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White Rock Mountain Recreation Area - Day Hike Trails

White Rock Rim Loop (C-2)

Park/Rec Area: White Rock Mountain Recreation Area
Region: Ozarks
Length: 2 miles
Time: 1 1/2 hours
Difficulty: Easy - Moderate
Brochure: Free downloadable topo map available

Additional Trail Information: Caution: This trail travels around the edge of a high bluff. Extra care should be taken in the vicinity of the bluffs.

Location: North of I-40 on Hwy. 215 at Mulberry for 14 miles to Shores Lake campground. Continue past campground on gravel road, go left at intersection with Forest Road 1003, go right at Intersection with Forest Road 1505, then continue to next right which is the entrance into the mountaintop recreation area. Trailhead is at end of road near cabins.

Description: This trail travels around the rim of the White Rock Mountain bluffline offering some of the most scenic views in the state. This area was constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s. There are three rustic cabins and a bunkhouse-type lodge available for rent. There are also two small rooms in the bottom of the lodge which are available for hikers. There are also a number of beautiful stone shelters along the trail which offer outstanding views of the surrounding countryside.

For Information: Boston Mountain Ranger District, 1803 North 18th Street, Ozark, AR, 72949, (479) 667-2191 www.fs.fed.us/oonf/ozark