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#8 of 100 state parks in Arkansas

Best trails in Mount Magazine State Park

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Looking for a great trail in Mount Magazine State Park, Arkansas? AllTrails has 11 great hiking trails, forest trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 7 moderate trails in Mount Magazine State Park ranging from 1.8 to 20.1 miles and from 459 to 2,749 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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This park features Mount Magazine, Arkansas's highest mountain. There are many rare and endangered species here and tons to explore. _________ HOURS: * Interpretive programs available year-round Visitor Center: Open all year Jan. - Dec. Sun. - Sat. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Campground / Picnic Area: Open all year Restrooms open Mar. 15 - Nov. 15 Lodge / Gift Shop: Open all year Sun. - Sat. 24 hours per day Lodge Pool: Open all year Sun. - Sat. 6 a.m. - 10 p.m. Hot Tub: Open all year Sun. - Sat. 6 a.m. - 10 p.m. Restaurant: Open all year Sun. - Sat. 7 a.m. - 9 p.m. Conference Center: Open all year Closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day & noon Christmas Eve through Christmas Day

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Map of trails in Mount Magazine State Park
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Top trails (11)
#1 - North Rim, Mossback Ridge, and Greenfield Trails Loop
Mount Magazine State Park
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Length: 4.2 mi • Est. 2 h
Starting just west of the visitor center, this trail follows the north rim of the mountain to Cameron Bluff Overlook Drive. A spur connects with the western end of the Mossback Ridge Trail to create aShow more
#2 - Signal Hill Trail
Mount Magazine State Park
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 54 m
At an elevation of 2,753 feet above Mean Sea Level, Signal Hill is the highest point in Arkansas. No visit to Mount Magazine is complete without having hiked to the highest peak in Arkansas. At the toShow more
#3 - Cove Lake Trail
Mount Magazine State Park
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Length: 10.4 mi • Est. 4 h 37 m
Starting in the Cameron Bluff Campground, this trail descends over 1,500 feet to Cove Lake. Most of the trail is in the Ozark National Forest with only half of a mile in the state park boundaries. It Show more
#4 - Dripping Springs Trail
Mount Magazine State Park
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 1 h 44 m
The trailhead is located at the back of the Brown Springs picnic/camping area. You can hike the trail out and back, or take the tower road back to the main road. The distance is about the same. FalShow more
#5 - Bear Hollow Trail
Mount Magazine State Park
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Length: 5.2 mi • Est. 2 h 29 m
Bear Hollow Trail is a 5.2 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Paris, Arkansas that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hikShow more
#6 - Mount Magazine Scenic Byway
Mount Magazine State Park
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Length: 20.1 mi
Scenic drive from Paris, Arkansas to the summit of Mount Magazine State Park. Great views, trails, and other amenities.Show more
#7 - Old Lodge Trail
Mount Magazine State Park
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Length: 0.5 mi • Est. 16 m
Old Lodge Trail is a 0.5 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Paris, Arkansas that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking Show more
#8 - Will's Apple Road Trail
Mount Magazine State Park
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 25 m
Starts at the visitor Center. Along the way you will see 100+ year old rock walls and home sites. There is a small spur trail that will lead you to a swimming pool made in the 20s. The pool is locatShow more
#9 - Mossback Ridge Trail
Mount Magazine State Park
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 1 h 58 m
Named for Albert Morsbach, a settler, farmer, and teacher, this trail connects four other trails: Benefield West Loop, Greenfield, North Rim, and Signal Hill. Most of the walking is easy on top of theShow more
#10 - Greenfield Trail
Mount Magazine State Park
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 49 m
This trail starts at the picnic area and crosses the highway and the head waters to Shoal Creek. It meets the the Mossback Ridge Trail to make a loop with the North Rim Trail. The area now occupied Show more
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