Pigeon Roost Trail

MODERATE
#1 of 9 trails in Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area
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Pigeon Roost Trail is a 8.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Rogers, AR that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running, camping, and birding and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

8.5 miles 1003 feet Loop
dogs on leash kid friendly birding camping hiking trail running forest lake views wild flowers bugs rocky
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The trail is a double stacked-loop trail; there is a short loop of approximately 4 miles for day hiking and a longer loop of 8.5 miles for overnight use. Primitive camping is allowed on the longer loop at five designated campsites only. Pigeon Roost Trail is in a figure eight shape that is made up by two loops, Dry Creek Loop 4.1 miles and Huckleberry Loop 4.3 miles. Please contact the Ranger at the phone number listed below to determine if there will be a campsite available. The trail is fairly short for an overnight trail, but there are several hills to climb which give the trail its difficulty rating.

Justin D.
4 days ago

1 Completed0 Reviews

KoDee Browning
7 days ago

38 Completed0 Reviews

nice trail, unfortunately boaters will take away from the feeling of getting away.

Adrianna Carter
9 days ago

1 Completed0 Reviews

Very clearly marked trails. Maps are available at the trailhead before you start. Beautiful scenery.

Allan Egelkraut
22 days ago

1 Completed0 Reviews

Used the trail to start getting into shape for hiking. Trail is well marked and has two places for lake access.

Michael C.
1 month ago

This trail is VERY ROCKY (large gravel), and has some inclines that go on what seems like forever. That being said it has Awesome camping. We stayed at site 2, very private. we loved it.

Justin Kilgo
1 month ago

3 Completed0 Reviews

Josiah Granger
1 month ago

1 Completed0 Reviews

Bryan Davis
3 months ago

17 Completed2 Reviews

Michel Jones
3 months ago

30 Completed19 Reviews

Nice to have a family hike. Very easy for the kids. Might want to bring a swim suite in the summer for a quick dip.

Keith Gulley
4 months ago

2 Completed1 Reviews

we got a late start so didn't do all 8 miles, but we we did hike was a great trail. would definitely go again!

David Shepherd
7 months ago

18 Completed3 Reviews

Lori Burdick
8 months ago

6 Completed4 Reviews

Hiked the Dry Creek Loop of this trail today with my daughter. The trail was well maintained. We found a swimming hole to cool off at the Overlook. Will be back to complete the Huckleberry Loop and hopefully camp sometime in the future.

Ashley Mauldin
8 months ago

3 Completed3 Reviews

Greg Morphis
9 months ago

5 Completed6 Reviews

I hiked the 8 miles Sunday July 5th. It was a nice day for a hike. Temperature started in the mid 70s and was mid 80s when finished. The parking lot had 4 vehicles when I got there around 7:30am. I was thinking I'd run into a lot of people and just a set of 3 trail runners and 3 campers hauling a cooler.
The views of the lake are real nice, I bet it's even better in the fall when the leaves have fallen and you can see more of the lake. The trail is well maintained too, I didn't have a problem hiking it at all. It took me a little more than 4 hours to hike the whole trail, with the last half mile to mile giving the most trouble, as it's all uphill once you start toward the parking lot. I'm out of shape and I'm sore a couple days after but looking back it was worth it. Getting outside is always worth it.

t TEEL
9 months ago

8 Completed9 Reviews

Since I lived in area and purchased 150 dollar Gortex hiking boots, I was ready for adventure. The scenery was relaxing, but the switches in angles of the trail , slightly wet trail, and and close edges made me watch my feet and ankles more. In the summer, pls carry lots of mosquito repellant and, of course, water. Though I did not complete the entire trail, I like this trail because as you move deeper, you have more of a forest , than a state park trail ambience. (I am not a dusk or evening hiker).

April S.
10 months ago

I did the 8 mile loop today and loved it. It was beautiful, and well maintained. The primitive campsites have me hooked and my friend and I are planning that outing.

Matt Carter
1 year ago

14 Completed14 Reviews

Very nice trail. Foot traffic wasn't too bad when I went in February. It took me a couple hours to do the whole loop. This was while stopping to take pictures but walking at a moderate pace. I would recommend it and plan on coming back to do some camping soon.

Steve Snider
1 year ago

2 Completed2 Reviews

Beautiful trail. This is my favorite thus far in Arkansas. Hiking is moderate to a little heavy in just a few spots. Campsites are about 4 miles in on the Huckleberry trail and are all in great shape. Water is easy to come by as well so no need to pack unnecessary water along.

The views in the cove at sunset and sunrise are gorgeous and you'll see plenty of wildlife if you quietly move along the trail. Overall, a great experience...

Bob Wharton
1 year ago

295 Completed297 Reviews

Lafoia Ava
1 year ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

This is a well marked and well maintained trail. There are 5 campsites, they are nice and have fire rings, tent pads and are a short hike to Beaver Lake, so it's easy to get water. Campsite 3, 4, and 5 are the closest to the lake.