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Trail

4.5 mile 7.3 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 489' 149 m
Descent: -1,064' -324 m
High: 2,265' 690 m
Low: 1,242' 378 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 6% (4°)
Max Grade: 23% (13°)

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Work up Buckeye Mountain, along the ridge, then down to Caney Creek where the trail intersects the Caney Creek Trail.

Jeremy Ruckel

Features Fall Colors · River/Creek · Views · Waterfall

Description

The trail ascends Buckeye Mountain, then follows the ridge. Along the way, there are several very nice overlooks. You'll enjoy plenty of shade as there are many trees along the way. The trail is narrow singletrack but is generally easy to follow. At the end, the trail descends to Caney Creek, where it intersects the Caney Creek Trail to make a loop.

Also, don't miss a short spur to Kay Waterfall, located just off the trail about 0.1 miles before the Caney Creek Trail intersection.

This trail is not blazed. With summer flora several places it can be difficult to find.

Flora & Fauna

Big trees, moss, ferns, grassy in areas. A little overgrown at the time we were there (Nov '16)

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Mar 15, 2019
Jeff Brennan
Sep 9, 2018
Matt Cook
Dec 2, 2017
Michael Ancy
4.5mi
Nov 10, 2017
Jeff Rife
Oct 8, 2017
Stacy R.
Tough pathfinding; parked at east Caney Creek, headed up the road to begin Buckeye. 5.6mi — 4h 00m
May 5, 2017
Tucker Hagler
Mar 19, 2017
Andrew Morton
Good vitas and a nice waterfall at the end. Combine it with candy creek and we get a good loop with some road walking
Nov 11, 2016
Jeremy Ruckel

Trail Ratings

  3.8 from 8 votes

#7061

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  3.8 from 8 votes
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#73

in Arkansas

#7,061

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Weather was great, but the path is difficult to find in locations. Head-high underbrush/weeds and unclear path down the side of the mountain make it tough. Flashes are scrubbed but very slightly visible if you're looking for them (yellow paint!)...but came in handy to figure out where we were supposed to go in numerous locations. Good vistas. Oct 8, 2017

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