- Trail Type: Day Hikes, Mountain Biking
- Difficulty: Strenuous
- Distance: 1.7 miles uphill only for bikes, two-way traffic for hikers and runners.
- Time: 30-45 minutes for bikes going up. 30-45 minutes going down for hikers, 45 minutes to 1.5 hours going up for hikers. Hiking times may vary.
What to know
** An Arkansas State Parks Monument Trail**
This climb starts as the base of Mt Nebo. You'll work your way up to the Bench, the highest road developed in the early 1800s. It is a strenuous climb from about 650ft to 1450ft. Put it in an easy gear and spin away for nearly two miles. This trail can be hiked in either direction but is UPHILL ONLY for bikes. This trail is a great option for those who enjoy climbing the road for a workout but is much safer due to the lack of auto traffic.