Clabber Creek Trail

Where is the Trail?

The trail is located at 2625 N. Rupple Road

Trail Length

Clabber Creek Trail is 0.7 miles long.

Trail Description

The first section of Clabber Creek Trail, completed in May of 2007, stretches through 40 acres of natural park from Rupple Road to the west of Hosta Drive for a total distance of 0.7 miles.  Along the south side of the trail, people enjoy listening to the trickling current of Clabber Creek and viewing the natural surroundings.  Once complete, Clabber Creek Trial will be 6.5 miles in length and will connect east to Scull Creek Trail.

Hamestring Creek Trail

Where is this Trail?

This trail is located at 3075 W. Marigold Dr.

Length of Trail

This trail is 0.62 miles in length.

Trail Description

This first section of Hamestring Creek Trail, completed in December of 2007, extends 0.62 miles through Wildwood Park.  The 12 foot wide trail is constructed of asphalt and offers nice views of Hamestring Creek along the west side of the creek. Future phases of Hamestring Creek Trail will extend west toward Rupple Road to eventually connect with Clabber Creek Trail. The east end of Hamestring Creek Trail currently ends at I-540 where it will connect with Shiloh Trail in the future. 

Joe Clark Trail at Lake Wilson

Where is the Trail?

Joe Clark Trail is located at the end of Lake Wilson Road.  From Fayetteville, take Morningside Road south of 15th street for approximately 2 miles.  When Morningside Road becomes City Lake Road, take a left turn on Wilson Hollow Road.  Follow the gravel road over the White River, then turn left on Lake Wilson Road.

Description

Lake Wilson was the Fayetteville’s first drinking water supply.  Now, this 320 acre park features two looping trails with rock outcrops and excellent natural beauty.  The inside loop trail around the lake is 1.33 miles around and the outer loop trail is 1.76 miles long. 

The Trail was built by members of the Ozarks Society and dedicated to Joe and Maxine Clark in 1995. 

Lake Sequoyah Trails

Where is this Trail?

This trail is located at 6608 E. Sequoyah Drive.

Length of Trail

Two nature trails combine for a total of 3 miles of natural surface trail (one way).

Trail Description

Beginning at the boat docks, there are two nature trails at Lake Sequoyah.  The north trail, named King Fisher Trail, extends from the boat dock parking lot 1.6 miles north along the east bank of the lake with stunning views to the west (3.2 miles down and back).  To the south of the boat dock parking lot, a newly constructed trail leads you past an informational kiosk, then east and south 1.4 miles along the bank of the lake (2.8 miles down and back).  The eastern end of this trial is currently under construction by volunteer effort by the boy scouts and eagle scouts under the direction of Parks Board member Wade Colwell.  All of the trails at Lake Sequoyah have been built with volunteer efforts.

Bayarri Park Trail

Where is this Trail?

This trail is located at 725 S Regency Dr.

Length of Trail

This trail is .3 miles in length.

Trail Description

Bayarri Park Trail runs around the exterior of the park. With a total of .3 miles in distance, it passes the playground, picnic tables, and runs along the banks of the White River. This trail is perfect for an afternoon jog or walk.

Finger Park Trail

Where is this Trail?

This trail is located at 1525 SE Farmers Rd.

Length of Trail

This trail is .6 miles in length.

Trail Description

Finger Park Nature Trail is a .6 mile natural surface trail weaving through a wooded and somewhat rugged area. At the trail head, you will find parking, picnic, and play area as well as restrooms. This trail is great for a quick hike or very short mountain bike ride.

Frisco Trail

Where is this Trail?

This trail is located at 575 W Center.

Length of Trail

This trail has a length of 1.3 miles.

Trail Description

Frisco Trail is a multi-use section of the trail system that will eventually serve all areas of Fayetteville with an alternate transportation option. The trail extends from MLK Jr. Blvd., north to Scull Creek Trail at Prospect Street.  The trail takes you through natural areas and offers benches and lighting.

Gordon Long Park Trail

Where is this Trail?

This trail is located at 2800 N Gregg Ave.

Length of Trail

This trail has a length of .6 miles.

Trail Description

Gordon Long Trail is a paved trail covering .6 mile as it weaves through Gordon Long Park situated on North Gregg Avenue. There is a shaded picnic and playground area providing a perfect location for de-stressing after work, as well as starting the day with an early morning jog.

Gregory Park Trail

Where is this Trail?

This trail is located at 69 E Sycamore St.

Length of Trail

This trail has a length of .9 miles.

Trail Description

Gregory Park Trail is a natural surface trail through a heavily wooded area in the middle of a busy commercial/residential area just off North College on Sycamore Street. The trail is a .9 mile loop with benches and a gazebo in the park area and provides a great afternoon getaway in a very convenient location.

Lake Fayetteville Trail

Where is this Trail?

This trail is located at 1350 E Zion Rd and 1208 E Lake Fayetteville Rd.

Length of Trail

The new paved multi-use trail is 4.3 miles long.

The Soft surface natural trail is 5.5 miles long.

Trail Description

Lake Fayetteville Trail is the one of the most popular of Parks and Recreation's Trails.  The trail loops the lake with a combination of paved and natural surface shared by walkers, runners, and bikers.  Take your camera because there is a variety of flora and fauna in their natural settings as well as beautiful views of the lake.  The trail offers benches, playgrounds and picnic areas, restrooms, informational kiosks, and lighting.  Be sure to stop at the rest areas on the beautiful, award winning, bridge spanning the lake spillway.

Mt. Sequoyah Woods Trail

Where is this Trail?

This trail is located at 100 N Summit.

Length of Trail

This trail has a length of 1.6 miles.

Trail Description

Mt. Sequoyah Trail is a natural trail which meanders for 1.6 miles through a heavily wooded and occasionally rugged forest on the east side of Mt. Sequoyah. Trail-heads are accessible at 100 North Summit on top of the mountain, Paddock Road and Happy Hollow Road. A picnic area and information kiosks are available.

Mud Creek Trail

Where is this Trail?

This trail is located at 3770 Front St.

Length of Trail

This trail has a length of 1.9 miles.

Trail Description

Mud Creek Trail stretches along Mud Creek from Old Missouri Road to Steel Boulevard for a total distance of 1.9 miles. The multi-use, paved trail passes through natural areas along Mud Creek where benches are provided to allow for an opportunity to experience nature in the midst of a busy commercial district. Parking is available at the Missouri Road Trail Head.

Raven Trail

Where is this Trail?

This trail is located at 2100 E Farr Ln.

Length of Trail

This trail has a length of .3 miles.

Trail Description

Raven Trail is a short paved connection from Katherine Avenue to Butterfield Elementary School. The trail allows easy access for children between the neighborhood to the east and to the school.

Red Oak Park Trail

Where is this Trail?

This trail is located at 4600 W New Bridge.

Length of Trail

This trail has a length of .2 miles.

Trail Description

Red Oak Trail is a .2 mile paved loop in the south end of Red Oak Park, which is accessible at the end of Carlsbad Trace north of Wedington Drive. Benches are located at intervals along the trail.

Scull Creek Trail

Where is this Trail?

This trail is located at 2800 N. Gregg

Length of Trail

This trail is 3.93 miles in length.

Trail Description

Scull Creek Trail, opened in October of 2008, extends from Maple Street north to Mud Creek Trail, providing a continuous 7.6 mile trail network.  Scull Creek Trail is the "backbone" of the trails system due to its central location and connectivity to numerous parks, residences, businesses, and the University of Arkansas. The 12 foot wide trail is constructed of concrete in low areas and asphalt in higher areas.  Lighting is included on most of the trail for safety and extended use in the evenings.  Additional improvements will include colored concrete crosswalks at North St., Maple St., and Sycamore St. complete with motion activated flashing traffic lights. 

Scull Creek Trail offers a number of amenities.  With a 12-foot wide paved surface, the trail accommodates the high number of users—ranging from alternative-transportation commuters to a variety of recreational users. While closely aligning with Scull Creek, the trail crosses the creek at six locations with arching, weathering-steel, pedestrian bridges.  Most of the creek corridor is lined with mature trees—providing shade and an enhanced experience along the trail.  The trail also includes the longest pedestrian tunnel in the State - a 650 foot long tunnel with lighting under the Fulbright Expressway.

The City of Fayetteville celebrated the grand opening of Scull Creek Trail on Saturday October 18th, 2008 at Gordon Long Park.  Over 500 people attended the event and enjoyed the new trail as well as live music by Bent Grass Green.  Scull Creek Trail has become a very popular destination for recreation as well as a viable alternative way to get around town from north to south.  Counts in October of 2008 show over 2,000 people per day enjoying the trail.

St. Paul Trail

Where is this Trail?

This trail is located at 2389 S Armstrong Ave.

Length of Trail

This trail has a length of .8 miles.

Trail Description

St. Paul Trail is .8 mile and stretches from Armstrong and City Lake Road. The trail is paved and follows the old St. Paul Railroad bed providing a remote, tree lined experience for the biker, walker, or runner.

Town Branch Trail

Where is this Trail?

This trail is located at 1753 S. Beechwood Ave.

Length of Trail

This trail is .4 miles in length.

Trail Description

This first section of Town Branch Trail extends west of Razorback Road along Town Branch Creek across Beechwood Avenue to the west edge of Crowne Apartments.  This section of trail was completed in April of 2007 and includes a 50 foot long bridge.  In the future, Town Branch Creek Trial will extend west to I-540 and east to the White River for a total of 4 miles.

Walker Park Trail

Where is this Trail?

This trail is located at 10 W 15th St.

Length of Trail

This trail has a length of 1.2 miles.

Trail Description

Walker Park Trail is a 1.2 mile loop trail providing access to all park amenities such as benches, picnic areas, playgrounds, restrooms, bike racks, and drinking fountains. The Walker Park Trail includes a .5 mile section around the Senior Citizen Center.

Wilson Park Trail

Where is this Trail?

This trail is located at 675 N Park Ave.

Length of Trail

This trail has a length of .9 miles.

Trail Description

Wilson Park Trail is a paved .9 mile loop around the perimeter of Wilson Park, one of the most popular parks in Fayetteville's Park System. The trail offers benches, playgrounds, picnic tables, bike racks, restrooms, and drinking fountains. The famous Wilson Park Castle is located along the trail where you will find a peaceful place to relax on artistic benches. Along the trail, you will experience many varieties of plants expertly planted and cared for by Parks and Recreation's Horticulturist with the assistance of many master gardeners.

(All information was collect from www.accessfayetteville.org.)

I know I've probably missed quite a few trails, so if you would like for me to add to this list, let me know!

-David Tyler Mills