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Frank Russell Campground

Near: PerryMo (Weather)
Number of
4 Total
60 Difficulty: More Difficult Trail
Trail Description Mark Twain Lake offers two trail systems: Lick Creek and Joanna Trail. Users include hikers, bikers, equestrian riders, backpack campers, birders and hunters. Lick Creek Trail - An 8-mile multipurpose trail located off Route J across from the Ray Behrens entrance extending to the Duane Wheeland Recreation Area. Joanna Trail - A multipurpose trail containing three loops: Prairie Loop (4 miles), Log Cabin Loop (11 miles), and Pioneer Loop (5 miles), all of which comprise a 32-mile scenic trail with trailheads at the John F. Spalding Boat Ramp entrance and Hunter/Fisherman 11 and 1
Best Time to Visit Spring, Summer
Times to Avoid WHen lake is high
Campground Frank Russell equine side has seven sites with paved pads. Each site has a picnic table, fire grill, and electric hookup and pipe hitch post. The covered stalls are first come first serve. Very nice horse camp and good trail system updated in 2016 with a gov. grant. Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Human Facilities: Horse Facilities: Operated by: Contact: Additional Information
Shower, toilet, water Tie up, stall US Government
US Army Corps of Engineers
Monroe City, Mo 63456-9359
Directions From Hannibal - Hwy 36 west 17 miles to Hwy J, south 9 miles. From Monroe City - Hwy 36 east 3 miles to Hwy J, south 9 miles. From Paris - Hwy 154 east 20 miles to Hwy J (Perry), north 10 miles. From Perry - Hwy J north 10 miles.
This information was provided by ta on 4/17/2017 10:06:55 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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