Explore the most popular trail running trails in Mount Magazine State Park with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.

2 days ago

Walked this a couple years ago while visiting for a wedding. Makes for a very easy walk from the lodge to the peak mainly just to say you’ve done it. Saw some wild life along the way.

10 days ago

Pretty forest and mice skort trail, wish there was a scenic lookout at the end of trail. Good to do once.

This is a fairly easy trail. You can hike down to Buchman's pool. It's the remnants of a swimming pool which was cool to see. Only the walls remain. It does take some effort to come back up from the pool. Enjoyed it in the afternoon.

It's a beautiful trail. Very peaceful in the morning. Saw deer twice!

Interesting and fairly easy for the novice hiker.

Nice walk, not many views however.

No view at the top, but it was a nice morning hike.

2 months ago

Love the views from the Lodge, the trail was nice. Took my time and enjoyed the plants and greenery.

4 months ago

Super easy trail with a wooded view. Always cool to visit a high point but if you're looking for a good view, check out the balcony at the lodge! Beautiful park though, highly recommend taking the North Rim Trail and connecting to Signal hill then hopping on the Mossback Trail to connect back to the Visitor Center.


6 months ago

This is relatively easy trail, which we accessed from the south side near the State Park lodge parking area. There is another trail head on the north end near the Cameron Bluff Camping area.

We did it yesterday! Beautiful scenery!!

9 months ago

Great short trail. Not much for views but good nonetheless. Easy.

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10 months ago

Not a difficult trail, but great views of the valley. The pic that I snapped was one of my favorites!

Loved this trail! We walked out to the towers on the west side of the mountain and watched the sunset. There's a fire tower out there and several nice places to watch the sunset or stars or meteor showers. The best views from the bluffs are on off-site trails that aren't marked, but are visible if you're watching for them.

on Signal Hill Trail

11 months ago

Easy trail, quick payoff. :)

Beautiful hike but expected a little more to see.

11 months ago

my favorite trail on mt magazine

11 months ago

one of the 50 state high points, nice and easy trail to reach the summit

11 months ago

Nice hiking trail with a neat stop at the highest point in Arkansas.

Sunday, April 16, 2017

The trail itself isn't bad. The destination is underwhelming, though.

Nice but not very scenic.

Monday, February 13, 2017

a great nature trail if you know to expect a short leisure hike. well maintained summit.

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Mind blowing! Love Arkansas! Can't wait to take my friends, and family!

Sunday, November 06, 2016

No view, and the trail maps at the head and summit are less than helpful. To make it a loop, you end up having to walk quite a ways along the road. Consider doing this one out and back unless you are confident about where the loop will take you.

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Very nice trail. Well blazed and cleared nicely. Camped between the 5 and 6 mile marker. Very good spot. A hike that can be done in a day, or take your time and do an overnighter like I did.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Nice trail. Best spot to camp, if hiking from top to bottom, is about .6 miles from second parking area. Great view of the stars, nice fire ring, and great flat spots near the edge for your tent/hammock. Be diligent with your bug spray and try to go before/after tick season.

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