Trotting Fox Trail

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First Day Hikes at Arkansas State Parks was created as an annual initiative to get people out and start walking at the beginning of a new year. I joined in this year for the first time.

The Trotting Fox Trail is a well maintained small 1/2 mile path located at the Mississippi River State Park – Marianna, Arkansas .  The trail takes you around a small lake near the visitor’s center.

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As visitors walk the trail they get to experience natural Arkansas. There’s a good chance you will see deer tracks and other animals.  Geese in the lake add to the scene of tranquility.

 

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Although not a long trail, it’s a relaxing experience and gets you ready for more demanding walks.  Then go hike the Bear Creek Loop . Make sure to get out and experience the Trotting Fox Trail. Make a day of it and get your fishing gear.  Try out the lakes or picnic.  Just have fun in nature.

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Town of Tunica Veterans Memorial Park- Tunica, Mississippi

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The town of Tunica has a wonderful little space just south of downtown called Tunica Veterans Memorial Park.  It was completed in 2002 to honor our veterans and remember the wars they participated in.  On one end lies swings and a playground for children.  There is a quarter mile walking trail that encompasses the entire park.  Benches allow visitors to rest and take in the beauty of this unique little Southern town.

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At the other end lies a statue to our soldiers.  Around it are tablets concerning past conflicts and honoring soldiers from Tunica.  It is a well maintained park and one of my favorite walking trails.

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Location: Tunica, Mississippi

You Tube video of Tunica Veterans Memorial Park Walking Trail