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Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park - Day Hike Trails

KnappTrail (E-6) Handicap Accessible

Park/Rec Area: Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park
Region: Delta
Length: 8/10 mile
Time: 3/4 hour
Difficulty: Easy
Brochure: Available at visitor center

Location: From Little Rock, take Exit #7 off I-440 and go nine miles southeast on U.S. 165

Description: This fully-accessible self-guided trail and boardwalk leads visitors through this pre-historic Indian site. See three of the 18 mounds that once stood within the site's earthen embankment. A self-guided tour brochure describes this archeological site inhabited by Native Americans over a thousand years ago.

For Information: Park Superintendent, 490 Toltec Mounds Road, Scott, AR, 72142, (501) 961-9442 toltecmounds@arkansas.com

Plum Bayou Trail (E-6)

Park/Rec Area: Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park
Region: Delta
Length: 1.5 miles
Time: 1.25 hours
Difficulty: Easy
Brochure: A self-guided brochure describing the trail is available at the visitor center

Location: From Little Rock, take Exit #7 off I-440 and go nine miles southeast on U.S. 165

Description: This level turf trail follows the contour of the now destroyed earthen embankment wall and ditch around the northern half of the site. It joins the Knapp Trail for the boardwalk overlooking Mound Lake, an oxbow of the Arkansas River. It diverges from the Knapp Trail for a closer look and the surviving section of the embankment wall and one of the barrow pits where Native Americans dug the soil to build these mounds 1,000 years ago.

For Information: Park Superintendent, 490 Toltec Mounds Road, Scott, AR, 72142, (501) 961-9442 toltecmounds@arkansas.com