South Fork Trail System

South Fork Trail System

Open year-round for fascinating nature hikes & relaxing lakefront walks, just a few miles off Hwy 65. Get driving directions here, then check our events page for docent tours & workshop dates.
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South Fork Nature Center is the Gates Rogers Foundation’s premier conservancy project, located in Central Arkansas on the banks of the South Fork of the Little Red River section of Greers Ferry Lake, which is in the Boston Range of the Ozark Mountains.

The South Fork Nature Center has approximately two miles of public nature trails, will when complete feature an all weather pavilion, an environmentally “green” energy efficient education facility functioning on a self-sustaining basis, an amphitheater which can double as outdoor classrooms, and all on the spectacular shoreline view of Greers Ferry Lake.

Most importantly, it will serve as a model to educate and inspire us to be aware of our environment, to protect vulnerable species, to adopt practices which are ecologically sound, and to work toward recreating a planet on which man and nature can co-exist in a mutually beneficial partnership.

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