Mount Nebo State Park has long been an attraction for travelers to sightsee at mountaintop overlooks.
Rising 1,850 feet above sea level, Mount Nebo is one of a series of mountain peaks in the Arkansas River Valley region. When skies are clear, you can see Petit Jean Mountain
in the east and Mount Magazine
to the west. Arkansas travelers have long journeyed to Mount Nebo, to relax in the cool mountain temperatures, to retrieve water from the many natural springs, and to take in the scenic beauty for miles around.
, one of Arkansas's first state parks, offers cabins
and hiking trails
with sweeping views of the Arkansas River Valley. Native stone and logs were used by the Civilian Conservation Corps
to construct many of the park's bridges, trails, cabins and pavilions. The park offers 35 campsites
, 14 fully-equipped mountaintop cabins
with kitchens, miles of trails
, hang gliding
launch sites, and opportunities to enjoy beautiful sunsets
and star gazing.
To discover more about Mount Nebo State Park, go to: www.ArkansasStateParks.com/MountNebo.