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Lakeside Forest Wilderness Area

Fall Creek Road, 2 blocks south of Highway 76, near Dixie Stampede, entrance on left., Branson, MO
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Great hidden hike right in town!

We wanted to walk off some of the big meals & Hurt's donuts we were eating in Branson ... found... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Lindey L
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Great hiking so close to Branson

The Wilderness trail takes you down a really steep slope down to the river bottom, and then the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
DEREK K
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  • Average4%
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Fall Creek Road, 2 blocks south of Highway 76, near Dixie Stampede, entrance on left., Branson, MO
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We wanted to walk off some of the big meals & Hurt's donuts we were eating in Branson ... found this great trail near our condo. The views are great! The grotto was dry because no rain but still neat to see at the end...More

Thank Lindey L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Wilderness trail takes you down a really steep slope down to the river bottom, and then the trail at the foot of the cliffs is amazing. Not a long hike, but certainly challenging!!

Thank DEREK K
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Very scenic, beautiful views. Not what I was expecting to see while visiting Branson. Trails need some work and need to be marked better. Overall a nice hike for the family.

Thank Aleutis
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We really enjoyed our hike here. Looked at the map posted near the parking lot and decided our route, however the actual trail did not match what the map showed. We met a couple of groups who were confused as well - even one family...More

Thank Swilcan
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Hiked this area while in Branson last week. Very nice woods trails close to town. Very steep steps down to lake/river. Really mapped out nicely.

Thank MPLSMN2015
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Vacationing with my brother and SIL, and we like to try to stay active. The cooler September weather made for ideal hiking, so we did some research and chose to visit Lakeside Forest Wilderness Area. These trails are not marked nearly as well as the...More

1  Thank Stanbro81
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This area has walking trails, a lake with a beaver dam, a sun and a shade shade Wildflower Garden, and lots of trees and mushrooms. If you're lucky during the summer, John will be giving his tour at 9:30 on Wednesday morning. He's a retired...More

Thank CultureTrips
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We loved this place for hiking. Unfortunately we were there on a very hot and humid day, so we did not stay more than a couple of hours. The trails are well marked and vary from easy to strenuous. The markings will also indicate the...More

Thank aandmrun
Reviewed 14 August 2017

a beautiful place to walk around with some great views of the mountains and scenery surrounding Branson. The trails are pretty well marked

Thank scott c
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Perfect weather, beautiful trails and lots of great trees! My family and I enjoy hammocking and we found a nice shaded spot and set up! Napped for about 3 hours!

Thank Lindsey J
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Misty Q
15 September 2017|
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Response from OurStoryTime |
There is a small parking area by the trailhead, with picnic tables and restrooms.
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Marcia H
27 August 2017|
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Response from OurStoryTime |
Yes. It states at the trailhead that dogs are welcome but must be on leash.
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clynchdale
2 May 2017|
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Response from 233LisaH233 |
Yes, but it's tiny. A climbing rock, some fake tree stumps and crawl-through tunnel. No swings or slides.
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