Tag - Lake Leatherwood Park

Hikes at Leak Leatherwood City Park (Eureka Springs) with some great outdoor wilderness areas.

Lake Leatherwood: Miner’s Rock Trail – 4 mi

Miner's Rock Trail, Lake Leatherwood City Park
Miner’s Rock at Lake Leatherwood City Park

One of the most prominent trails at Lake Leatherwood City Park (Eureka Springs) is the Miner’s Rock Trail. This is a scenic and moderately challenging trail with some cool geologic formations.

Miner's Rock Trail, Lake Leatherwood City Park
Cool layered rock formations on the Miner’s Rock Trail (panoramic)
Getting to Lake Leatherwood

Lake Leatherwood is a wonderful 1600-acre park owned and operated by the City of Eureka Springs. The vast majority of it is wilderness with numerous hiking and biking trails.

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Lake Leatherwood Evening Photos 2013

Lake Leatherwood, Eureka Springs
Panoramic view of Lake Leatherwood from the west bank

Back in late June, my sweetheart and I were enjoying a trip to Eureka Springs, and we headed down to Lake Leatherwood for a brief visit.

Lake Leatherwood, Eureka Springs
South end of Lake Leatherwood

Lake Leatherwood is a really cool wilderness park that is owned by the City of Eureka Springs.

These are some photos I took from the Fishing Trail along the west bank of the lake that evening. The Fishing Trail is a short lakeside trail that runs parallel to the Fuller Trail.

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Lake Leatherwood Dam Spillway Video              

Back in October, I went with my son and his girlfriend to Lake Leatherwood near Eureka Springs, Arkansas. We walked the Beacham Trail, the trail that makes a loop around the lake.

The coolest part of the hike is probably walking across the 1940’s-era limestone dam.This is some cell phone video I took of the spillway water flowing down the back side of the dam.

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Lake Leatherwood Beacham Trail Photos 2011

Spillway on Lake Leatherwood Dam

These are some photos I took back in October when I went with my son and his girlfriend to the Lake Leatherwood, near Eureka Springs, Arkansas.

We walked on the Beacham Trail around the lake. The trail goes right across Lake Leatherwood Dam.

Lake Leatherwood Dam, Eureka Springs, Arkansas

A nice feature of walking at Lake Leatherwood is that there are no motorboats. It was a nice day for walking out at the lake.
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