Is the sentence right?

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roseriver1012

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We are hopeful to arrive there before it is dark.

Is the sentence right about its way of using the word "hopeful"? Thanks for your help.
 

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No.

We are hopeful that we will arrive ... .
We hope to arrive ... .
 
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