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Ouachita National Forest

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253 mi 406 km of trail 13 Rides

Easy Trails 4 Trails Intermediate Trails 18 Trails Hard Trails 10 Trails

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Rides in Ouachita National Forest - 13

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Favorite View from the top of the first climb out of the Highway 27 (Fishing Village) Trailhead.
Intermediate/Difficult

Womble Trail - IMBA EPIC

35.5 mi 57.2 km • Point to Point • 4,093 ft Ascent 1247.68 m Ascent

(37) Mount Ida, AR
Favorite An example of one of the many rock gardens on Blowout Mountain
Difficult

Ouachita Challenge Race

60.7 mi 97.6 km • Loop • 5,751 ft Ascent 1752.91 m Ascent

(1) Mount Ida, AR
Favorite Beautiful view from the top of Suck Mt
Difficult

Suck Mountain

3.5 mi 5.6 km • Point to Point • 566 ft Ascent 172.63 m Ascent

(1) Mount Ida, AR
Favorite An example of one of the many rock gardens on Blowout Mountain
Difficult

Blowout Mountain

6.4 mi 10.2 km • Point to Point • 1,057 ft Ascent 322.22 m Ascent

(1) Mount Ida, AR
Favorite Freshly cleaned trail on Big Brushy
Difficult

Big Brushy

6.6 mi 10.6 km • Point to Point • 477 ft Ascent 145.38 m Ascent

(1) Mount Ida, AR
Favorite LOViT, from Denby Bay Trailhead
Intermediate

Denby Point To Tompkins Bend Loop

8.1 mi 13.1 km • Loop • 442 ft Ascent 134.71 m Ascent

(13) Mount Ida, AR
Favorite Scenic Overview
Intermediate

Buffalo Gap Gravel Loop

12.0 mi 19.3 km • Loop • 998 ft Ascent 304.25 m Ascent

(1) Hot Spr…, AR
Favorite Hickory Nut Mountain Trailhead
Difficult

Lake Ouachita Vista (LOViT): Hickory Nut Mountain to Crystal Springs

7.2 mi 11.6 km • Point to Point • 1,112 ft Ascent 339.02 m Ascent

(6) Piney, AR

Trails in Ouachita National Forest - 19

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38.3 mi 61.6 km #1Lake Ouachita Vista Trail - IMBA Epic
Intermediate/Difficult
Mount Ida, AR
Intermediate/Difficult
38.3 mi 61.6 km Mount Ida, AR 20 
108.4 mi 174.5 km #2Ouachita National Recreation Trail - IMBA Epic
Difficult
Mena, AR
Difficult
108.4 mi 174.5 km Mena, AR
4.7 mi 7.6 km #3South Loop
Intermediate/Difficult
Piney, AR
Intermediate/Difficult
4.7 mi 7.6 km Piney, AR
1.5 mi 2.5 km #4Earthquake Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Mena, AR
Intermediate/Difficult
1.5 mi 2.5 km Mena, AR
2.5 mi 4.1 km #5Rocky Ridge Loop
Difficult
Piney, AR
Difficult
2.5 mi 4.1 km Piney, AR
3.8 mi 6.2 km #6Morgan Hollow Loop
Intermediate
Piney, AR
Intermediate
3.8 mi 6.2 km Piney, AR
4.1 mi 6.5 km #7North Loop
Intermediate/Difficult
Piney, AR
Intermediate/Difficult
4.1 mi 6.5 km Piney, AR
4.3 mi 6.9 km #8Charlton Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Piney, AR
Intermediate/Difficult
4.3 mi 6.9 km Piney, AR
15.5 mi 25.0 km #9Little Missouri
Intermediate/Difficult
Dierks, AR
Intermediate/Difficult
15.5 mi 25.0 km Dierks, AR
0.9 mi 1.4 km #10Southern Loop
Intermediate
Mena, AR
Intermediate
0.9 mi 1.4 km Mena, AR
19.8 mi 31.9 km #11Gladstone NF Road #11
Intermediate
Hot Springs Village, AR
Intermediate
19.8 mi 31.9 km Hot Springs Village, AR
4.7 mi 7.5 km #12Rich Mountain Trail
Difficult
Mena, AR
Difficult
4.7 mi 7.5 km Mena, AR
7.7 mi 12.4 km #13Athens Big Fork
Difficult
Dierks, AR
Difficult
7.7 mi 12.4 km Dierks, AR
11.3 mi 18.2 km #14Viles Branch
Intermediate
Dierks, AR
Intermediate
11.3 mi 18.2 km Dierks, AR
13.7 mi 22.1 km #15Old North Fork NF Road #779
Easy
Hot Springs Village, AR
Easy
13.7 mi 22.1 km Hot Springs Village, AR
1.8 mi 2.9 km #16Glades Loop
Easy
Piney, AR
Easy
1.8 mi 2.9 km Piney, AR
4.6 mi 7.5 km #17Potato Hill NF Road #22
Easy
Ola, AR
Easy
4.6 mi 7.5 km Ola, AR
2.2 mi 3.5 km #18Blakely Cutoff NF Road #788
Easy
Hot Springs Village, AR
Easy
2.2 mi 3.5 km Hot Springs Village, AR
2.6 mi 4.2 km #19Buffalo Gap NF Road #122
Intermediate
Hot Springs Village, AR
Intermediate
2.6 mi 4.2 km Hot Springs Village, AR

Photos of Ouachita National Forest - 69

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Views of Lake Ouachita
Apr 24, 2015 near Piney, AR
Rocky Ridge Loop
Nov 21, 2016 near Piney, AR
View from the top of the first climb out of the Highway 27 (Fishing Village) Trailhead.
Feb 10, 2016 near Mount Ida, AR
Challenging rock garden on the Rock Ridge Loop.
Nov 21, 2016 near Piney, AR
Cruising along the Lovit
Feb 6, 2018 near Piney, AR
View of Lake Ouachita
Nov 22, 2016 near Piney, AR
LOViT, from Denby Bay Trailhead
Oct 3, 2015 near Mount Ida, AR
On top of Hickory Nut Overlook.
Feb 7, 2018 near Mount Ida, AR