Caney Creek Wilderness Area
1/2 day to overnight
Caney Creek Wilderness Area; 15 miles south of Mena on U.S. 59 and 71, then 17 miles east on Hwy. 246, then 9 miles north on Forest Road 38. Eastern trailhead: Forest Road 38, approximately 1 mile north of the Caney Creek trailhead.
The Buckeye Mountain Trail is a short spur trail which connects with the Caney Creek Trail at its midpoint. It is primarily a ridgetop trail through the Caney Creek Wilderness area which offers magnificent views into the Caney Creek watershed. The Buckeye Trail, combined with the Caney Creek Trail, can provide a good day-long loop hike or a versatile overnight hike.