Warsaw Riverfront & Trails
Enjoy the great outdoors in beautiful Warsaw, MO!! You can hike or bike to Bledsoe Ferry, Truman Dam, Shawnee Bend and beyond. Enjoy the gorgeous views of water and wildlife on over ten miles of family-friendly flat trails.
On the National Historic Register, The Joe Dice Swinging Bridge spans the Osage Arm of Lake of the Ozarks and is a vital part of Warsaw’s Riverfront trails system. You can also ride across Truman Dam and connect with bicycle-friendly road routes that take you on a tour of Warsaw.
The Warsaw Riverfront and trail system has continued to grow by leaps and bounds the last several years! The unique trail system that runs along the Osage Arm of Lake of the Ozarks and links 3 major parks, creating a linear park along this scenic waterfront area that has beautiful views of the Ozark Hills, bluffs, lakes, and greenways!!
Twelve miles of waterfront trails that are great for walking, running, and bicycling! Along these trails, you will find many species of waterfowl, bald eagles, deer, turkey, and more. There are areas to picnic, bird watch, or work on your nature photography! Throughout the unique trail system there are a 9 hole disc golf course, horseshoe pits, numerous picnic and play areas, an amphitheater, festival areas, a gazebo, boat launch areas, boat slips, Sports Complex, and Truman Lake Dam. There are also many peaceful areas to simply relax and enjoy the flora and fauna. If you prefer to bicycle but want to travel light there are also places to rent bikes for the day at a reasonable cost.
Additionally, the historic Joe Dice Suspension Bridge is an added historical and cultural feature. The swinging bridge was a transportation route for horses and automobiles (single lane) at one point but today is used for bicyclists and pedestrians and serves as a major link for the trail system and is the only link from one side of the waterfront to the other. The bridge is on the National Historic Registry.
This map will show you the distances and locations of each trail. If you have not visited lately, you are missing out on a great getaway!! Come visit and feel free to have fun!!!!
Visit the Outdoor Recreation page for more to explore.