The Little-Known Abandoned Homestead In Arkansas You Can Only Reach By Hiking This 1/2-Mile Trail
By Daniella DiRienzo|Updated on December 09, 2022(Originally published December 04, 2022)
Though Daniella was born in New York and has lived in a couple of other states, Mississippi has been her home for more than 30 years. After graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi, Daniella began to hone her writing skills through various internships. In the years since, she’s had the privilege of having her articles appear in several publications, such as the Mississippi-based Parents & Kids Magazine. She’s also had the honor of interviewing actress Sela Ward for The Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience.
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 and one of our all-time favorite abandoned places hikes in Arkansas! Which hiking trails in Arkansas call your name the most often? Let us know.
For more info on the Villines Homestead Trail, check out the National Park Service website. 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. Check out one of the most unique hiking trails in Arkansas for an adventure that leads to a cave, unique rock formations, and Native American artwork.