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Best trails in Mount Nebo State Park

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Explore the most popular trails in Mount Nebo 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.
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Mount Nebo offers panoramic views of the Arkansas River Valley and over ten miles of trails from which to enjoy them. This is a great park for mountain biking, as well as hiking. _________ HOURS: * Interpretive programs available year-round Visitor Center/Store: Open all year Jan. - Dec. Sun. - Sat. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. With the following exception: May 25 - Sept. 1 Fri. & Sat. 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. Campground/Picnic Area: Open all year Bathhouse (no heat) open March - November Cabins: Available year-round Pool: May 26 - Aug. 11 Sun. - Sat. 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Aug. 12 - Sept 3 Sat., Sun. & Labor Day 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. *The pool will close on weekdays beginning August 12. The pool will be open on weekends (Saturday and Sunday) August 17 & 18, 24 & 25 and open Labor Day weekend Sept 31, 1 & 2. For more information please call 479-229-3655. NOTE: Schedule may vary based on school openings and closings. Pool available for private parties. Tennis Courts: 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 Nebo State Park
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Top trails (4)
#1 - Mount Nebo Rim Trail
Mount Nebo State Park
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 30 m
Please note that a portion of the trail near Sunrise point and to access the waterfall has been reported closed for construction. Show more
#2 - Bench Trail
Mount Nebo State Park
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Length: 3.6 mi • Est. 1 h 42 m
Waterfall trail ending at Gum Springs. Developed by the CCC in the 1930's using only hand labor and mules, this trail passes the seasonal waterfall en route from the Waterfall Overlook to Gum SpringsShow more
#3 - Nebo Springs and Steps Trail
Mount Nebo State Park
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Length: 3 mi • Est. 1 h 34 m
A hike to Nebo Springs and down Nebo Steps. A delightful hike to moss-covered Nebo Springs begins behind the visitor center on the Rim Trail. Turn right onto the Rim Trail then down Nebo Steps (lighShow more
#4 - Summit Park Trail
Mount Nebo State Park
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 52 m
Summit Park Trail is a 1.6 mile loop trail located near Dardanelle, Arkansas that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and runningShow more