DIRECTIONS
Here's an overview map to give you a general idea of the trailhead locations:

Directions to Highway P / 72 Trailhead:

People come from all over to visit the trail, so we can't provide detailed door-to-trailhead directions for everyone. However, Google Maps probably can! You can click here, enter your starting address, and get maps and directions.

If you're familiar with the general area or are staying nearby, we've provided detailed directions from nearby towns close to the trail. Below you will find turn-by-turn directions from these selected towns to your trailhead.

From Bixby, MO...
Head west on MO-32 for 2.4 mi.
Turn lest at MO-KK and follow for 15.0 mi.
Continue on MO-TT when road forks and follow for 3.7 mi.
Turn right at MO-72 and follow for 2.9 mi.
Turn left at MO-P the trailhead is 160 feet from MO-72 and MO-P intersection

From Caledonia, MO...
Head south on MO-21 for 4.1 mi.
Turn right at MO-32 and follow for 27.3 mi.
Turn left at MO-KK and follow for 15.0 mi.
Continue onto MO-TT and follow for 3.7 mi.
Turn right at MO-72 and follow for 2.9 mi
Turn left at MO-P, trailhead is 160 ft from MO-72 and MO-P intersection.

From Lesterville, MO...
Head west on MO-21 for 11.7 miles
Turn right at MO-72 and continue for 13.4 mi.
Turn left at MO-P the trailhead is 160 feet from MO-72 and MO-P intersection.

From Ironton, MO...
Head southeast on MO-21 for 10.8 mi.
Slight right at MO-21, continue to follow MO-21 for 21.2 mi
Turn right at MO-72 and follow for 13.4 mi.
Turn left at MO-P the trailhead is 160 feet from MO-72 and MO-P intersection.