Striplin Woods Natural Area

A forest long protected from human disturbance, Striplin Woods Natural Area displays considerable diversity from an elevated river terrace down to the margin of the White River. Located in the Mississippi Alluvial Plain of eastern Arkansas, Striplin Woods represents a small portion of the once extensive hardwood forests that occurred across this part of the state.

Visitors will walk through exemplary bottomland hardwood forests full of old-growth trees. Striplin Woods is a part of the White River National Wildlife Refuge and is co-managed with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS).

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Latitude: 34.36948 Longitude: -91.12404 Elevation: 187 ft
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Recreational Opportunities

The nature trail/elevated boardwalk includes interpretive panels with four "overlooks" of the White River. There are benches available for viewing the area and resting.

Seasons Accessible

The site is open all seasons, though the boardwalk may close during extreme high water events. 

Fees

None

Accessibility Notes

The Bottomland Hardwood Trail begins directly behind the White River National Wildlife Refuge visitor'۪s center. The trail creates two loops and can be walked in either direction.

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