Greer Spring and Trail

Hike a nine-tenths mile trail that descends to the second-largest spring in Missouri, Greer Spring, which has an average daily flow of 222 million gallons. Look for the trailhead sign on Route 19, eight miles north of Alton. Homesteaded by Thomas Simson in 1845; purchased by Samuel Greer in 1859. Activities include picknicking, floating, canoeing, boating, fishing, camping, biking trails, a backpacking trail and equestrian trails. On-site parking and vault toilets are available.


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Route 19
Alton, MO 65606

Additional Information

Not Wheelchair Accessible
No Smoking
Equestrian Trails
Backpacking Trail
Biking / Walking Trails
Pets On Leash Allowed
Free Admission

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