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Crows Creek Campground

Near: SmithvilleMO (Weather)
Number of
2 Total
26 Difficulty: Easy Trail
Trail Description Smithville Lake offers 26 miles of horse/primitive hiking trails on the southeast side of the lake. The trail begins at Crows Creek Campground and ends in Arley, Missouri. The area features a mix of rolling and flat terrain with many creek crossings. Fields of native warm-season grasses, wildflowers and row crops are scattered among the timbered areas. Orange indicators mark the shoreline trail and white indicators mark the boundary trail. Lettered locator posts have been placed along the trail to help riders reference their location on the map. The trails east of Collins Road are located within Public Hunting Areas. Please use caution during hunting seasons.
Best Time to Visit Fall, Spring
Times to Avoid The heat of summer
Campground Loop A at Crows Creek Camground offers electric and electric/water camping sites for equestrians. Restrooms, showers, laundry and water hydrants are conveniently located. there are also 20 roomy stalls for horses.
Human Facilities: Horse Facilities: Operated by: Contact: Additional Information
Elect, shower, toilet, water stalls, water Clay County Parks Office
(816) 407-3400

17201 Paradesian
Smithville, MO 64089
Directions Located between Smithville to the West (Hwy 169) and Kearney to the East (I-35) and Hwy 92 to the South. Drive west from Kearney or east from Smithville on 92 Hwy to “E” Hwy. Turn north on “E” and follows signs to Crow's Creek Park. At the stop sign in the park turn left and go to the campground.
This information was provided by Yes on 6/26/2017 4:13:56 PM

Notes on Difficulty Rating:  
(Gently sloping or level terrain; trails are groomed or wide open; shallow or no creek crossings. ) 
 More Difficult (Moderate hills over consistent surface; possibly some narrow trails and short steeper slopes) 
 Rigorous (Easy to More Difficult for rider but physically challenging for horse such as on a level surface through deep sand) 
 Challenging (Possible rocky, uneven surface, steep slopes, uncleared trails, faster flowing streams and other obstacles that lead to more difficult riding for rider and horse)

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