US Corps of Engineers Trails
Region of State Managing Agency E-Mail/Website Trail Name Location Length in Miles Description Difficulty Map Coordinates Region Biking Hiking ATV/ORV Horses Camping Brochure Time PhoneNumber
Ouachita Mountains DeGray Lake Area Corps of Engineers www.swl.usace.army.mil/index.html Arlie Moore Interpretive Trail Halfway between DeGray Dam and Bismarck on State 7, turn left at Morrison’s Store, then travel 2 miles to the trailhead.
( 729 Channel Road, Arkadelphia, AR 71923)
1.33 This trail has an interconnecting loop which allows you to cut the hike in half. The focus of the trail is the natural environment. Numbered posts correspond to a trail booklet and describe tree species, timber management and animals. Easy F-4 US Corps of Engineers No Yes No No Yes At Visitor Center 1-2 Hours 870-246-5501
Ouachita Mountains Lake Greeson Corps Office www.swl.usace.army.mil/index.html Bear Creek Cycle Trail From Little Rock take I-30 West to State Highway 8 West ,then take US Highway 70 to Lake Greeson.
(Route 1 Highway 19N ,Murfreesboro,AR 71958)
31 The trail terrain consists of rocky hills with beautiful pine forests and colorful hardwood covered bottoms along the shore of Lake Greeson . Moderate F-3 US Corps of Engineers Yes Yes Yes No No At Above Address Varies 870-285-2151
Gulf Coastal Plain Lake Millwood Corps Office www.swl.usace.army.mil/index.htm Beards Lake Trail (1528 Highway 32 East, Ashdown, AR 71822) 0.2 Beards Lake Trail is a self guided interpretive arboretum trail and watchable wildlife boardwalk. Numerous species of wildlife can be seen here, including alligator, deer, woodduck, squirrel, and many others. With over 309 species of birds reported within a 7.5 mile area this is known as one of the best birding sites in Arkansas Easy G-2 US Corps of Engineers No Yes No No No None 15-30 Minutes 870-898-3343
Ozark Mountains Beaver Lake Area Corps www.swl.usace.army.mil/index.html Bench Rock Nature Trail This trail is located six miles north of Rogers on U.S. 62, then south on Indian Creek Park Road for 5 1/2 miles.

(2260 North 2nd, Rogers, AR 72756)
1.33 Approximately half the length of the Bench Rock Trail leads you along the top of a bluff which provides many panoramic views of Beaver Lake. A couple of rest benches and plant identification tags are provided. An interpretive panel describes an overhanging rock bluff as typical shelter used by primitive bluff-dwelling Native Americans. At its midpoint the trail turns back, following an abandoned road below the bluff. Here is an area of hardwood trees, shrubs and wildflowers. Easy-Moderate A-2 US Corps of Engineers No Yes No No No At Visitor Center 1 Hour 501-636-1210
Arkansas River Valley Lake Dardanelle Area Corps Office www.swl.usace.army.mil/index.html Bona Dea Trails(NRT) South side of State 326 — turn right on State 326 immediately after crossing south over I-40 on State 7.
(P.O. Box 1087, Russellville, AR 72801)
5.5 This hard-surfaced loop trail was designed as a jogging/fitness trail; however, it is excellent for easy walking through the Prairie Creek floodplain. Birds and wildlife are very prevalent, and feeding stations and benches are located along the way. The trail has interconnecting loops permitting hikes as short as 1/2 mile or as long as 5 1/2 miles. Wheelchair Accessible/Easy D-4 US Corps of Engineers No Yes No No No At Arkansas River Visitor Center 1/2 - 4 Hours 501-968-5008
Arkansas River Valley Lake Dardanelle Area Corps Office www.swl.usace.army.mil/index.html Bridge Rock Trail 2 miles north of New Blaine on State 197

(P.O. Box 1087, Russellville, AR 72801)
1 This self-guiding trail winds through a dense hardwood forest on a northwestern slope overlooking the Shoal Creek arm of Lake Dardanelle. It incorporates three routes of increasing length and difficulty, offering a variety of plant life and geology. Moderate D-3 US Corps of Engineers No Yes No No No At Arkansas River Visitor Center 1/2 - 1 Hour 501-362-2416
Ouachita Mountains Lake Greeson Corps Office www.swl.usace.army.mil/index.html Cinnabar Mine Nature Trail Route 1 Highway 19 North, Murfreesboro, AR 71958 0.75 A nature trail that covers the area where in the 1930's and 40's there was a booming minig operation. The area has recovered and offers a nice short hike from the Parker Creek Recreation Area. Easy F-3 US Corps of Engineers No Yes No No No None 1 Hour 870-285-2151
Ozark Mountains Bull Shoals Lake Area Corps Office www.swl.usace.army.mil/index.html Dogwood Trail North of the community of Lakeview on State 178

(PO Box 2070 Mountain Home , AR 72654)
3 This trail begins in Lakeview Park and winds through the hardwood forest of the Ozark Plateau. Scenic overlooks along the trail feature spectacular views of Bull Shoals Lake. Easy A-5 US Corps of Engineers No Yes No No No At Visitor Center 2-3 Hours 870-425-2700
Ouachita Mountains Nimrod Lake Corps Office www.swl.usace.army.mil/index.html Forest Hills Trail Nimrod-Blue Mountain Project Office, HC 68 Box 604, Plainview, AR 72857 1.5 The trailhead starts on the south side of Nimrod Dam and meanders through the wooded hills and valleys. Along the trail, there are 18 points of interest, which are explained in the trail guide. These points of interest range from trees to vegetation to history of the area. Along the trail, you will cross a foot bridge, be able to view the dam from the hill above, and see the Highway 7 Fourche River bridge from a scenic bluff above the river. Benches are placed along the trail in strategic locations so visitors may sit and enjoy the beauty and peacefulness of nature. Easy-Moderate E-4 US Corps of Enginners No Yes No No No Available at Corps office and trailhead 1-2 Hours 501-272-4324
Mississippi Delta Merrisachm Lake Area Corps Office www.swl.usace.army.mil/index.html Merrisach Lake Trail Take State 1 south from DeWitt to the junction of State 44; turn east and follow 44 to the park.
(P.O. Box 7835, Pine Bluff, AR 71611)
2 This trail features great wildlife sightseeing. Fall is a fine time to view the color of the bottomland hardwoods and to see deer, many varieties of ducks and other small game. An observation blind is available for wildlife photographers. Easy G-7 US Corps of Engineers No Yes No No No None 1 1/2 Hours 870-534-0451
Ozark Mountains Greers Ferry Lake Area Corps Office www.swl.usace.army.mil/index.html Mossy Bluff/Buckeye Trail (NRT) Heber Springs, just off State 25 on the west end of the Greers Ferry Dam
(700 Heber Springs Road North, Heber Springs, AR 72543.)
0.5 Downstream from the dam, this trail meanders along a bluff overlooking the Little Red River and fish hatchery. The trail is mostly level, except at each end, where mossy bluffs are crossed by flights of stairs. The trail provides excellent views from an overlook shelter of the Greers Ferry dam and lake, in addition to the river valley.
The Buckeye Trail was constructed in conjunction with the Mossy Bluff Trail to provide a quality trail experience for persons who are not physically able to negotiate the more difficult areas. Displays are provided alongside these trails for interpretation of interesting natural features.
Easy/ Portion is Wheelchair Accessible C-6 US Corps of Engineers No Yes No No Yes At Visitor Center 3/4 Hour 501-362-2416
Ozark Mountains Beaver Lake Area Corps Office www.swl.usace.army.mil/index.html Natural Sidewalk Nature Trail This trail is located six miles north of Rogers on U.S. 62, then south on Indian Creek Park Road for 5 1/2 miles.

(2260 North 2nd, Rogers, AR 72756)
0.5 About half the length of this 2,400-foot trail lies along a shelf cut by nature in a limestone bluff rising from the waters of the lake. The trail leads you along the shoreline under the overhanging bluffs. Here you will find scenic beauty and interesting geologic formations. A number of the gnarled cedars are several hundred years old. There is a beautiful scenic overlook on top of the bluff. Easy A-2 US Corps of Engineers No Yes No No Yes At Visitor Center 1/2 Hour 501-363-1210
Ozark Mountains Norfork Lake Corps of Engineers www.swl.usace.army.mil/index.html Norfork Lake Trail Take highway 5 south out of Mountain Home to the community of Salesville. Turn east on Highway 177 and go about 2 miles to the picnic area and turn left onto the road that goes to the marina, and the parking lot is just on the left.The trail can also be accessed at the Georges Cove Park and at the Tracy lake access

(PO Box 2070, Mountain Home, AR 72654)
13.5 This is the first stretch of the Norfork Lake section of the Trans-Ozarks Trail to be built. This trail system will someday connect the Ozark Highlands Trail, parts of the Buffalo River Trail, a new trail across the Sylamore District of the Ozark National Forest, and this Norfork Lake Trail,

with the Ozark Trail that will someday run across Missouri. This will create a connected trail system of nearly 1,000 miles! The Norfork Lake Trail will eventually be 84 miles long. A 5.2-mile stretch, which begins at the dam and runs along the lake shore, was built in 1993. Another 4 miles were built in 1994. The trail now extends north to County Road 1028.
Moderate-Strenuous A-5 US Corps of Engineers No Yes No No No None 7 Hours one way 870-425-2700
Arkansas River Valley Ozark Lake Manager www.swl.usace.army.mil/index.html River Bluff Nature Trail 2 miles east of Ozark on U.S. 64, then right 1 mile on access road to Ozark Lake Project Office and Lock and Dam; then right on paved park access road
(Route 1, Box 267X, Ozark, AR 72949)
1 This self-guided trail is much as it was before man settled this country. Beginning atop the high bluffs overlooking Ozark Lake, it winds its way down to their base. The trail then makes its way along the forest floor before traveling to the overlook shelter at the top of the bluffs. From the overlook you have a view of the river as it begins its journey through Arkansas. Enjoy the displays at the overlook describing the history of the area. Moderate C-2 US Corps of Engineers No Yes No No No By Written Request at Above Address 1 Hour 501-667-2129
Ozark Mountains Norfork Lake Area Corps Office www.swl.usace.army.mil/index.html Robinson Point Trail (NRT) 9 miles east of Mountain Home on U.S. 62, then 2 1/2 miles south on paved access road
(P.O. Box 2070, Mountain Home, AR 72654)
3.33 This scenic trail follows the shores and bluffs of Norfork Lake. Your camera should be required equipment, for you will likely want to capture scenes of wildflowers, fall foliage, and breathtaking views of the Ozark Mountains and Lake Norfork. The end of the trail is a short loop atop Robinson Point, a high bluff overlooking one of the largest sections of Lake Norfork. The trail begins at the sign near the entrance gate of Robinson Point Park. Moderate-Strenuous A-5 US Corps of Engineers No Yes No No No At Visitor Center 3 1/2 Hours 870-425-2700
Ozark Mountains Greers Ferry Lake Area Corps Office www.swl.usace.army.mil/index.html Sugar Loaf Mountain Nature Trail This trail is located on an island in Greers Ferry Lake. It is accessible by boat from State 327 at Sugarloaf Recreation Area on the south and State 330 at Van Buren Recreation Area on the north.

(700 Heber Springs Road North, Heber Springs, AR 72543.
2 This trail affords spectacular views of Greers Ferry Lake and the surrounding countryside. The summit, 540 feet above the lake, overlooks the pines and hardwoods growing on the island where this trail is located. Moderate-Strenuous C-5 US Corps of Engineers No Yes No No Yes At Visitor Center 2 Hours 501-362-2416
Arkansas River Valley Toad Suck Ferry Corps Office www.swl.usace.army.mil/index.html Tollantusky Trail (NRT) Exit off I-40 at Conway and go 3 miles west on U.S. 64 to State 319.
(Lake Manager, 6298 Hwy 60 West, Conway, AR 72032)
1.5 The Tollantusky Trail is located along the Arkansas River in the historic Cadron Settlement. The trail begins just west of the entrance parking lot and loops back to its starting point. This historic trail interprets Arkansas and its settlers in the early 1800s. A short section of the trail is designed to be barrier free. This section begins up the hill from the trailhead and travels along the ridge to a point overlooking the Arkansas River. Easy/Portion Wheelchair Accessible D-5 US Corps of Engineers No Yes No No No By Wriiten Request at Above Address 1 Hour 501-329-2986
Arkansas River Valley Blue Mountain Lake Area Corps Office www.swl.usace.army.mil/index.html Tower Heights Trail 3 miles south of Waveland on paved road located below the dam on the Petit Jean River

(Rt. 1, Box 173-AA, Waveland, AR 72842)
1 A trip down the trail begins near the park entrance complex. This rustic trail travels one mile through the forest along a ridge overlooking Blue Mountain Lake. If you are interested in a guided tour of the trail or would like more park information, please contact the park ranger at the address listed. Easy D-3 US Corps of Engineers No Yes No No Yes At Ranger Office Address Above 3/4 Hour 501-947-2372