un jour / 17 miles / 34 minutes
Why is this spectacular scenic route called the Pig Trail Scenic Byway? Well, for one thing, the meandering nature of the route reminds one of a trail created by pigs wandering through the woods.
9:00 - 12.8 miles / 25 minutes - 9:25
Right on the junction of the Mulberry River and Hwy 23, the Turner Bend Store serves as a cultural hub for the byway. Its walls covered in bits of local history, newspaper articles, and photos, it is a museum, store, and information booth all in one. Visitors to Turner Bend can find a wide array of services such as lodging and food, interpretive information, and canoe and kayak rentals. They can also purchase a variety of books or field guides pertaining to the history, fauna and flora of Arkansas. The store also acts as host to local events such as the White Rock 25k and 50k race.
9:25 - 4.4 miles / 8 minutes - 9:34