The Arkansas Overland Route - Section 4 - Poison Springs WMA and Purifoy Cemetery

Total Miles


116.77 ft



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Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Trail Overview

This trail is gravel and dirt that can be sloppy during or after rains. There is a small section is pavement before turning to go to Purifoy Cemetery. Some areas you might want to avoid during or right after rains. Primitive camping sites can be found along parts of these roads. For camping, get a free permit online for Poison Springs WMA. This route dead-ends at Purifoy Cemetery. The section of road going to the cemetery is very rough and should be avoided during and right after heavy rains. This is the fourth section of Falcon Bottoms Back Roads- Trail. Falcon Bottoms Back Roads include this trail and 2 other sections.


Sections on this trail are sandy and dirt. These sections can be very slick and muddy after or during rains. Some sections are one vehicle wide. The section going to Purifoy Cemetery would be best traveled in dry weather. This cemetery section shows to go through but has a cable across the road a few yards past the cemetery.

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Access Description

This trail starts east off hwy 278 at Poison Springs WMA.