Benton: Sunset Lake Park Walking Path

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Benton: Sunset Lake Park Walking Path photo
Sunset Lake Park Walking Path

Having grown up in Benton, I was excited to hear that there are a couple walking paths there now. The longest one is at Sunset Lake Park, a fairly new park in Benton.

The Sunset Lake Park walking path is an easy one-mile loop that circles the triangular-shaped lake. Despite the noise from Interstate-30 next door, this is a pleasant walk and something that definitely enhances the city’s quality of life.

Benton: Sunset Lake Park Walking Path photo
Approximate elevation profile based on gps data.

. Interactive Sunset Lake Walking Path GPX Map

Benton: Sunset Lake Park Walking Path photo
Walking Path along Northwest side of Sunset Lake – Benton
Benton: Sunset Lake Park Walking Path photo
Sunset Lake – Benton
Benton: Sunset Lake Park Walking Path photo
Fishing Pier on Sunset Lake – Benton

The park is not hard to find (only a few blocks from the fairgrounds) and seems pretty popular with anglers.

As usual, I have posted some of my photos and a gpx map made from my gps data.

Click here for large interactive trail map. Click here for GPX file download.

VITAL INFO
Trail Name and LocationSummit Park Trail - Mount Nebo State Park
County/StateSaline/Arkansas
Date Hiked08-07-2010
Weather/Conditions90's, hot.
DirectionsTo get to Sunset Lake Park, take Fairfield Road next to the Saline County Fairgrounds down to Henry Street.
Length1.0 miles
Loop?Yes
Difficulty

(1=Easy; 5=Most Difficult)

1
ATT Cell Coverage?Yes
Official Info (Links)Website.

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