Delta Heritage Trail North End: Barton to Lick Creek

Delta Heritage Trail State Park

  • Trail Type: Day Hikes, Mountain Biking
  • | Difficulty: Easy
  • Distance: 1.6 miles

What to know

This is a 1.5-mile “rails-to-trail” section. Barton Trailhead is located at the park’s headquarters with visitor center, gift shop, and park offices nearby. There are also 5 primitive, non-reservable walk-in campsites available at Barton. Check in and pay during business hours at the park visitor center. There is ample parking at the Barton Trailhead along with a bike repair station, interpretive kiosk, water fountain, trash cans, and bike repair station. 

Lick Creek Trailhead has a few parking spaces and trash cans. Lick Creek was the site of a small skirmish during the American Civil War, commemorated by a small marker near the trailhead parking lot. NOTE: There is no restroom or water available at the Lick Creek Trailhead.

5520 US 49
West Helena, AR 72390
Barton Trailhead: -90.7572, 34.55456
Lick Creek Trailhead: -90.7688, 34.53369