From the Back Cover
Lace up your boots and sample sixty-eight of the best day hikes, nature walks, and backpacking options that the Natural State has to offer. From the barrier-free 0.4 mile Trees of the Forest Trail to 172 miles of the Ouachita National Recreation Trail, Hiking Arkansas has memorable routes to please hikers of every stripe. Outdoor explorers and writers Janie and Wyatt Jones will introduce you to the state's diverse environments via winding trails amid craggy sandstone bluffs, dramatic overhangs, and rock glades, and meandering paths through lowland hardwood forests, bayous, and wildlife sanctuaries.
Inside you'll find: up-to-date trail information; accurate directions to popular as well as less-traveled trails; difficulty ratings for each hike; detailed trail maps; optional side trips and overnight hikes; history and geology of each area.
Whether you are a day-tripper or long-distance hiker, old hand or novice, you'll find trails suited to every ability and interest in Hiking Arkansas.
About the Author
Wyatt and Janie Jones live in Conway, Arkansas, where they were born and raised. He is a musician and lyricist, and she is a freelance writer. They share a love of nature, which has been expressed through his songs and her writing. Over the years, the Joneses have fostered numerous homeless animals as part of their volunteer work for the Humane Society of Faulkner County.