Snowball Loop

Marshall, Arkansas 72650

Snowball Loop

Snowball Loop Professional Review and Guide

"This 19-mile loop is a perfect ride for beginners. The trail surface covers 3 miles of pavement, 12 miles of gravel road, and 4 miles of rough and scenic four-wheel-drive road. The gravel roads along the southern edge of the loop pass through open farm country, with the cleared countryside exposing views of the Boston Escarpment.

The long, narrow profile of Point Peter Mountain extends like a ship's prow across the western skyline. This mountain is a local landmark, visible from the north, east, and west for miles. This trail is located 12 miles northwest of Marshall."

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5/8/2010
Everything written about Snowball Loop is entirely false. There are not 19 miles of trails as written, but only about 4 or 5 maximum. Of those trails, they are 4-wheeler trails also used by horses and the ruts make the trails unpassable by bike. On page 3, it says go to the Buffalo River Outfitters and a trailhead is there. It is pedestrian only and if you ask about mountain bikes in the store - they will be stern about the pedestrian only aspect of their precious trails. If you are in this area, leave the bike at home and just float the area in a raft, canoe or kayak - it is by far the superior way to get a workout and see the beautiful sights of the Buffalo RIver.
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Trail Information

Marshall
Nearby City
19
Distance
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Spring, summer, and fall are the best seasons to ride this loop along the Buffalo River. Though summer is often very hot, a swim in the river after the ride makes any discomfort worthwhile.
Season
Buffalo National River 870-741-5443
Local Contacts
USGS Snowball, Marshall
Local Maps

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Sep 2018