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Homestead Trail is a 3.1 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Van Buren, Arkansas that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 3.1 mi Elevation gain 341 ft Route type Loop

Dogs on leash

Kid friendly

Hiking

Mountain biking

Nature trips

Running

Forest

River

Views

Wild flowers

Wildlife

Rocky

Historic site

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faiththemonsterfreak User
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Donald Todd
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HikingMuddy

Great family hike. Not super difficult. Good for a short morning or afternoon hike.

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William Marr
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Hiking

Not much going on. But good if you just want a relaxing walk through the woods.

Shane Cassell
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HikingBugsMuddyOver grown
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Lexie Bennett
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Stephanie Nicole
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Shawna Mason
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HikingMuddyRockyScramble

Good hike, lots of uphill once you cross the creek. The creek was up today so even with the rocks we did get slightly wet feet crossing. Moderate for those with experience, but strenuous for new hikers and small children. The hike recorded ad longer than 3.1 at close to 3.7.

Dan User
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awesome trail

Karen Mosley
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Scott Cutlip
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Carlos Reyes
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Mountain bikingRocky

It’s not a trail for biking. There are a lot of rock and roots and things can get really technical. It has its fun fast parts but they don’t last long because of the rocks and roots. The trail wasn’t built for mountain biking, but if you want a rocky challenge, go for it.

Tuff Johnson
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Matthew Maruri
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Missie Carpenter
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Great hiking today. Seen 2 waterfalls and 4 snakes

Sherry Sims
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Hiking

Lots of unique features throughout! Will definitely go back and do the others - just got Homestead n today!

Michele Harris
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Hiking

Fun, easy trail. Does have a few steep places, but my daughter hiked this one with me today with her 11 month old in a back carrier. Was muddy in places, and we did have to cross a creek that was running pretty good! Trail is pretty well marked, but watch for orange arrows on rocks as well as the trail markers.

John Gibson
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Hiking

Great trail, but a few challenging places for younger kids.

Doug Neidholdt
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First to Review

Simple hike overlooking the lake and and remnants of a homestead.

Exproring Arkansas
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Jeanetta Leach
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