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#4 of 100 state parks in Arkansas

Best trails in Pinnacle Mountain State Park

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Looking for a great trail in Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Arkansas? AllTrails has 11 great hiking trails, trail running trails, forest 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 6 moderate trails in Pinnacle Mountain State Park ranging from 1.5 to 9.2 miles and from 255 to 1,003 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Arkansas's first state park, is dedicated to environmental education, recreation, and preservation. It is a day-use park only. Its main feature is Pinnacle Mountain, a peak that towers above the Big Maumelle and Little Maumelle Rivers. There is great hiking here and the east portion of the park features mountain biking as well. _______ HOURS: * Interpretive programs available year-round. Visitor Center: Open all year Jan. - Dec. Sun. - Sat. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Launch Ramp/Picnic Area/Arboretum: Open all year Jan. - Dec. Sun. - Sat. 6:30 - One hour after sunset NOTE: Heated restrooms are open year round. Park gate are closed one hour after sunset. Closing times will be posted and will vary if pavilion rentals or special events are in progress.

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Map of trails in Pinnacle Mountain State Park
Park information
Acreage:
2,356 acres
Park hours
Monday
8:00 am - dusk
Tuesday
8:00 am - dusk
Wednesday
8:00 am - dusk
Thursday
8:00 am - dusk
Friday
8:00 am - dusk
Saturday
8:00 am - dusk
Sunday
8:00 am - dusk
Contact
501-868-5806
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Top trails (11)
#1 - Pinnacle Mountain West Summit Trail
Pinnacle Mountain State Park
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 30 m
Pinnacle Mountain West Summit Trail is a 1.5 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Little Rock, Arkansas that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is pShow more
#2 - Pinnacle Mountain East Summit Trail
Pinnacle Mountain State Park
hardYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(350)
Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 57 m
Pinnacle Mountain East Summit Trail is a 1.2 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Little Rock, Arkansas that features a great forest setting and is only recommended for very experieShow more
#3 - Ouachita National Recreation Trail
Pinnacle Mountain State Park
hardYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(178)
Length: 213.9 mi • Est. Multi-day
Ouachita National Recreation Trail is a 213.9 mile heavily trafficked point-to-point trail located near Roland, Arkansas that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of acShow more
#4 - Rocky Valley Trail/East Quarry Spur
Pinnacle Mountain State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(266)
Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 31 m
This particular trail starts at a small quarry pond that offers paddle boats and two scenic views that overlook the Arkansas River on the Trail head side and at the turn around point if you continue pShow more
#5 - Pinnacle Mountain Base Trail Loop
Pinnacle Mountain State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(291)
Length: 3 mi • Est. 1 h 22 m
Pinnacle Mountain Base Trail Loop is a 3 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Little Rock, Arkansas that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, wShow more
#6 - Pinnacle Base Loop to East Summit to West Summit
Pinnacle Mountain State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(54)
Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 1 h 26 m
Pinnacle Base Loop to East Summit to West Summit is a 2.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Little Rock, Arkansas that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trShow more
#7 - Arkansas Arboretum Trail
Pinnacle Mountain State Park
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(47)
Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 16 m
The Arkansas Arboretum Trail is located near the center of Pinnacle Mountain State Park within the 80-acre Arkansas Arboretum. This 3/4-mile long, paved barrier free walking trail only, is dedicated Show more
#8 - Kingfisher Trail
Pinnacle Mountain State Park
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(53)
Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 15 m
This hard-surfaced loop trail winds through the floodplain of the Little Maumelle River. Unique plants, wildflowers, animals and birds can be seen here. Along the river, large cypress trees filter sunShow more
#9 - Lake Maumelle via Ouachita National Trail
Pinnacle Mountain State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(19)
Length: 9.2 mi • Est. 4 h 14 m
Lake Maumelle via Ouachita National Trail is a 9.2 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Little Rock, Arkansas that features a river. The trail is rated as moderate and is primarily Show more
#10 - Jackfork Mountain Bike Trail
Pinnacle Mountain State Park
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(39)
Length: 4.9 mi • Est. 2 h 19 m
Jackfork Mountain Bike Trail is a 4.9 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Little Rock, Arkansas that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity optionShow more
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