This section is Approximately 6 miles and goesnorth from the Old Alton Road trailhead. Elm Fork runs over the Old Alton bridge, then east thru Corinth to Sycamore Bend Park in town of Hickory Creek. This trail allows horses, hikers and dogs on leash. Due to creek crossings and some ravines this section can be challenging depending on the time of year. Footing is mostly sandy with a few rocky areas. NOTE: this trail currently has a difficult water crossing due to erosion.