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Bull Shoals City Park Trails is a 2.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Bull Shoals, Arkansas that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 2.3 mi Elevation gain 249 ft Route type Loop
Dogs on leash Kid friendly Hiking Nature trips Walking Bird watching Views
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Five short trails form 2¼ mile interconnected loop network in Roy Danuser City Park in Bull shoals, linked to state park’s nature trail, clearly marked indicating challenge level. 1. Green loop, easy ¼ mile, unpaved but wheelchair accessible. 2. Blue loop, moderate ½ mile, gentle slopes. 3. Red loop, challenging ¾ mile, rocky ravine, slippery crossing after rain. 4. Red connector spur trail, 1/3 mile, leads to state park across Rivercliff Road. 5. State Park nature trail, easy ½ mile paved loop, ADA handicapped-accessible. The ravine loop (3) features best scenery. Usually dry, the ravine crossing is slippery or flooded after rains. You may hear a subterranean stream flowing beneath the dry creek bed by laying your ear against the bedrock. State park visitor center paved loop trail (5) is accessible by crossing Rivercliff Road crosswalk, or parking at the state park visitor center during business hours. Modern restrooms at state park visitor center, seasonal at city park. Two access trailheads and parking: Danuser City Park, and Bull Shoals White River State Park visitor center. All trails close at sunset, and cars remaining after 5 PM at the visitor center will be locked in overnight.

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Melissa Freeman
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I really enjoyed this! Very well maintained. Really pretty route. Well marked. Wish it was longer!

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Matt Pelkki
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Pretty trail through forest regenerating over old Bull Shoals Dam limestone processing site. LOTS of ticks - be sure to spray. North end of Red Trail washed a bit and very rocky - fine if you go slow. Well marked trails just need more traffic and some widening of brush and limbs. A fine place for a quiet walk. Saw lots of birds, deer, and the cicadas were in full song!

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Kristin Teply
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Annette Scoggin
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Annette Scoggin
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