If you are looking to take a breathtakingly beautiful hike this spring then don't leave the Show-Me State of Missouri, here is the hike that Yelp experts say is one of the top 5 in the entire country...

According to the experts at Yelp, hiking through Castlewood State Park in Ballwin, Missouri is the 4th best hike you can take in the US to celebrate Earth Month (aka April).

Why is Castlewood State Park worthy of being ranked so high on this list? In the article, they say "Located in St. Louis County, a short drive out of the city, this is a popular park with trails ranging from beginner to advanced. Take in the expansive views of the tree-lined Meramec River while the kids enjoy splashing around in the creek. Enjoy a post-hike picnic at one of the picnic shelters or on the grass." To see the complete list of the best places in the US to take a hike this Earth Month, click here!

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More about Castlewood State Park

According to the Missouri State Parks website, Castlewood State Park used to be the place that wealthy St. Louis residents used to escape to in the summer months for elaborate parties, and besides the hiking, there are great fishing spots across the park, for more information click here!

This is a great shoutout from Yelp, of all of the state parks and places to take a hike in the entire US to be chosen as one of the top 5 spots is great publicity for Castlewood State Park. Have you taken a hike there before?

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