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

Directions to Highway 8 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 Potosi, MO...
Head west on MO-8 for 18.2 mi.
The trailhead and parking is on the right north of Hwy 8.

From Steelville, MO...
Head east on MO-8 for 18.4 mi.
The trailhead and parking is on the left north of Hwy 8.