Mount Nebo: Rim Trail Pics

Mount Nebo: Rim Trail Pics photo
There are lots of great views of Spring Mountain from the west side of the Rim Trail.

The Rim Trail at Mount Nebo State Park (Yell County, near Dardanelle and Russellville) is one of my favorite trails. In fact, I think it’s one of the 3 most scenic mountain trails in Arkansas. (The others are White Rock Mountain Rim Trail and the Pinnacle Mountain Summit Trail loop.)

What makes this 3.2-mile loop trail really special is the amazing views from nearly the entire hike. Much of it has really interesting bluffs and rock formations as well.

Generally, it’s not a difficult trail. There are a few places with some climbing, but the majority of it has little elevation change.

Mount Nebo: Rim Trail Pics photo
South-facing view from Sunset Point at the north end of Mount Nebo.

It’s a wonderful trail to do any time of year. Of course, there are more open views during leaf-off, and there is more greenery during leaf-on.

(Check out Brent’s full profile of the Mount Nebo Rim Trail.)

Mount Nebo: Rim Trail Pics photo
North-facing view from the west side of Mount Nebo Rim Trail.

Back in March of last year, I had the chance to walk the full Rim Trail on an absolutely spring (leaf-off) day (March 24, 2015). These are some of the pictures I took.

Mount Nebo: Rim Trail Pics photo
Rim Trail, Mount Nebo State Park
Mount Nebo: Rim Trail Pics photo
South-facing view near the southwest corner of the mountain.
Mount Nebo: Rim Trail Pics photo
One of the cabins by the Rim Trail near the southwest part of the mountain. (Panoramic.)
Mount Nebo: Rim Trail Pics photo
Rim Trail, Mount Nebo State Park
Mount Nebo: Rim Trail Pics photo
Southeast corner of the Rim Trail, near Sunrise Point.
Mount Nebo: Rim Trail Pics photo
North-facing view from the southeast part of the Rim Trail. (Panoramic.)
Mount Nebo: Rim Trail Pics photo
Cool rocky bluff area along the southeast part of the mountain (between the campground and Sunrise Point). (Panoramic.)
Mount Nebo: Rim Trail Pics photo
Great vista on the east side of Mount Nebo Rim Trail.
Mount Nebo: Rim Trail Pics photo
View behind the pavilion, next to the campground on the east side. Rim Trail runs right alongside it. (Panoramic.)
Mount Nebo: Rim Trail Pics photo
Rim Trail, east side, north of the campground. Mount Nebo State Park
Mount Nebo: Rim Trail Pics photo
Mount Nebo Rim Trail, east side.
Mount Nebo: Rim Trail Pics photo
One of the rocky areas on the east side of the Rim Trail.
Mount Nebo: Rim Trail Pics photo
View of the Rim Trail down behind the Visitor Center on the east side. (Panoramic.)
Mount Nebo: Rim Trail Pics photo
Panoramic view facing northeast behind the visitor center. The Rim Trail is slightly downhill.
Mount Nebo: Rim Trail Pics photo
On the east side of the Rim Trail, not far from the Visitor Center.
Mount Nebo: Rim Trail Pics photo
North-facing view from the Rim Trail near Sunset Point (north side). (Panoramic.)
Mount Nebo: Rim Trail Pics photo
Rim Trail, Mount Nebo State Park, north end.
Mount Nebo: Rim Trail Pics photo
West-facing view from Sunset Point at the north end of Mount Nebo Rim Trail. (Panoramic.)
Mount Nebo: Rim Trail Pics photo
On the west side of the Rim Trail, not far from Sunset Point (north end). (Panoramic.)
Mount Nebo: Rim Trail Pics photo
West side of Rim Trail, Mount Nebo State Park
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