Black River Trail

Davidsonville Historic State Park

Trail Type: Hiking Trail

Take a stroll along the banks of the Black River and walk into history with a look at the Philips/Reeves Cemetery. The trailhead, found in the histories town site, runs along the high bank of the Black River through the surrounding forest. It crosses a spillway stream near the river and continues up the wooded hillside, past the gate of the Phillips/Reeves Cemetery, to the dam on the south side of Trapper Lake.

For Information:
Park Superintendent, 7953 Hwy. 166 South, Pocahontas, AR, 72455,
(870) 892-4708
olddavidsonville@arkansas.com


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Trailhead Location:
From Pocahontas, travel two miles west on U.S. 62, then go nine miles south on Hwy 166. Or, from Black Rock, take U.S. 63 to Hwy. 361, then go six miles north.

GPS Coordinates:
36.153667 -91.056533

Historic Townsite Trail: 0.14 miles away.
Scott Cemetery Trail: 0.32 miles away.
Trapper Lake Trail: 0.36 miles away.
Cedar Trail: 7.76 miles away.