Ben Franklin to Roxton

Pecan Gap to Ben Franklin Roxton to Paris

Ben Franklin to Roxton


5.6 miles


Grass, gravel. Some overgrowth. Walk carefully over bridges. Wear bright clothes during hunting season.


Accessible; at least two fences across the trail, however they are of the “gap” type that you open and reclose. Please close all gates you encounter. Sulphur River bridge is GONE. Reroute via highway. Denton Creek Bridge is GONE. Reroute East via county road or West via highway.

Access points

Parking in Ben Franklin

Appropriate for

Hiking. Biking with re-routes.


None in Ben Franklin. Two grocery stores/cafes in Roxton with restrooms and provisions. Ample parking in front of Chaparral Rails to Trails Museum in Roxton to go either north or south on the trail. There are also restrooms at the Chaparral Museum and the Community Center that would be open if a group were to come through.

Local Emergency Contact Information:

Emergency /Medical – 9-1-1
Delta County Sheriff’s Department
Lamar County Sheriff’s Department – (903) 737-2400


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