Trail Detail

Louisiana Purchase Boardwalk (National Recreation Trail) Handicap Accessible

Park/Rec Area: Louisiana Purchase State Park
Length: 3/8 mile round trip
Time: 1/2 hour
Difficulty: Easy
Difficulty Comments: Wheelchair Accessible

Brochure: LOUSPURC-03.pdf

Location: South off I-40 on U.S. 49, then east 2 miles on U.S. 362 to end of road

Description: A 950-foot boardwalk leads to the beginning point from which the Louisiana Purchase was surveyed. The headwater cypress swamp is interpreted by signs and wayside exhibits along the boardwalk. This scenic walk is accessible to wheelchairs and is an excellent area for photographing scenery and wildlife. No other facilities are located at this park, except pit toilets.

For Information: Park Superintendent, AR Hwy 362, Brinkley, AR, 72049, 888-AT-PARKS louisianapurchase@arkansas.com