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Best trails in Village Creek State Park, Arkansas

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Explore the most popular trails in Village Creek 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.
Description

Miles of trails allow hikers to explore Crowley Ridge, or visitors can enjoy water recreation on two lakes, Lake Austell and Lake Dunn. Launch ramps, docks, fishing supplies, and pedal boats are available late-spring through Labor Day. Horseback riding is also popular here, with 25 miles of multi-use trails also along Crowley Ridge. There is a horse camp with 30 campsites, including water and electric hookups, asphalt parking pad, table and grill. There are horse wash bays and 66 stalls with fans. _______ HOURS: *Interpretive programs available year-round Visitor Center / Discovery Room / Store: Open all year Jan. - Dec. Sun. - Sat. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. With the following exceptions: May 24 - Sept. 1 Sun. - Thurs. 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Fri. & Sat. 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Campground/Picnic Area: Open all year Restrooms are open March - December Cabins: Available year-round Golf Course/Pro-Shop: Jan. - Dec. Sun. - Sat. 7 a.m. - DUSK Jan., Feb., Mar., Nov., and Dec. Sun. - Sat. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. **Swimming Beach: Free Swimming at beach. NO LIFEGUARD - SWIM AT YOUR OWN RISK Lake Dunn Marina: Open all year Wed. - Mon. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. *Fishing boats and pedal boats available Memorial Weekend through Labor Day Weekend only. Kayaks, canoes, and paddleboards available year-round. Tennis Courts: Open all year **Gates close at dusk. Multi-Use Recreation Area: Open all year Baseball, football fields, and tennis courts. **Gates close at dusk. Closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, noon Christmas Eve through Christmas Day.

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Map of trails in Village Creek State Park, Arkansas
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Top trails (4)
#1 - Village Creek Trail
Village Creek State Park
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 2 h 2 m
Note: As of June 16, 2020, users have reported that part of the trail is CLOSED due to storm damage. But there are other trails that lead to the lake. Please see the park's website for up to date information before visiting.Show more
#2 - Military Road Trail
Village Creek State Park
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 57 m
#3 - Big Ben Nature Trail
Village Creek State Park
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Length: 0.5 mi • Est. 13 m
#4 - Marker #20 via Equestrian Trail
Village Creek State Park
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Length: 15.3 mi • Est. 6 h 55 m
Registration at the Visitor's Center is required before using trails. For more information, please visit: https://www.arkansasstateparks.com/parks/village-creek-state-parkShow more