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Mount Nebo State Park

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Rising 1,350 feet, Mount Nebo offers spectacular views of the Arkansas River Valley. In 1933, a portion of the mountain was chosen as a park site. Logs and stones from Mount Nebo were used by the Civilian Conservation Corps to construct many of the park's bridges, trails, Rustic-style cabins and pavilions.

The park offers 35 campsites (Class B; 10 hike-in), no dump station available and 15 fully-equipped cabins with kitchens. Fourteen miles of trails encircle Mount Nebo. Facilities include a pool, tennis courts, picnic areas, playgrounds, extra-large enclosed and standard open pavilions and a ball field. The visitor center offers exhibits, a store and bicycle rentals. There are year-round interpretive services provided for visitors. Also there are 2 hang gliding launches on the mountain.

Location: PO Box 374, Route 3, Dardanelle Arkansas 72834 Telephone 501-229-3655 Toll Free: 800-264-2458

Other Arkansas State Parks nearby:
(West Fork) Devil's Den State Park
(Russellville) Lake Dardanelle State Park
(Paris) Mount Magazine State Park
(Dardanelle) Mount Nebo State Park
(Paris) Mt. Magazine State Park
(Morrilton) Petit Jean State Park

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