Equestrian usage abounds at Wappapello Lake area, whether you are using 31 miles of the Ozark Trail or riding one of the existing old road beds or adjacent trails located at Lake Wappapello State Park, Highway 172, or University forest.
Wappapello Lake offers naturalists a variety of scenic trail experiences. Whether you want to take in views of the lake and wildlife on a leisurely stroll or backpack in a primitive setting on a vigorous hike, there are great trails you can use to explore our beautiful woodland areas. Pine Ridge, Lost Creek and Johnson Tract Trails are part of the National Trails System. Greenville Historic Walk, "Memory Lane", is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and the Ozark Trail is part of a 500-mile trail system. Lake Wappapello State Park also provides backpacking and hiking trails.