The Big Bluff Trail at Bull Shoals–White River State Park, near Yellville, Arkansas, is a nice relatively short trail with some climbing and a very pretty overlook of the White River.
There is parking at the trailhead on Powerhouse Road, a little ways past the campground.
Big Bluff Trail Map
The trail is a semi-loop with a .2-mile beginning spur and a 1.3 mile loop, making for a total hike of 1.7 miles. The net elevation increase is about 260 feet.
Caution: Be very careful at the bluff overlook. There are no guard rails.
Bull Shoals-White River S.P. - Big Bluff Trail -
County/State Baxter County, Arkansas Length/Type 1.7 mile semi-loop Difficulty Moderate (3 of 5) Directions There is parking at the trailhead on Powerhouse Road, past the campground. Yellow blazes. Other permitted usage? Pets on leash. ATT Cell Coverage? Yes Official Info - Phone/Links 870-445-3629
Official Website. Official Trail brochure (pdf).
Weather/Conditions Upper 80's, very humid, some rain showers. Date Hiked 8-26-2012
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