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Pinnacle Mountain State Park

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Address: 11901 Pinnacle Valley Road, Roland, AR 72135
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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Leisure education
Description: Opened in 1977, the Pinnacle Mountain State Park serves as a center for...
Opened in 1977, the Pinnacle Mountain State Park serves as a center for education, recreation and preservation.
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An Enjoyable Exploration Sight

We have been to Pinnacle Mtn State Park at various times. On our first visit, we hiked the Arboretum trail to learn about the vegetation growing in various regions of Arkansas... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Mount Vernon, WA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We have been to Pinnacle Mtn State Park at various times. On our first visit, we hiked the Arboretum trail to learn about the vegetation growing in various regions of Arkansas. The trail was paved, trees and plants were accurately described and we had fun with our 5 yr old grandson, who was very intrigued by all of the trees!... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Always hit Pinnacle on the first warm day in spring. Mountain has two sides, hard and not as hard. Take water as there is nothing on mtn. Great field and paths for those not wanting to climb.

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McDonough, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Loved the fact that I accomplished this climb. Beautiful view at the top. Nice folk all around including visitors and park staff. Lots of fun for free!

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Birmingham, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We only had time to hike the mountain. We trekked up the west trail, the "easier" side. It is a series of rock stair steps that never end until you get to the last 1/5 of the hike and you have to navigate a series of boulders. The trail is well marked with yellow paint. We had a nice afternoon... More 

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Dubuque, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I enjoyed several hours at Pinnacle Mountain State Park. I hiked to the summit up the East Trail, the more difficult side, which is about 1.5 miles with 700 feet of elevation gain. The East trail is primarily a rock slide, with little shade in stretches. The trail is well marked. I broke a sweat, but primarily due to heat.... More 

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Los Angeles
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Pinnacle Mountain State Park was just a 20 minute drive from our bed and breakfast in Little Rock, and with several easily accessible, beautify easy and moderate hikes, it was perfect for early morning trips! We especially loved the arboretum walk with its many offshoot trail options and great signage!

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Maumelle, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

While it's a staple trail of LR, you need to know you have choices. You can go up the easy side or the hard side. The East summit is straight up and over rocks. You must be nimble and unafraid of heights to take this on.

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Columbia, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

The east side ascent is by far the harder, more rewarding route. The tumbled cascade of rocks is challenging, not technically hard, but you'll want good shoes/boots and to pick your way carefully. You'll be rewarded with a strenuous climb, a nice view, and far fewer people than on the easier western ascent.

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Homestead, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

My boyfriend and I walked on three trails. There were two trails that we could walk on that were paved since my boyfriend did not wear the proper shoes. We did walk on one that was unpaved and it was a very pleasant experience. There are plenty of signs and markers telling you which way to go. There are also... More 

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Jackson, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We took the west side trail which is easier than the east side. There are ten stages and the hardest was from eight to tenth. They had us choose the easier or harder rockier path just from the eight stage and we chose the harder one. It got steeper and steeper, rockier, and closer to the edge from the ninth... More 

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Additional Information about Pinnacle Mountain State Park

Address: Address: 11901 Pinnacle Valley Road, Roland, AR 72135
Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Roland
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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