2018 Hiking schedule and photos

2018 Spring Schedule


March 2; Huckleberry Ridge Forest:

4.1 mi loop with a spur to Doug Hall’s cabin (frontier artist) Meet at CR#1460 (on right) 4.6 mi E on Hwy K from Pineville, MO at 9:00 AM. Carpool, depart 8:30 AM from Harp’s Bella Vista. 

March 8; Pea Ridge Military Park:


5.7 mi loop Hiking trails (clockwise) to Ford Rd to East Overlook to Tavern. Various options to add/minus    Meet at Pea Ridge Visitor’s Center at 9:00 AM Carpool, depart 8:30 AM from Harp’s Bella Vista. 

March 14; Lincoln Lake: Eagle View Loop Trail:


4.6 mi/ Option to add 1 mi Lower Eagle View Loop; Meet at Lincoln Lake TH at 9:00 AM; 10386 N Jackson Hwy, Carpool, depart 7:30 AM from Lowe’s Bella Vista   

March 20; Lake Sequoyah: Rookery Trail:


4.4 mi o/b Option to add Kingfisher Trail2.9 mi o/b (same TH for both) Meet at Rookery TH at 9:00 AM 16701 Lake Sequoyah Dr., Fayetteville; Carpool, depart 8:00 AM from Lowe’s Bella Vista 

March 30 (Rescheduled date); Lake Alma Trail:

4.4 mi loop Meet at Lake Alma TH at 9:00 AM; 891-959 N. Mountain Grove Road, Alma; GPS: 35.29818, -94.13073; Carpool, depart 7:30 AM from Lowe’s Bella Vista  

April 3; Back 40: Tower Trail:


5.8 mi Taylor Homestead, SBAT, Pinyon Creek to Lake Ann TH; Meet at Lake Ann TH:  1 Wem Ln, Bella Vista, at 8:40 AM; Shuttle to Tower TH on E Lancashire Blvd; Optional shorter hike:  Lake Ann TH to Pinyon Creek to Brittany Dam 2.8 mi o/b. 


April 10 – 12; Overnight Trip to Mount Magazine State Park

April 18; Marinoni Scenic Area- Ozark Highlands Trail:


6.0 mi o/b; Meet at Indian Creek Canoe Launch TH; 8001-8009 Cass Oark Rd, Cass, AR; Carpool, depart 7:00 AM from Lowe’s Bella Vista  

April 26; Kings River Falls; Withrow State Park; Tea Kettle Falls:


Kings River-2 mi o/b; Withrow 1-2 mi; Tea Kettle Falls 2.5 mi o/b ; Meet at Kings River Falls TH at 9:00AM; 1534 Madison 3500, Witter ; GPS: 35.90190, -93.57443; Carpool, depart 7:30 AM from Lowe’s Bella Vista   

May 4; Magnolia Falls, Woods Boys Falls, Stahle Falls and Glory Hole:


2.8 mi o/b; Past Mossville Cemetery on Hwy 21 S.. 2.5 mi.   Turn right onto CR#9050 and go 0.8 mi; GPS: 35.86538, -93.39840; Glory Hole…2 mi o/b  GPS: 36.19691, -93.69014 ; Carpool, depart 7:00 AM from Lowe’s Bella Vista 

May 10; Hobb’s State Park, Pigeon Roost Loop


4.2mi Loop with option of 8.5 mi loop; Meet at Visitor Center 8:50 AM; 20201 East Hwy 12, Rogers; Carpool, depart 8:15 AM from Lowe’s Bella Vista 

May 16; Lake Fort Smith State Park: Ozark Highlands Trail and Shepard Springs Loop Trail


5.3 mi loop with Option on the OHT to Frog Bayou Creek 2 mi; Meet at Visitor Center 9:00 AM; 15458 Shepard Springs Rd, Mountainburg; Carpool, depart 7:30 AM from Lowe’s Bella Vista 


May 22; Natural Falls State Park, OK:


4 mi; Meet at Natural Springs Park Visitor Center at 9:00AM; US Hwy 412 West, Colcord, OK.; Carpool, depart 7:45 from Harp’s, Bella Vista 

May 30: Back 40 Buckingham TH to Blowing Springs Park:


4 mi; option of adding N Blowing Springs Loop 3 mi Meet at Blowing Springs Park: 700 Blowing Spring Rd, BV; 8:40 AM; Shuttle to Buckingham TH off Trafalgar Rd, Bella Vista

2018 Fall Schedule


If you plan to hike, please contact Beverly Munstermann, Trail Boss, Phone:  479.721.2193 (call or text) or email: munster@olemac.net.  If no answer call or text Jan Casebere at 214.668.1676. This is very important, so we will know who to notify if there is a change of plans. 

Also, always bring water, snacks, bug repellent, and extra shoes to change into.  If you carpool with someone, please help with gas money.

Click here to see the 2018 Spring Schedule and Photos.


September 7; Coler Creek Park North Gateway TH; Bentonville


 Oscar’s Loop; 4.9 mi loop; Depart TH 9:00 am; Just west of Pumpkin Hollow Rd./Peach Orchard intersection; 2 mi past Lowe’s. 

September 13; Wildcat Glades MO Dept. of Conservation; Joplin, Mo.


5.0 mi loop around the Conservatory; 201 West Rivera Dr, Joplin; Depart TH
9:00 am; Carpool departs BV Harp’s 7:30am. 

September 19; Lake Atalanta, Rogers


4.6 mi Lake Trail Loop; Option: concrete lake trail 3.3 mi. Meet Lake Atalanta Railroad Park, 403 E Poplar St, Rogers; Depart TH 9:00 AM 

September 25; Devils Den State Park, West Fork, AR


5.6 mi Fossil Flats loop; 1.5 o/b Yellow Rock trail; 11333 West Arkansas Hwy 74, West Fork; Meet at Visitor’s Center 8:45 am; Carpool departs Lowe’s 7:00 am. 

October 4; Hobbs State Park; Roger, AR


6.8 mi War Eagle Loop; option 4 mi o/b Overlook trail; Meet at Visitor’s Center, 20201 E Hwy 12, Rogers, 8:45 am; Carpool departs Lowe’s 7:45 am  

October 10; Steel Creek Campground, Ponca


5.6 mi o/b Buffalo River Trail; option 2.9 o/b Overlook; 2nd hike Old River Trail 2.4 mi o/b; Steel Creek Campground, Buffalo River Valley, Ponca; Meet at Trailhead (Horse Camp area) 9:00 am; Carpool departs Lowe’s 6:45 am. 


October 16; Lincoln Lake, Lincoln, AR


4.6 mi Eagle View Loop, option to add 1 mi- Lower Eagle Loop; Meet at Lake Lincoln TH 9:00am; carpool departs Lowe’s 7:30 am

October 23, 24, 25; Overnight trip to Beaver’s Bend State Park, Beaver’s Bend OK

November 2; Redding State Park, Ozark, AR


7.1 mi Redding Loop to Spy Rock; option 3.5 Spy Rock; Redding Campground; N Farm to Market Rd 1003 N, Ozark, AR; Meet at trailhead 9:00 am; carpool departs Lowe’s 7:00 am

November 7; Lake Leatherwood, Eureka Springs


4.2 mi Mulladay Hollow to Dam Overlook Ridge Trail to Fuller Loop; option additional 2 mi Beachum Trail; meet 9:00 am Lake Leatherwood Park, 1223 Co Road 204. Eureka Springs; carpool departs Lowe’s 7:30 am

November 13; Van Buren Lee Creek Reserve, Van Buren


7.3 mi 4 trail combo; Crack in the Rock 1.5 mi, Cemetery Loop 1.3 mi, Homestead Trail Loop 3.3 mi and Dam Overlook 1.2 o/b; options- any of the trails only; meet 9:00 am trailhead; 3808 Gelly Dr, Van Buren; carpool departs Lowe’s 7:00 am

November 19; Mount Kessler, Fayetteville


6.1 mi Mount Kessler Perimeter Trail; meet 9:00 am trailhead back corner of ball park; 3087 Wc 200, Fayetteville; carpool departs Lowe’s 7:45 am


November 30; Hemmed in Hollow to Goat Trail; Buffalo River Valley, Ponca


8.8 mi Hemmed in Hollow-Buffalo River Trail-Granny Henderson’s Cabin-Goat Bluff-CenterPoint trail; meet 8:30 am CenterPoint TH, Co Rd 133, Ponca; carpool departs Lowe’s 6:30 am.

December 3; Christmas Gathering