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This family-friendly trail offers an overview of what to expect from the entire park.


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Map Key

1.2

Miles

2.0

KM

Point to Point

1,179' 359 m

High

1,027' 313 m

Low

202' 62 m

Up

204' 62 m

Down

6%

Avg Grade (4°)

21%

Max Grade (12°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Cave · Fall Colors · Spring · Waterfall · Wildlife

Family Friendly The climbs and descents on this well-marked trail are easily manageable for young kids. They will also enjoy the caves to peek into and the visitor center goodies at the end (or beginning).

Description

The trail starts behind the visitor center and makes its way into the hills. There are a couple of places to stop for a view and a couple of caves to peek into along the trail (the caves were closed because of a bat-carried disease). During the wetter seasons, there's a waterfall that you'll be able to get close to.

Our young kids did fantastic along the entire trail as there are natural and carved steps to help with climbs and descents. The trail ends with a final stair climb, and you're back at the visitor center where you can enjoy snacks and souvenirs for purchase, learn about the area, and visit some of the animals that live there.

While the distance of the trail is very manageable, this trail may not be accessible for everyone. The rock placement, steep sections, and uneven surfaces could make it difficult for older adults or people with mobility issues to safely navigate this trail. If you have any of those concerns, another trail in the park may be more enjoyable.

Contacts

Land Manager: Devil's Den State Park

Shared By:

Nick Cowan with improvements by Tim Campbell

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  4.2 from 6 votes

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Trail Rankings

#158

in Arkansas

#10,801

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Nov 27, 2021
Jennifer Walles
2.4mi — 1h 03m
Dec 26, 2020
Morgan Heflin
Quick and easy loop! If you don't want to finish out the last bit, there's a marked cut-through to the trailhead just before the big bench. 2mi — 0h 45m
Feb 29, 2020
Jessica Wilson
did twice
Jan 19, 2020
Cassidy Hobler
Jan 19, 2020
Stoli _Man
Aug 3, 2019
Robert Wheeler
May 11, 2019
John Sweeny
Sep 15, 2018
Liz Gac
1.2mi
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