Welcome to Heber Springs!
Welcome to Heber Springs!
1.23 mi. Located at Dam Site Park (US Corps of Engineers, Greers Ferry Lake). A multi-purpose trail, located within the boundary of features a fault toilet, drinking water, picnic area and fitness station at the trailhead. It is home to a large, multi-school cross-country meet held every fall. The trailhead is located just off of Hwy 25 B North, on the northside of Heber Springs. Map Link
.6 mi. Located on the east side of Hatchery Rd. Located at the John F. Kennedy Park, near the Greers Ferry Fish Hatchery, includes a catch-and-release trout fishing area for youngsters (under age 16), a hiking trail and nature-watching opportunities. Constructed by the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission. About one hundred yards from the trail head is the beautiful Collins Creek Falls. Map Link
.66 mi. round trip. Leads you to the base of the summit of Sugarloaf Mountain east of Heber Springs at ASU-Heber Springs is moderate to steep. There are, however, rest areas along the way. Beware! The summit section of Sugarloaf trail involves steep climbing.
1.30 mi. Meanders around the base of the mountain. It is of easy to moderate difficulty with some small hills and occasional uneven footing. Benches have been installed along the way.
.25 mi. to pond. Being relatively flat and paved with good footing and a picnic table near the pond, this trail is easy. There is also a 90 foot wooden bridge with seating along the way. Map Link
A short trail that may be extended by following the creek that is created by the falls, this steep hike has a wonderful deck that overlooks the falls.
Buckeye: .125 mi. and Mossy Bluff: 1.6 miles (round trip). Start from the Garner Visitor Center. Mossy Bluff Trail follows the canyon rim overlooking the Little Red River. A 96 step stairway is provided at the craggy bluffs near end of hike. This is an excellent place to rest and enjoy the view before your walk back to the Visitor Center. Spectacular overlook of Greers Ferry Lake, the Dam and Fish Hatchery at the top and a great nature trail. Map Link
.60 mi (currently), A City trail at Sandy Beach accessible at the end of Main Street West or Front Street dead ends at Sandy Beach location of the trail. This newly renovated 10' wide packed solid base trail skirts the lake shoreline with some beautiful view of the lake. This trail is multi-use but no motorized vehicles are allowed. The plan is to make the trail a loop. Map Link
Biking, rock climbing, hiking, etc gear for sale or for rent! Check them out before making your plans. They'll give you valuable advice. Click here for a link to their website. Also check out their kayak and paddle board rentals!
One of President Kennedy's final public appearances before his fateful trip to Dallas, the Greers Ferry Dam was dedicated by JFK near the overlook. This handicap accessible view is a must see for the whole family!
This educational environment will be a treat for the whole family.