This 0.1-mile gravel path once took carriage parties from the Army-Navy Hostpital grounds to the summit of Hot Springs Mountainl. Starting above the Grand Promenade at the cast iron Amy-Navy gate, the trail follows nearly a straight line to the Hot Springs Mountain Drive and the Peak Trail.
Did You Know?
In May 1862, Arkansas Governor Henry Massie Rector moved the state government to his hotel and bathhouse located on Hot Springs Reservation, now Hot Springs National Park. That July, the government seat was moved further south to Old Washington for the remainder of the Civil War.