch State Park offers three different trail experiences.  The Lakeview Trail is a 0.60 mile trail that provides great views of the lake and highlights by ending at a scenic lake point.   The Little Chariton Prairie Trail is a 1.5 mile trail that cuts through a restored prairie area.  The Bee Trace Trail can be found on the Bee Trace Peninsula and is approximately 7.5 miles in length.  This trail is divided up into two loops, a blue loop and a brown loop.

 

Long Branch U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nature Trail Map

Missouri Department of Natural Resources Long Branch State Park Trails

            Bee Trace Trail Map           

            Lakeview Trail Map           

            Little Chariton Prairie Trail Map

Trail Photos