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Pickle Springs Natural Area

#1 of 24 things to do in Sainte Genevieve Features Animals
Dorlac Road, Sainte Genevieve, MO 63670
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A great 2 mile loop

We found this gem close to our timeshare at Crown Point. We pack a couple of waters, through on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Matt R
Nottingham, New Hampshire, United States
via mobile

Love the 2 mile hike-- has lots of rocks to climb- beautiful place with creeks running through... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kelly S
Sainte Genevieve, Missouri
via mobile
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Dorlac Road, Sainte Genevieve, MO 63670
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this gem close to our timeshare at Crown Point. We pack a couple of waters, through on some good footwear, and made our way out of the parking area to the trail. Just off the parking area on the trail is the map...More

Thank Matt R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the 2 mile hike-- has lots of rocks to climb- beautiful place with creeks running through also!

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on a beautiful day and really enjoyed the rock formations and the trails. Its a nice, long, 2.2 mile hike that is very enjoyable.

Thank Bobby44881
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

A friend of mine once said: this is the longest 2 miles you will ever hike. And, it is because you end up climbing up and around fantastic geological gems. This is a truly unique area and hike. Well worth it!

Thank 29RLG
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This relatively short hike has so much going for it. Streams, rock formations, scenic overlook. Beautifully laid out hike.

Thank Jocelyn O
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

A beautiful area with cool rock formations. The dogwoods and wild violets were blooming when we visited. The hike is a long enough to be worth the trip but short enough that kids don't get bored.

Thank Aunt_Angie3
Reviewed 24 April 2017

The Trail Through Time is fun and a nice trail. It has some rugged portions and some parts aren't really clearly marked where the exact trail is but you can't get too lost. Some nice rock formations and small waterfalls.

Thank gilenh20
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Took the hike last fall. Beautiful natural area. Amazing rock formations. The spring is pretty also. Easy two hour hike.

Thank TYW1972
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Pickle Springs is 8 miles from Farmington and 24 miles from Ste Genevieve. With the address being Ste Genevieve I thought it would be closer to Ste Gen but it is not. We went during the week arriving about 10. There was no one but...More

1  Thank jdck
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Beautiful hiking area! You won't regret a visit here. I've been hiking here for forty years. Worth a trip every season of the year!

Thank 134Kim
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hi, do we need to climb over the rocks or walk through some wet area/rocks during the trail? as we have 2 kids, one is 1.5 yrs and one is almost 4yrs, we will carry the 1.5yrs old one, but not sure if the trail is too tough for an almost 4 years old kid to walk? and is it possible for us to walk with baby in carrier? By the way, late May will it be a good time to see the waterfalls there? (because in some months, may be no water for the falls). Thanks.
23 February 2017|
Response from kdaniels78 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! There are a few rocks to climb over, but nothing unusual and I saw a number of people with babies in carriers. My only suggestion is to go after it's been relatively dry -- we went the day after a pretty hard rain and... More