H. Roe Bartle Scout Reservation Osceola, Missouri

Type of trail: Scenic and Nature

Season: Open all year EXCEPT during deer hunting season

Approved By: Boy Scouts of America

Length of Trail: 12.5 miles, all off-road

Starting Point: Reservation Office, H. Roe Bartle Scout Reservation, near Osceola, Missouri.

Ending Point: Same as starting point.

Points of Interest:

  • Harry S. Truman Lake
  • Ozark forest
  • Rugged wildlife trail
  • Kirkland's Cabin
  • "The Point"

Overnight Camping: Yes

Campsite Facilities: Approved water supply

Trail Backpacking Camp: Yes

Trail Camp Facilities: Firewood

Requirements for Hiking Trail: Must be a registered Scout, Explorer, Venturer, or leader of the Boy Scouts of America

Groups Permitted on Trail: All Scout, Varsity Scout, Venturing, and Explorer units

Trail Maps Available: Yes        All Trails and Points of Interest Map      Osage Wilderness Trail

Trail Well Marked: Yes

Trail Marker Design: Trees marked orange paint blazes

Guides Available if Requested: No

Someone to Meet Hikers if Requested: Yes

Available Awards: Patch

Advance Time Required for Reservations: Two weeks

For More Information Contact:

H. Roe Bartle Scout Reservation
5525 NE Scout Camp Road, Osceola, MO 64776

Phone # (417) 646-8115
Fax # (417) 646-5588