Smith Creek Preserve - Upper River Area (hikers, no caving)
GPS: 35.93548, -93.38612 Directions
Nature Conservancy manages this trail, it has a 500 ft. descent in 1 mile along an old road. Out and back trail
Two track road, hiking trail, very scenic spring fed creek with great boulders and cascades.
It is also noted for its outstanding spring wildflower show.
Very popular with photographers.
Remote with little traffic. Do not hike Smith Creek alone.
Smith Creek Preserve