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Brock Creek #23

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The longest trail in the Brock Creek trail network; includes a scenic waterfall.


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Map Key

14.8

Miles

23.9

KM

Point to Point

1,487' 453 m

High

843' 257 m

Low

1,735' 529 m

Up

1,746' 532 m

Down

4%

Avg Grade (3°)

30%

Max Grade (17°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Views · Waterfall

Description

Start at the Zing Trailhead and hike Brock Creek Trail #23 in either direction (though this maps it clockwise).

The route climbs to start. It's steady and steep for the first few miles until you reach the nose of a ridge. There's a short respite and then the ascent continues to the junction of Trail #28. Enjoy a short downhill and then climb up to the head of a drainage past Trail #27.

As the route bends left along the upper side of the drainage, you'll get another short downhill section below a cliff. From there, there's another short climb to the upper edge of the area. For the next few miles, the route meanders along the edge of a valley.

The route works it's way north and east. There's a big descent followed by a steep climb around mile 8. Cross a road and stay straight past an intersection with Trail #25. Get ready for a really steep downhill to Whiskey Chute Falls. The route heads uphill gradually and then steeply past the falls, paralleling Charleston Road. Once the route turns to head southeast along Brock Creek, it descends quickly back to the Zing Trailhead.

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Shared By:

Leslie Kehmeier with improvements by Missouri Hiker

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