As Branson is known far and wide as home to world-class live entertainment show, popular vacation destination, and shoppers’ paradise, it is also a great place to enjoy an invigorating winter hike on some of Branson’s trails. If you are not ready yet to warm up your body by taking an invigorating hike along the hiking trails of Branson, you might come to the idea that shopping in Branson or watching live performances might be the first thing you want to do. But with the mild temperature in Branson during winter, many of the visitors want to experience an exciting hiking adventures aside from shopping in Branson.
Taking an invigorating hike in Branson during winter is the most fascinating way to enjoy nature as you see many spectacular sceneries such as the snow-covered plants and trees and freezing streams. During winter season, you surely can experience a wholesome fun and excitement with your family at some of Branson trails that include Chinquapin Trail, Table Rock Lakeshore Trail, Bull Shoals State Park, and Branson Landing Riverwalk.
Chinquapin Trail at Table Rock State Park is a one and a half miles trail which offers a natural surface trail. This trail is accessible to many points in the park, including campground, park office, amphitheater and Table Rock Lakeshore Trail. Chinquapin Trail is relatively flat yet offers a vast sampling of woodlands and glades. This trail features a glade near the trailhead and dry woodland to the east. The glade area offers an array of native grasses that help support many native animals in the area. In this trail, you may experience mud, dirt, gravel, shifting rocks, vegetation on trail, stone steps, and bridge or structural crossings.
Another beautiful trail in Branson is the 2.2 miles long Table Rock Lakeshore Trail which connects to the Dewey Short Visitor Center. Visitors taking an exciting hike on this trail will have a picturesque view of the redbud trees and dogwood. The trail also connects to the Table Rock State Park where you can also enjoy great outdoor adventures. On your way to the park you can have a glimpse of the spectacular Table Rock Lake.
The Bull Shoals State Park in Bull Shoals Lake boasts two hiking trails. The Big Bluff Trail is the one where you can have a panoramic view of the White River below Bull Shoals Dam. This trail is only 1.5 miles long and rated as easy. Lakeside Trail is another hiking trail in the state park and rated also as easy.
If you enjoy scenic sidewalk along the lakefront of Lake Taneycomo, take a leisurely hike at Branson Landing Riverwalk. This one a half mile paved trail along the riverwalk allows you to see a vibrant town square that features $7.5 million spectacular fountain show of fire, water, music, and light.
So, if you want to enjoy a fascinating vacation experience in the Ozarks other than shopping in Branson, take an invigorating hike along the hiking trails of Branson.
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