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Old River Trail - West

Intermediate
 4.0 (3)

This trail is part of the Ponca Wilderness trail system.


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Map Key

8.6

Miles

13.9

KM

Point to Point

1,006' 307 m

High

901' 275 m

Low

186' 57 m

Up

108' 33 m

Down

1%

Avg Grade (0°)

11%

Max Grade (6°)

Dogs No Dogs

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

Description

This trail follows the bottom of the Buffalo River Valley and has many intersections with other trails in the area, which it can be combined with for lengthier hikes or backpacking trips. It's a rough dirt trail and trekking poles are recommended. It is a favorite trail for horse riders and passes three old homesites.

Flora & Fauna

Ticks and poison ivy grow in this area.

Contacts

Shared By:

Missouri Hiker

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#147

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Photos

Transition to narrow section of the Big Bluff Trail.
Oct 25, 2018 near Jasper, AR
October 2020
Jan 8, 2021 near Jasper, AR
October 2020 Horseshoe Bend looking North.
Jan 8, 2021 near Jasper, AR
October 2020 Jim Bluff
Jan 8, 2021 near Jasper, AR
October 2020 On the Buffalo River Trail Early Morning at Steele Creek Campground
Jan 7, 2021 near Jasper, AR

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