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Suggested Rides

Here is a sample of the ATV trails in the state. We recommend you follow the "No Trace" concept. Take out everything you take in, and don't create excessive silt and soil erosion by driving ATVs in stream beds. It is everyone's responsibility to practice trail preservation so others can use the trails and enjoy their beauty in the future.


State Parks


Bear Creek Cycle Trail-Daisy State Park


Trail Highlights: 
This ATV trail follows the shoreline of Lake Greeson and offers panoramic views of the lake and the Ouachita Mountain range. The 31 miles cross rocky outlays through a mixed pine and oak forest. The trail begins at Daisy State Park and travels near Kirby Landing and Bear Creek recreation areas and ends on the west end of Rough Mountain. The trail is marked with yellow over blue. Daisy State Park’s portion of the trail is rated for expert riders only due to the steep inclines. The area between Kirby Landing and Bear Creek is rated easy-moderate. ATV riding in recreation areas is prohibited.

Contact:
Daisy State Park Superintendent
103 East Park
Kirby, AR 71950
Phone: (870)398-4487



Ouachita National Forest

Fourche Mountain Trail

Trail Highlights: The Fourche Mountain Trail, (formerly Mill Creek Equestrian Trail) offers breathtaking views of Fourche Mountain
and Buck Knob. Abandoned silver mines, beautiful streams, and several spectacular views of the Ouachita Mountains make this among the best ATV trails found anywhere. While this trail network provides horseback riding opportunities, it also offers day hiking, mountain biking, ORV and motorcycle riding.

Contact:
Poteau Ranger District
P.O. Box 2255
Waldron, AR 72958
Phone: 479-637-4174
(Junction of U.S. Hwy. 71 & State Hwy. 248)

Sugar Creek Trail

Trail Highlights: Sugar Creek Multi-Use Trail is a network of looping ATV riding trails that wind over various types of terrain and through a variety of tree types. Rides range from moderately easy to more difficult. Connecting loops offer users an opportunity to explore exciting outdoor opportunities.

Contact:
Cold Springs Ranger Station
P.O. Box 417
2190 East Main
Booneville, AR 72927
Phone: (479) 675-3233

Wolf Pen Gap ATV Riding Trail


Trail Highlights:
These 35 miles of loop trails feature high mountain vistas. The trail leads the rider through an array of areas, including scenic Gap Creek and Board Camp Creek. The trail continues through a forest of large pines and hardwoods before passing the unique 2-foot tall oak tree and an abandoned mine shaft. The trail loops are connected to accommodate riders who want to vary the length of their trips.

Trail complex is open year-round except for deer-gun season. This season lasts from mid-November until early December. The beautiful scenery along the Cossatot Scenic and Recreational River make this one of the best ATV trails in Arkansas.

Contact:
Mena Visitor Information and Ranger Station Ouachita National Forest
1603 Highway 71 North
Mena, AR 71953
Phone: (479) 394-2382

Ouachita National Forest
P.O. Box 1270, Federal Building
Hot Springs, AR 71902
(501) 321-5202
TDD: (501) 321-5307


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Ozark National Forest, Ozark-St. Francis National Forest

Brock Creek Trails

Trail Highlights: This Arkansas ATV trail is a multi-use trail system that consists of two major loops and many interconnecting loops. The combined loops provide over 42 miles of trails for dirt bikers, Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) riders, mountain bikers and horseback riders

Contact:
Big Piney Ranger District
12000 SR 27
Hector, AR 72843
(479) 284-3150

Huckleberry Mountain Trail

This trail consists of two main loops that offer 40 miles of the most scenic horseback riding, hiking, and mountain biking opportunities in the Ozark National Forest. Deep winding valleys framed by rugged mountain bluffs give way to clear mountain streams.

Contact:

Mt. Magazine Ranger District
3001 East Walnut
Paris, AR 72855
(479) 963-3076

Mill Creek OHV Trail System

Trail Highlights: This trail is open to OHVs, mountain bikes, horses and hikers. The trail travels through remote areas of the Ozark National Forest and features spectacular mountainous terrain, scenic views, lush upland hardwood forests, unique rock outcroppings, and clear mountain streams. The trail is 27 miles of main trail marked in blue and 15 miles of interior loops and shortcuts trails.

Contact:
Boston Mountain Ranger District
P.O. Box 76, Hwy 23
Ozark, AR 72949
479-667-2191

Moccasin Gap Trails

Trail Highlights: Rated one of the best horse trails in the state. The trail is a popular site for competitive rides. Situated in the heart of the forest, this trail consists of four loop trails, each converging into the other. The surrounding forest is a mix of hardwoods and pine with numerous streams and small waterfalls. Although this area is primarily developed as a horse trail, it is actually a multiple-use trail open to Off-Highway Vehicles, mountain bikes, hikers, and high-clearance vehicles. There are camping spurs (17), vault toilets, and a municipal water supply.

Contact:
Big Piney Ranger District
12000 SR 27
Hector, AR 72843
479-284-3150

More information can be found at www.aokforests.com or by contacting the Forest Supervisor’s Offices

Ouachita National Forest
P.O. Box 1270
Hot Springs, AR 71902
501-321-5202
Ozark-St. Francis National Forests
605 West Main Street
Russellville, AR 72801
479-964-7200

Maps of the Ozark-St. Francis National Forests can be ordered at $9.00 each from:

Ozark Interpretive Association
P.O. Box 1279
Mountain View, AR. 72560
Phone: 870-757-2211

Maps of the Ouachita National Forest can be ordered at $9.00 each from:

Cradle of Forestry in America Interpretive Association
100 S. Broad Street
Brevard, North Carolina 28712
Phone: 1-888-884-5713
www.cradleofforestry.com


Private Destinations

Byrd's Adventure Center of the Ozarks
7037 Cass Oark Road
Ozark, AR 72949
479-667-4066

Byrd's offers everything from hiking, biking, extreme ATV riding trails, to climbing, canoeing, and kayaking. Nationally known certified instructors are available (by appointment) to help you develop your skill.

Byrd's hosts one of the most challenging four-wheel-drive obstacle courses in the nation. Come test your rock crawling skills at the rock garden. The course is host to one of the competitions in the nationally known Ramsey "Top Truck Champion Series," and the annual Rockcrawlers 4x4 Club's "Rocktoberfest" event.

Highway 89 Raceway
737 Highway 89 South
Sherwood, AR 72120
Phone: (501)835-1977

This 500 acre park is open for business Wednesday through Sunday. The property has about 12 miles of wood trails, two motocross tracks and a couple mud bogs open to 4x4 trucks. Call before you haul.




Hillarosa ATV Park
6252 Highway 29 N
Blevins, AR 71825
Phone: (870)826-0101

Open during select weekends, this offroad park offers 2000 acres of deep mud bogs, water crossings and muddy trails. Live music concerts and drag races are occasionally hosted. The park is open to ATVs, UTVs and dirt bikes and primitive camping and fishing is permitted. Be sure to check out the calendar for current events or call 870-826-0101 before heading out.

Hills N' Thrills ATV Park
4132 Corinth Road
Pineville, AR 72566
Phone: (501)589-5430

Open during select dates, this brand new offroad park offers about 1,300 acres of ATV trails, mud bogs and hill climbs. for current schedule and rates call (501)589-5430



Macks Pines
22816 SR 7 N
Dover, AR 72837
Phone: (479)331-3261

Family owned for 18 years, this facility offers RV hookups, cabins, convenience store, horse stables and a café. Trail access is across the street which offers 28 miles of marked multiuse trails and hundreds of miles of unmarked trails. Canoeing is about 10 miles away and shuttle arrangements can be made at the front desk. Check with the Forest Service as they are currently in the process of proposing an OHV annual pass fee.


Mulberry Mountain Lodging & Events
4117 Mulberry Mountain Loop
Ozark, AR 72949
479-667-1919

Bring your ATV or OHV and enjoy a multitude of Ozark National Forest ATV trails. The trails are easily accessed directly from Mulberry Mountain’s lodge, cabins and campground. The Ozark National Forest features wonderful mountainous terrain, breathtaking scenic views and clear mountain streams. www.mulberrymountain.com

Ott Park
9000 Highway 165
North Little Rock, AR 72117
Phone: (501)519-7980

This 200 acre offroad park is open to ATVs, UTVs and dirt bikes during most weekends. This park is only open during daylight hours and while camping is not permitted, Willow Beach campground is just a few miles away.

Renegade Ranch
3680 Highway 88 East
Mena, AR 71953
Phone: (479)394-3848

This 300 acre ranch is open daily and offers miles of wood trails, rolling hills and open meadows. The property also offers a full service campground with direct trail access with some sites bordering the Ouachita River. Cabin rentals are also offered and both daily and weekly rates are available.



Ridgeline Trails

CR 406
Vandervoort AR 71972
Phone: 479-243-3391

The Ridgeline Trails in Vandervoort provide visitors a chance to enjoy  over 15 miles of private forested trails. Located around 4 miles from the Cossatot River and surrounded on all sides by the Ouachita National Forest, Ridgeline encompasses a system of trails (many on steep terrain) that meander up, down, and around deeply forested hills ideal for hiking, mountain biking, and small off-road vehicles like ATVs and dirt bikes. The destination is also a good target for canoeists and kayakers due to the proximity of the Cossatot. Three sites are available for guests to park motor homes or travel trailers at. The sites are less than 2 miles from Hwy 246 on National Forest Road 176. The focus of the trails is on family and friends, a place where they can share their hiking, biking, or ATV experience with no stranger or unknown person interrupting their time together in the woods or on the trails. www.ridgeline-trails.com/

River Ridge Motocross
Highway 5 S
Norfork, AR 72658
Phone: (870)499-8794

Open to both quads and motorcycles, this groomed and maintained track consists of a mixture of rich loamy material and sand with a nice red color. Trees surround the track and primitive camping is permitted.

Sandtown Ranch
5 Hastings Circle
Batesville, AR 72501
Phone: (870)307-3357

Located in the scenic Ozark mountain area in northeastern Arkansas, this 1,800 acre private ranch is open year-round and offers some trails that cater to all skill riding levels along with direct access to county and state land which provide many more miles of trails to explore. Trail highlights include a large cave with an underground river and waterfall, scenic rock overlooks and numerous creek crossings. There are also abandoned mines and natural springs to be seen in the general area. Permission must be obtained in advance by contacting the property owners and first time riders need to contact a trail guide. Primitive camping is available and there is plenty of room for RVs.

Sundance MX Park
2847 Kersey Road
Branch, AR 72928
Phone: (479)965-7979

This long and fast natural terrain motocross track consists of a mixture of red loam and top soil. Memberships are offered and perks include daily access to the track.



Superlift ORV Park

2100 Mill Creek Road
Hot Springs, AR
Phone: 501-625-3600

Off-Road Vehicle Park for 4WD vehicles, ATVs, dirt bikes and mountain bikes. The Park includes the majority of the original trail system, and new ATV Riding trails and obstacles with varying degrees of difficulty are continuously being built on various terrain -- hill climbs (both "finesse" and "horsepower required" types), mud pits, rock gardens, water crossings, you name it. All trails are mapped and posted with difficulty ratings for the various vehicle types, so you always know your location, and what to expect terrain-wise. Orvpark.com


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