Arkansas Mt. Trail is a 12 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Carbondale, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from June until October.
Directions from Carbondale: Travel south on Hwy. 133 for 25 miles past Carbondale to the Marble turnoff. Turn east on to County Road 3 to Marble. Travel through Marble and past Beaver Lake for approximately one mile to a junction in the road. Take road #315 to the left for about 3 1/2 miles. As the road starts to descend you will see a steep road to the left beside a small stream, take the left turn to the trailhead. The road from Marble is four-wheel drive. CAUTION: Road is hazardous when wet. Walk about 1 mile up Silver Creek Pass Trail to Arkansas Mt. Trail on the left.