|NATIONAL PARKS QUICKLINKS|
Backpacker Magazine – May 2009
Take is stunning rivers and waterfalls, killer views, and amazing wildlife in Virginia, Alabama, Arkansas, Florida and Texas with these hikes.
Seven Hollows Trail, AR
More Southwest than South, this 4.5-mile loop in Petit Jean State Park features sandstone arches.
Turkey Creek Trail, TX
Big Thicket National Preserve has been called "America's Ark" for the biodiversity of its swamp/forest/plains melange. This 15-mile hike samples it all (start near Warren on FM 1943, head south). Info nps.gov/bith