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Peak Trail

Intermediate

Trail

0.6 mile 0.9 kilometer point to point
77% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 332' 101 m
Descent: -7' -2 m
High: 1,023' 312 m
Low: 691' 211 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 11% (6°)
Max Grade: 23% (13°)

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Map Key

Steep, paved beginning; otherwise, well groomed fine gravel (similar to shoulder mix), 3'-4' wide.

Ralph Palmer

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Hot Spring · River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

Nice, fairly easy trail through mostly deciduous woods. It's steep at the beginning, but paved for the steep section. Above the steep section, it's well groomed, small gravel. Most of the trail is about 3 to 4 feet wide, although it's much wider near the top, after it crosses the Hot Springs Mountain Trail. Look for white blazes until it crosses the road and the Hot Springs Mountain Trail, where the blazes are blue. The trail ends at the Hot Springs Mountain Tower, with beautiful views of the Ouachita Mountains.

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Land Manager: NPS - Hot Springs

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Mar 10, 2018
Eddy Allen
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Trail Ratings

  3.6 from 10 votes

#9747

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Trail Rankings

#162

in Arkansas

#9,747

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This is a view of the trail from the top of the tower. You can see it extending from the left hand side down the hill.
Feb 16, 2020 near Hot Spr…, AR
Hot Springs, AR
Dec 7, 2017 near Hot Spr…, AR
The trail levels out in some areas but has a steady uphill incline. My 7 year old was able to do it without issues but those with limited mobility may struggle and can drive up.
Feb 16, 2020 near Hot Spr…, AR
Benches line the trail, allowing you to stroll at a leisurely pace and take breaks as needed.
May 26, 2019 near Hot Spr…, AR
Trail entrance
Feb 16, 2020 near Hot Spr…, AR
View from Hot Springs Mountain Tower, Hot Springs, AR
Apr 28, 2016 near Hot Spr…, AR

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