Thing to Do

Blue Spring Trail

a deep dark blue spring at the bottom of a cliff of gray rock
Blue Spring will never disappoint in its beauty.

NPS Photo

1 mile round trip. This easy to moderate hike may be accessed at Powder Mill or from the picnic area at the Blue Spring Trailhead & Picnic Area. The trail skirts the bottomland riparian forest along the Current River between Powder Mill and the Blue Spring State Natural Area---where the trail parallels the spring branch out to Blue SpringAs the name of this spring indicates---Blue Spring is deemed the "bluest" spring in Missouri and at a depth of around 300 feet---it is Missouri's deepest.
Pets must remain on a 6ft leash. 
Entrance fees may apply, see Fees & Passes information.
Accessibility Information
Uneven trail surfaces and steep inclines make this trail inaccessible to wheelchairs. 

Ozark National Scenic Riverways


Last updated: January 26, 2021