Clear Creek Trail

EASY 4 reviews

Clear Creek Trail is a 3.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Fayetteville, Arkansas that features a river. The trail is good for all skill levels and primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and road biking.

DISTANCE
3.4 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
259 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

kid friendly

hiking

road biking

trail running

walking

forest

river

wild flowers

wildlife

You can get to the Creek Trail from the Lake Fayetteville Trail or the Scull Creek Trail.

hiking
1 month ago

walking
2 months ago

The "trailhead" is kinda in a weird spot, for whatever that's worth. The trail just sorta starts next to a road. No place to park and nowhere to walk up to it that isn't on a road. So, don't think that you need to start there. It's real silly. Especially since they put that new parking lot in on Gregg by the Joyce intersection. That thing is as dope as a parking lot can be.

Alright, the trail itself. For being a paved trail running through (and under) a city, it's actually pretty pleasant. The convenience of location, lots of trees everywhere , birds, and other critters running around make up for any of the slight annoyances encountered due to being in a city. Like noise pollution... or mysterious super hardcore fences topped with barbed wire that you'd think someone would care about since they went to all the trouble of putting it up but maybe they really don't care because it was knocked down and no one fixed it.

The trail dumps out at Veteran's Park (Lake Fayetteville) and gives you access to the NWA Mall. So, that's nice I guess.

All in all, it's a part of the Razorback Greenway which is a nice thing to have and it's a nice part of it at that. But it's not like it's a real nature trail. It's a very small road for people and bikes.

walking
7 months ago

Thursday, June 09, 2016