“Great, short loop of sweet, hand-cut singletrack.”
— Phil Penny
During the upcoming five-day Muzzleloader, five-day Modern Gun, and two-day Youth Gun deer seasons, most of the trails at Hobbs State ParkConservation Area will be closed as a safety precaution.
Youth Modern Gun: November 8-9, 2014
Muzzleloader: November 15-19, 2014
Modern Gun: December 6-10, 2014
Modern Gun Impaired Mobility Hunt: December 15-16, 2014
Please check friendsofhobbs.com/content/…
for updates to these closures.
Nice short, challenging sample of sweet Arkansas singletrack
Need to Know
Trail is a loop which can be accessed from Piney road parking lot.
The 24-mile Multi-use Hidden Diversity Trail is designed for equestrians, mountain bikers and hikers. No motorized vehicles are allowed. Users have the option of four trail sections or loops.
Dutton Hollow Loop follows ridge tops and rims with lots of curves and a few hills that drop 200 to 300 feet in elevation. The entire trail is surrounded by woods that are mainly comprised of oak and hickory. When weather conditions warrant, the trail is subject to closure to mountain bike and equestrian use.
History & Background
Arkansas's largest state park in land area, Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area (HSPCA) covers a 12,056-acre tract of diverse Ozark landscape along the southern shore of 28,370-acre Beaver Lake. Twenty-two of the parks 60 miles of border stretch along the shores of Beaver Lake. The park lies between Beaver Lake to the north and War Eagle Creek to the south with acreage stretching across a part of Benton County southeast of Beaver Lake and extending into Madison and Carroll counties.