Anita B. Gorman Trail is 1.9 miles in length and is accessible from Collins Road to the north and from Crows Creek Boat Ramp area to the south. In 2007, this trail was re-named after former Missouri Department of Conservation Commissioner, Anita B. Gorman, for her active involvement with the Smithville Grassland Revitalization Project and her long-time support of wildlife habitat restoration. Anita B. Gorman Trail follows the shoreline of the main lake channel through predominately hardwood forest. Features along this trail include relatively consistent grade, borders 25 acres of grassland restoration, a covered shelter with picnic tables, and access to the more primitive equestrian/hiking trails.
Cabin Fever Trail is 7.0 miles in length and is accessible from Crows Creek Boat Ramp area to the north and from Access 25 at the west end of 160th Street. Cabin Fever Trail hugs the shoreline of the Crows Creek arm of Smithville Lake and is easily accessible from the Crows Creek Campground to the north. The southern half of Cabin Fever Trail follows the lake's shoreline and perimeter of Crows Creek Picnic area, a less populated area of the park. Features along this trail include numerous views of Smithville Lake and Dam, 2 lookout points with rest benches, 2 playgrounds, 6 shelters with picnic tables, 12 restroom buildings - some with drinking fountains and access to the Crows Creek Campground Outdoor Amphitheater.