The Ozark Foothills features miles of amazing gravel roads and trails which travel through unbelievable terrain and connect many amazing points of interest such as lakes, rivers and springs. Check out these options in our area:
County Road 402/Pinecone Road takes you through Cane Ridge and the heart of the Mark Twain National Forest: Check it out.
Ozark Trail- Victory Section highlights 20 miles of the Ozark Trail on Cane Ridge. You could easily ride gravel and singletrack here for a nice backcountry/bikepacking route: Check it out.
There are hundreds of miles of FS roads that spur off CR 402, offering endless gravel riding. Many are closed all spring even after turkey hunting season, but they stay open to cyclists and hikers and stay in good shape because of this.
Wrangler Trailhead to Markham Springs (almost 100% gravel): Check it out
There are hundreds of miles of Forest Service roads that spur off County Road 402, offering endless gravel riding. Many are closed all spring even after turkey hunting season, but they stay open to cyclists and hikers.
Here are a few additional routes to consider as well.