Trail Detail

Ozark Highlands Trail - Western Terminus (National Recreation Trail)

Park/Rec Area: Lake Fort Smith State Park
Length: 3 - 165
Difficulty: Easy - Moderate - Strenuous

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 three miles in the park with the Ozark Highlands Trail Association managing the rest of the trail system. Waterfalls, 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, P.O. Box 4, Mountainburg, AR, 72946, 479-369-2469 lakefortsmith@arkansas.com

Warren Hollow

Park/Rec Area: Lake Fort Smith State Park
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, P.O. Box 4, Mountainburg, AR, 72946, 479-369-2469 lakefortsmith@arkansas.com