Delta Heritage Trail State Park

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Delta Heritage State Park
Arkansas state park
Named for: Arkansas Delta
Country United States
State Arkansas
Regions Arkansas Delta
Counties Arkansas, Desha, Phillips
City Helena-West Helena
Location Park Office [1]
 - coordinates 34°33′15″N 90°45′31″W / 34.55417°N 90.75861°W / 34.55417; -90.75861Coordinates: 34°33′15″N 90°45′31″W / 34.55417°N 90.75861°W / 34.55417; -90.75861
Area 960 acres (388 ha) [2]
Dedicated October 25, 2002 [2]
Managed by Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism
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Location of Delta Heritage Trail State Park in Arkansas
Location of Delta Heritage Trail State Park in Arkansas
Website : Delta Heritage Trail State Park

Delta Heritage Trail State Park is a 960-acre (390 ha) Arkansas state park in Arkansas, Desha, and Phillips counties, Arkansas in the United States. A rails to trails conversion planned along 73 miles (117 km) miles of abandoned Union Pacific right of way, the Delta Heritage Trail currently runs 14 miles (23 km) from Lexa to Barton.[1] Acquisition of the abandoned corridor was aided by the National Trails System Act, and the beginnings of the trail through Delta lowlands was dedicated in 2002.[2]

See also[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Delta Heritage Trail State Park". Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism. Retrieved March 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c Staffs of the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism and the Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture (December 11, 2011). "Delta Heritage Trail State Park". The Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture. The Central Arkansas Library System. Retrieved March 9, 2012.