Brushy Creek Nature Trail

Cossatot River State Park-Natural Area

  • Trail Type: Day Hikes
  • | Difficulty: Easy
  • Distance: 3/4 mile
  • Time: 1/2 hour hiking time Hiking times may vary.

What to know

This trail begins in the parking lot of the Brushy Creek Recreational Area off of Hwy. 246, 8 miles east of Vandervoort, AR. The trail follows along a ridge top that overlooks the confluence of Brushy Creek and the Cossatot River. The trail also features a guided tree trail where visitors can learn about the different species of trees of southwest Arkansas and their uses. Also featured on this trail is a steel walkway that spans the river and offers barrier-free access from the west side parking lot. This walkway also allows visitors to walk from the west side of the river to the east side parking lot where both picnic grounds and a swimming area are located.
1980 Hwy. 278 West
Wickes, AR 71973
Trailhead: 34.380667, -94.234067
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