The Little-Known Abandoned Homestead In Arkansas You Can Only Reach By Hiking This 1/2-Mile Trail

Trek back in time with a hike along the Villines Homestead Trail! Short and sweet, the ½-mile trail leads to an abandoned homestead from the 1800s. Though dilapidated, the buildings that fill the old homestead offer a glimpse into the past, making the trail a history buff’s haven.

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For more info on the Villines Homestead Trail, check out the National Park Service website. You can also visit All Trails, where you’ll find a trail map and more photos of the homestead.

So, did you know about this history-infused trail? Ever trekked along the Villines Homestead Trail? If so, how was it? Know of other unique hiking trails in Arkansas? Tell us!

This isn’t the only must-do hike for history buffs. Click here to read about a trail that leads to a cave, unique rock formations, and Native American artwork.


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