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Pinnacle Mountain State Park

Address: 11901 Pinnacle Valley Road, Roland, AR 72135
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Ranked #1 of 3 Attractions in Roland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: National Parks, State Parks, Nature & Parks
Activities: Leisure education
Owner description: Opened in 1977, the Pinnacle Mountain State Park serves as a center for education, recreation and...
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Type: National Parks, State Parks, Nature & Parks
Activities: Leisure education
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Opened in 1977, the Pinnacle Mountain State Park serves as a center for education, recreation and preservation.

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Warrenville, IL
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147 reviews 147 reviews
83 attraction reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We were visiting the Little Rock/Hot Springs area; a volunteer associate of mine grew up in Little Rock and said to head to this state park if we had time as it isn't too far from Little Rock. Well, on a sunny 65+ day in January, I think much of Little Rock had the same idea. We were lucky to... More 

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Charles Town, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We hiked up the easier West side and climbed down the tougher East side, then walked around the base loop. It was a fun workout, crab crawling down the rocks. The trail is 3/4 mile. For those who don't want to climb, there is a nice picnic area and new bathroom facility (looks like it will be completed soon) porta... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

There are two ways to get to the top of pinnacle: the hard way, and the extra hard way. Both are great, the hard way starts in the park and the extra hard way is around the other side of the mountain. I like to take the really difficult way, it offers more views and feels more rewarding getting to... More 

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Burlington, Iowa
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4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We heard good things about the trails, and wanted to climb the mountain but didn't know where to start. We went to the welcome center and a very nice gentleman greeted us. I said we hadn't been there before and he gave us both a pinnacle mountain pin that we immediately put on. We looked at all the neat things,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Two trails up the mountain... One requires a great deal of climbing towards the top. Great view once you make it to the top.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Myself and a friend of mine was in town for a two week school so through word of mouth we decided to hit the peak up one afternoon. Everyone we met was super friendly. Absolutly enjoyed the hike up. We left with a story of adventure I can bring back to N.Carolina! This is a great place to rip the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We enjoyed this day trip very much. Although we did not make it to the top we had a great time trying. We are not the hiking type and went just to have time together. Would say, wear cool clothes it was warm once we started. Bring water to drink as well.

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Asheville, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Make sure you wear shoes with great traction and ankle support. The trail is very rocky and steep but rewarding.

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Maumelle, Arkansas
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52 reviews 52 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We love going to Pinnacle Mountain because it is literally right outside the city limits of Little Rock. There is so much to do here from hiking to canoeing to paddle boats, to picnicking to biking to horseback riding to walking The Arboretum Trail or the Observation Deck or climbing to the peak (easy side or difficult) of Pinnacle Mountain.... More 

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Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Just a short drive from little rock this tiny mountain offers well marked trails and great views. Around the base are picnic and fishing areas great for a family day.

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