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Lake Fort Smith State Park - Day Hike Trails

Ozark Highlands Trail - Western Terminus (C-2) (National Recreation Trail)

Park/Rec Area: Lake Fort Smith State Park
Region: Ozarks
Length: 3 - 165
Difficulty: Easy - Moderate - Strenuous
Brochure: Free downloadable topo map available

Location: Eight miles north of Mountainburg on U.S. 71. Trail begins at the visitor center

Description: The western terminus of the Ozark Highlands Trail begins behind the visitor center at Lake Fort Smith State Park. The park manages the first 3 miles in the park with the Ozark Highlands Trail Assocaition managing the rest of the trail system. Water falls, ridges, and valleys are all experienced as one hikes the trail. This trail can be completed all at once taking or by breaking it up into sections. The eastern terminus is located along the Buffalo National River at the location known as Woolum, 165 miles from Lake Fort Smith State Park.

For Information: Park Superintendent, Mountainburg, AR, 72946, (479) 369-2469 lakefortsmith@arkansas.com

Warren Hollow (C-2)

Park/Rec Area: Lake Fort Smith State Park
Region: Ozarks
Length: 1 mile r/t
Time: 45 minutes
Difficulty: Easy - Moderate

Location: From Mountainburg, AR take Hwy 71 north 10 miles to the Shepherd Springs road and turn east for 2 miles to the park entrance, the trail head is located behind the visitor center

For Information: Park Superintendent, Mountainburg, AR, 72946, (479) 369-2469 lakefortsmith@arkansas.com