Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock

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#2 of 18 in Wildlife in Arkansas
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  • Trails abound, with picnic shelters and camping. You might catch the boy scouts or Arkansas Astronomical Society out with their telescopes.  more »
  • This state park includes one of the highest points in the region with great views in every direction. The trails to the top are strenuous, take water, don't litter! Trails at the base are along beauti...  more »
  • Fantastic state park just outside the city limits. Playground for the kids, small boat launching facilities. Nice hike to the top of the mountain.  more »
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  • Pinnacle is one of my favorite places for a little outdoor exercise. It's close proximity to where I live in Little Rock makes it a quick and convenient place to travel to and there's a nice variety of incline to suite anyone's needs. I personally like to park on the east side of the mountain and climb up the east summit trail which is the steepest of the trails and jog down most of the West summit trail before running half of the base trail back to the car but anyone of the the trails by itself is enough for most. The west trail is considered the easiest trail to summit the mountain making it the most popular and a little crowded at times. There's a great view of the Arkansas rivers from the top of the mountain and a nice park with a playground at the bottom of the West side of the mountain. If parking is full in the main lots (which is not uncommon on nice sunny days) there is a huge field designated for overflow parking on the other side of the highway with a little trail under the bridge that brings you back to the mountain without having to cross the highway on foot.
  • Symbol of natural beauty. You will feel like its an art on a canvas. At the same time you will be able to see a vast part of Arkansas. Really Arkansas is a natural state. Nature lover should go there at least once in a months.
  • I've been coming here for years. It's the closest state park to Little Rock. All the locals go out to Pinnacle to run the trails, canoe, and play at the playground. It takes a healthy adult about an hour to walk/climb up the mountain. You can do it in 30 minutes if you're a little motivated. I'm sure people run up and down it in 30 minutes flat. There are bathrooms and water at the bottom, but nothing on the trail. I see lots of dogs on the trail, but not a lot of poop thankfully. If the parking is full look for signs for overflow parking across the street. The view is great from the top.
  • So much fun here! From really easy walking to more difficult hikes and climbs. Gorgeous scenery, too. We go often and still haven’t been everywhere they offer.
  • Great hiking place! Fun for all ages! Easy to follow trails and a great view once you get to the top. I recommend hiking here to anyone who wants to just get out, have some fun and relax to a rewarding view.
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