- Published on Thursday, July 10 2014 2:28 PM
Written by Maria
Posted by Mark Ruda
A Healthy Branson Hiking Experience for the Whole Family
During autumn season, more and more people visit Branson not only because they like to watch world famous entertainment shows but also because they also want to experience exciting Branson hiking trails. Hiking in Branson is the most fascinating way to enjoy nature as you will be able to see changing colors of foliage in the wildlife. Try to experience with your family some of Branson Hiking Trails that include Table Rock Lakeshore Trail, Busiek State Forest, Bull Shoals Hiking Trail, Branson Landing Riverwalk, and Dogwood Canyon Nature Park.
Table Rock Lakeshore Trail is a unique trail along the lake that connects to the Dewey Short Visitor Center. The 2.2 miles stretch of the trail allows visitors to see the delightful colors of the natural scenery around the Ozark mountains. The trail gives hikers a chance to view the beautiful Table Rock Lake. The trail stretches to the Table Rock State Park that offers many additional recreational activities.
The Busiek State Forest and Wildlife Conservation Area is a large hiking trail located 15 minutes north of Branson. This steep, rocky, and forested hills of hiking trail covers an area of 2,505 acres. Busiek State Forest offers two trail systems. The first trail system has a distance of 10 miles east and the other trail system has a distance of 8 miles west. These hiking trail systems can also be used for mountain biking and horseback riding.
Bull Shoals Hiking Trail located in Lakeview Park is the only hiking trail around the Bull Shoals Lake. This hiking trail is rated moderately difficult with a distance of 3 miles round trip. Bull Shoals State Park has also two hiking trails. The first hiking trail is the Big Bluff Trail that boasts a beautiful view of the White River below Bull Shoals Dam. It stretches only 1.5 miles long and rated as easy. The second hiking trail is the Lakeside Trail that has a distance of only 1 mile, it spans along the shores of Bull Shoals Lake and rated also as easy.
Branson Landing Riverwalk located along the Taneycomo lakefront is popular for walking on the lakeside. This paved hiking trail stretches one mile and a half located near the vibrant town square. In the town square, you can see the $7.5 million spectacular fountain show in Branson Landing that features the merging of water, fire, music, and light.
Another paved trail covering 6 miles of flat land is Dogwood Canyon Nature Park. In this paved hiking trail, you can see beautiful limestone bluffs and tumbling waterfalls over bridges made with hand-crafted wrought iron. As you pass the bridge, you can see rainbow trout swim in crystal clear waters. You can also see a variety of native wildlife species if you take a complete hiking trail in the park.
If you want to enjoy a healthy hiking trails with your family this autumn season, come to Branson and get the chance to see the beautiful changing of delightful colors of foliage in the wildlife.
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