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Shores Lake/White Rock Loop Trail

Owner: Shores Lake/White Rock Loop Trail
Length: 14 1/2 miles
Time: 12 hours-overnight
Difficulty: Strenuous

Trailhead Location: About 14 miles north of I-40 at Mulberry off Hwy. 215

Description: This loop trail connects two of the more popular Forest Service recreation areas: Shores Lake and White Rock Mountain. It offers an excellent weekend hike up a beautiful creek drainage to the top of spectacular White Rock Mountain, and returns via another creek drainage. Camping is open along the trails; or there are campgrounds available at each end. White Rock also has cabins or a multi-person lodge available for rent. For reservations, call (501) 369-4128. Plan on spending the night on the mountain; White Rock offers one of the best spots in the state to watch the sunset. The Shores Lake Trailhead is located at the back of the Shores Lake Campground on a spur road. A portion of the trail follows the Ozark Highlands Trail. FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The Ozark Highlands Trail–Western Section Map shows a portion of the trail. This map is available from the Forest Service at the address listed, call for price.