Nestled in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains, this park includes 40-acre Lake Bennett, peaceful waters for fishing and floating, and swimming at the park's swim beach. Anglers will need to bring bait and fishing supplies. A launch ramp is located on Lake Bennett. The park offers also offers canoes, kayaks, pedal boats, fishing boats and motors for rent. A snack bar and bathhouse with hot showers are located near the swimming beach. Park facilities also include 30 Class AAA campsites [NOTE: These 30 sites will reopen in late-summer 2010 following campground renovation] and 10 Tent sites without hookups. Woolly Hollow also offers a picnic area, standard pavilion, gift shop, and hiking trail. The Woolly Cabin, the log home of the area's first settlers, offers visitors a historic perspective of the park.
Length: 3 1/2 miles Time: 2 1/2 hours Difficulty: Easy
Description: Beginning at the bathhouse in the campground and looping around Lake Bennett, the trail climbs the ridge, offering scenic views of the lake. Crossing the lake's earthen dam, the trail winds through a hardwood forest back to the main area of the park.