Highlands Chapter Dayhike: Redding/Spy Rock Loop Trail

sat02dec8:30 AMsat3:00 PMHighlands Chapter Dayhike: Redding/Spy Rock Loop Trail8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Event Details

Redding/Spy Rock Loop Hike

Day, Date:  Saturday, Dec. 2, 2023

Name of Hike:  Redding/Spy Rock Loop Trail

Type of Hike:  Day hike, Trail, Ozark Highlands Spur Trail

Distance:  7.3 miles, roundtrip.

Total Elevation Gain/Loss:  800 or so ft. gain & loss

Rating:  Moderate to strenuous. Please know your ability.

Features:  Spy Rock is a scenic promontory in the Ozarks with long views of the Mulberry River Valley and surrounding mountains.  We will ascend gradually along a ridge on the East Redding Loop through mixed hardwood and pine forest, then linger on Spy Rock to enjoy the scenery and eat lunch, then return on the West Redding Loop, which features more long vistas of the Mulberry River Valley and distant views of Spy Rock as we descend.

Hike Leader:  Norma Senyard (contact hike leader for more info)

Telephone & Email:  479-966-7009 or norma.senyard@gmail.com

Meeting Place and Time:

  • For carpooling, meet near the Medical Arts Pharmacy South at the intersection of Huntsville Road (AR Hwy 16) and Crossover Road (AR Hwy 265) in Fayetteville for an 8:30 a.m. departure;
  • Or, meet in the small parking area by the 3-panel sign at the entrance road to Redding Campground, off Hwy 215, at 9:30 a.m by the trailhead.

Comment:  Bring water, snacks, lunch, rain gear, gloves, and wear hiking boots/shoes.  Hiking poles may be helpful.  No pets are allowed on any hikes, and children under 12 years are discouraged and must be accompanied by a guardian. Everyone is welcome to hike with the OSHC, whether an Ozark Society member or not. We look out for each other, but all hikers are responsible for their own safety. Participants are required to sign a liability release at the trailhead to take part in any Ozark Society outing: http://www.ozarksociety.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/OS-Sign-Up_Sheet_rev

December

Saturday, Dec. 2nd, Two hikes:

        Lake Wilson (Fayetteville) Kids & Family Hike, Shari Withey

       Spy Rock Trail, Norma Senyard

Saturday, Dec. 9thOHT Maintenance, Fain CreekTom Perry

Friday, Dec. 15th Eureka Springs Urban Hike, Luke Parsch

 

Steve Singleton

Fall Outing Chair

Ozark Society Highlands Chapter

aerialobserver@gmail.com

(479) 283-9446

Time

(Saturday) 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Organizer

Steve Singleton

Highlands Chapter Outings Chair

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