Hawn State Park with it’s clear, sand-bottomed streams, wild areas ripe with orchids and awe-inspiring views combine to make it a place that Missourians treasure. Geology buffs love Pickle Creek for the number of exposed rock types. Hikers frequent the Whispering Pine Wild Area for its quiet trails with expansive views. Bird watchers flock to the park for its variety of birds. And there are plenty of quiet spaces for people to get away and enjoy the outdoors.
Overlook Trail: 300 ft, paved asphalt
Pickle Creek Trail: 0.7 mile, linear
Whispering Pines Trail: 9.75 miles – two loops, 6 miles and 3.75 miles.
White Oaks Trail: 3.75 miles