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?
Hot Springs National Park Ranger James Cary was the first National Park Service ranger to be killed in the line of duty. He was shot by bootleggers while patrolling West Mountain on March 12, 1927.