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The Goat trail EASILY provides one of the BEST scenic views of the Buffalo River. The trail map claims 3 miles to the start of Big Bluff from the Center-point Trail Head. (Recommended)
It’s quite a hike from the Camp Grounds but doable.
My wife and I drove down from Springfield Mo after friends told us how great this hike was. 90 minute drive got us to the Centerpoint trailhead. No restrooms there, but a decent gas stop and convenience store was just a short distance before we...More
Beautiful scenery and a moderate hike. There is a small hole you can crawl through for fun. Several places are right by the edge of a hundred-plus foot drop off which adds to the adventure. We also saw several kayakers down below us on the...More
We hiked this trail the other day. It was a little over 6.5 miles roundtrip taking the Goat Trail to the Big Bluff with around a 1000 ft. descent going in and a 1000 ft. ascent coming back. The trail is an old logging trail...More
My husband and I hiked the Compton trail down and then took the old river trail and came out at Centerpoint. We got a later start than expected due to spending extra time on Hawks Bill Crag and Glory Hole Falls trails. We started about...More
To arrive at the Goat Trail you must first start at the Centerpoint trailhead.
The entire Centerpoint to Goat Trail is a 5.9 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail that is rated as difficult.
The trail's final destination is the Big Bluff overlooking the...More