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      A area full of miles and miles of trail that have a range in difficulty.
      Easy to spend a full day out there.
      No cell service hardly.
      Maps every were so its hard to get lost.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Shuttleable: YES
      Land Status: National Forest
      Buffalo Creek Trailhead google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Multiple parking areas, including the Solar school, Cave Mt Road Trailhead, Knuckles Creek Rd Trailhead
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      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 6
      • 4
      • 10
      • 4

      Region Status
      Caution as of May 18, 2022
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      26
      Trails Mountain Bike
      24
      Trails E-Bike
      8
      Trails Hike
      25
      Trails Trail Running
      25
      Trails Snowshoe
      2
      Total Distance
      51 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      30 miles
      Total Descent
      8,336 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,433 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      2,566 ft
      Reports
      14
      Photos
      9
      Ridden Counter
      1,514

      Photos of Upper Buffalo Head Waters Mountain Bike

      102 |
      Sep 19, 2020 @ 6:45pm
      Sep 19, 2020
      trail: Fire Tower
      133 |
      Aug 18, 2020 @ 7:13pm
      Aug 18, 2020
      trail: Fire Tower
      168 |
      Aug 18, 2020 @ 7:13pm
      Aug 18, 2020
      trail: Zeester
      113 |
      Aug 18, 2020 @ 7:11pm
      Aug 18, 2020
      trail: Zeester
      115 |
      Aug 18, 2020 @ 7:11pm
      Aug 18, 2020
      trail: Zeester
      106 |
      Aug 18, 2020 @ 7:11pm
      Aug 18, 2020
      trail: Zeester
      111 |
      Aug 18, 2020 @ 7:11pm
      Aug 18, 2020
      trail: Azalea Falls
      162 |
      Aug 18, 2020 @ 7:09pm
      Aug 18, 2020

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Buffalo Lookout Tower
      May 18, 2022 @ 7:23am
      May 18, 2022
      DryTomis916
      Fire Tower
      May 18, 2022 @ 7:23am
      May 18, 2022
      DryTomis916
      Trail of the Ancients
      May 18, 2022 @ 7:23am
      May 18, 2022
      VariableTrail does not appear to get much traffic...Tomis916
      Trail of the Ancients (DH)
      May 18, 2022 @ 7:23am
      May 18, 2022
      VariableTrail does not appear to get much traffic...Tomis916
      Southern Slide
      May 18, 2022 @ 7:23am
      May 18, 2022
      DryTomis916
      Twisted Hickory
      Jun 18, 2021 @ 6:40am
      Jun 18, 2021
      Unknown Major erosion (major ruts or slumping,...VanSandt OORC
      Bear Point
      Apr 24, 2021 @ 7:40am
      Apr 24, 2021
      Prevalent Mudyetilust

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2990276DirtyburdiedriddentrailBuffalo Creek and 1 more
      May 22, 2022 @ 3:33pm
      May 22, 2022
      user #960208Tomis916addreportBuffalo Lookout Tower and 4 more
      May 18, 2022 @ 4:05pm
      May 18, 2022
      user #490761GL6erriddentrailBear Point
      May 13, 2022 @ 3:59pm
      May 13, 2022
      user #1244334ArkansasJoeupdatetrailBuffalo Creek and 15 more
      May 12, 2022 @ 12:34pm
      May 12, 2022
      user #1157813jayenglish42riddentrailZeester
      Apr 3, 2022 @ 5:15am
      Apr 3, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1645259dneidtrailWildcatCan confirm, not fun going up.
      May 26, 2021 @ 5:18pm
      May 26, 2021
      user #1645259dneidtrailFS 92269A RoadUnrideable at the moment. 10+ tall mounds of...
      May 26, 2021 @ 5:16pm
      May 26, 2021
      user #1644442BoneRanger1trailSidewinderFun trail with some fast, flowy sections. Good...
      Apr 19, 2021 @ 8:11am
      Apr 19, 2021
      user #1644442BoneRanger1trailZeesterTechnical but well laid out trail primarily...
      Apr 19, 2021 @ 8:09am
      Apr 19, 2021
      user #1644442BoneRanger1trailTwisted HickoryVery technical and rocky trail. A lot of...
      Apr 19, 2021 @ 5:27am
      Apr 19, 2021

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Buffalo River 3 314.8 km
      Pension Mountain 4 5 131.3 km
      Monument Trails at Hobbs State Park Conservation Area38.3 km
      Hobbs State Park 7 4 140.1 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike2449 miles7,838 ft29 miles1,434 ft
      #4,331#1,9329143392
      E-Bike816 miles2,090 ft8 miles925 ft
      #2,622#573145
      Hike2545 miles7,247 ft25 miles925 ft
      #3,617#1,7941470
      Trail Running2545 miles7,247 ft25 miles925 ft
      #3,627#1,794143
      Snowshoe22 miles499 ft1 mile358 ft
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