DIRECTIONS
Here's an overview map to give you a general idea of the trailhead locations:

Directions to Onondaga Trailhead:

People come from all over to visit the trail, so we can't provide detailed door-to-trailhead directions for everyone. However, Google Maps probably can! You can click here, enter your starting address, and get maps and directions.

If you're familiar with the general area or are staying nearby, we've provided detailed directions from nearby towns close to the trail. Below you will find turn-by-turn directions from these selected towns to your trailhead.

From I-44, exit 214 (Leasburg)...
Head south on MO-H 7.5 mi.
Pass through Onondaga State Park and cross the Meramec River.
The official trailhead and small parking area is on the left.

From Steelville, MO...
From the junction of MO-19 / MO-8, head east on MO-8 for 5.4 mi.
Turn left at MO-E and follow for 5.8 mi.
Cross the low water bridge and continue for another 3.2 mi on Cave Rd.
The official trailhead and small parking area is on the right just before the Meramec River.

From Potosi, MO...
From the junction of MO-21 / MO-8, head west on MO-8 for 31.1 mi.
Turn right at MO-E and follow for 5.8 mi.
Cross the low water bridge and continue for another 3.2 mi on Cave Rd.
The official trailhead and small parking area is on the right just before the Meramec River.