Fort Smith: Ben Geren Bike Trail – 4 mi (O&B)

Fort Smith: Ben Geren Bike Trail - 4 mi (O&B) photo
Ben Geren Bike Path (Fort Smith, Ark.)

The Ben Geren Bike Trail is a nice walking path. This paved path in Fort Smith, Arkansas, is 1.9 miles long (each way) and connects Ben Geren Park to the nearby Chaffee Crossing area.

Fort Smith: Ben Geren Bike Trail - 4 mi (O&B) photo
Ben Geren Bike Trail

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Fort Smith: Ben Geren Bike Trail - 4 mi (O&B) photo
Approximate elevation profile based on gps data.

Ben Geren Park Bike Trail GPX Map

Fort Smith: Ben Geren Bike Trail - 4 mi (O&B) photo
One of the few uphill climbs on Ben Geren Bike Trail

The trail is partially wooded and is a pretty easy walk. It has only one elevation climb of any significance. Since there is not a lot of shade on the trail, it can get pretty hot if you are walking it in the middle of a sunny summer day.

Fort Smith: Ben Geren Bike Trail - 4 mi (O&B) photo
Start of Ben Geren Bike Trail in Ben Geren Park (Fort Smith)

Incidentally, Ben Geren Park (operated by Sebastian County) is the largest park in the Fort Smith area.

[For the trail review of the Ben Geren Fitness Course, click here.]

As usual, I have posted some of my photos and a gpx map made from my gps data.

Click here for full-screen trail map. Click here for GPX file download.

VITAL INFO

Trail Name and LocationBen Geren Bike Trail - Ben Geren Park (Fort Smith)
County/StateSebastian/Arkansas
Date Hiked08-01-2010 (p.m.)
Weather/Conditions90's, sunny, hot.
DirectionsThe trailhead is at the back of Ben Geren Park at the disc golf parking area.
Length1.9 miles (each way)
Loop?No
Difficulty

(1=Easy; 5=Most Difficult)

2
ATT Cell Coverage?Yes
Official Info (Links)Website.

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[Last revised: 2012-03-06]

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