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Caddo Bend Trail

Owner: Lake Ouachita State Park
Length: 4 miles
Time: 3 hours
Difficulty: Strenuous

Trailhead Location: 3 miles west of Hot Springs on U.S. 270, then 12 miles north on Hwy. 227

Description: Nature lovers, photographers, and geologists will enjoy walking on the slopes near Lake Ouachita's Caddo Bend Trail. Wildflowers, large boulder gardens, an abundance of quartz, scenic views, and an observation deck overlooking the lake at the end of the point are some of the main attractions. The trail begins near the park amphitheater and circles the entire peninsula back to its beginning.