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First Day Hike #38

1/1/2014 | Washington State Park | De Soto, MO

The 1.5-mile 1,000 Steps Trail was constructed by company 1743 of the Civilian Conservation Corps. in 1936. In fact, most of the outstanding stone work in the park is a result of their efforts, including the large stone steps that give the trail its name. You will encounter an overlook shelter built into the hillside, overlooking Big River Valley.

Hike time: 10 a.m.

Meeting location: Parking lot at Thunderbird Lodge

This hike is one of many First Day Hikes taking place in Missouri State Parks. For more information about all of your hiking options, click here.

13041 State Hwy. 104, De Soto, MO | (636) 586-5768

Associated activities

  • Hiking