Mount Nebo: Summit Park Trail Pics

Mount Nebo: Summit Park Trail Pics photo
Cool stone staircase on the uphill climb on the south part of the loop.

The Summit Park Trail at Mount Nebo State Park (Yell County, near Russellville) is one of the two coolest trails at the park. (The Rim Trail is the other.)

The trail is named for the former Summit Park Hotel (1889-1918).

This wonderfully scenic loop trail along the west side of Mount Nebo is just 1.6 miles long, but it is a vigorous walk. It involves about 500 feet of elevation gain.

About 1/3 of it is shared with the Rim Trail. It also gets very close to the Bench Road Trail in two places.

Mount Nebo: Summit Park Trail Pics photo
Scenic area between Darling Spring and Fern Lake, Summit Park Trail.

Check out this post for my full Summit Park Trail profile.

Pictured here are more photos from my July 17, 2016 hike.

Mount Nebo: Summit Park Trail Pics photo
Trailhead sign, Summit Park Trail, Mount Nebo State Park.

Visit this post for some photos I took of the trail during leaf-off.

Mount Nebo: Summit Park Trail Pics photo
Stone steps near the trailhead.
Mount Nebo: Summit Park Trail Pics photo
Direction sign carved into rock by the Civilian Conservation Corps.
Mount Nebo: Summit Park Trail Pics photo
Some of the awesome stone steps on the trail. This is near the Darling Spring area on north part of loop.
Mount Nebo: Summit Park Trail Pics photo
Summit Park Trail, Mount Nebo State Park.
Mount Nebo: Summit Park Trail Pics photo
Footbridge near the north part of the Summit Park Trail.
Mount Nebo: Summit Park Trail Pics photo
To the left is one of the cool rock garden (or bolder field) areas on the trail.
Mount Nebo: Summit Park Trail Pics photo
Summit Park Trail, Mount Nebo State Park.
Mount Nebo: Summit Park Trail Pics photo
Fern Lake, adjacent to the Summit Park Trail.
Mount Nebo: Summit Park Trail Pics photo
Here, the trail cuts across a really cool boulder field on the side of the mountain.
Mount Nebo: Summit Park Trail Pics photo
Massive boulder next to the trail.
Mount Nebo: Summit Park Trail Pics photo
Uphill stone walkway on the Summit Park Trail.
Mount Nebo: Summit Park Trail Pics photo
Summit Park Trail where it overlaps with Rim Trail.
Mount Nebo: Summit Park Trail Pics photo
There are a lot of nice views of Spring Mountain from the part of the Summit Park Trail that overlaps with the Rim Trail.
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