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Battlefield Trail

Easy/Intermediate

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1.0 mile 1.7 kilometer point to point
96% Runnable
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 84' 26 m
Descent: -118' -36 m
High: 1,241' 378 m
Low: 1,132' 345 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (2°)
Max Grade: 12% (7°)

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This paved, one-mile loop trail is the perfect way for runners to experience nature while also being immersed in history!

Matt Mulheran

Features Birding · Historical Significance · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Trail closes at dark.

Need to Know

This trail is located at Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park. Runners can also visit the Hindman Hall Museum to learn more about the Battle of Prairie Grove and can see more of the battlefield by taking the five-mile driving tour. The museum is open every day from 8am to 5pm.

Description

This paved, one-mile loop trail leads you on a journey back in time to the American Civil War. Some of the heaviest fighting that occurred during the Battle of Prairie Grove took place in the area you'll travel through. Along the path, wayside exhibits offer insight on the significant events that happened here.

Flora & Fauna

Wildlife is abundant year-round in the heavy woods along the trail!

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New interpretive signs provide great insight into the Battle of Prairie Grove and bring to life the stories of those experienced the last major Civil War engagement in northwest Arkansas.
Sep 26, 2019 near Prairie…, AR
This trail offers great views of the expansive Prairie Grove Battlefield.
Sep 30, 2019 near Prairie…, AR
Trailhead Sign
Sep 26, 2019 near Prairie…, AR

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