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Lake Sylvia Recreation Area - Day Hike Trails

Trees of the Forest Trail (E-4)

Park/Rec Area: Lake Sylvia Recreation Area
Region: Central
Length: 1 mile round trip
Time: 3/4 hour
Difficulty: Easy
Difficulty Comments: Wheelchair Accessible

Brochure: Available from Ranger District address

Location: Hwy. 9 south of Perryville for 9 miles, west at Lake Sylvia on Hwy. 324 for 4 miles

Description: This tree identification interpretive trail begins at the parking lot just past the Lake Sylvia camping entrance. The first half of the trail has an asphalt surface, and is an easy walk across the hardwood floodplain of Narrow Creek’s east forks. This part of the trail is easily negotiable by wheelchairs. The second half has a gravel surface with grades up to 5 percent. This section is equipped with a wooden cane rail along the base of the trail for the visually impaired.

For Information: Winona Ranger District, 1069 N. Fourche, Perryville, AR, 72126, (501) 889-5176 www.fs.fed.us/oonf/ouachita.htm

Wildlife Trail (E-4)

Park/Rec Area: Lake Sylvia Recreation Area
Region: Central
Length: 2 1/3 miles
Time: 3 hours
Difficulty: Moderate - Strenuous
Brochure: Available from Ranger District address

Location: Hwy. 9 south of Perryville for 9 miles, west at Lake Sylvia on Hwy. 324 for 4 miles

For Information: Winona Ranger District, 1069 N. Fourche, Perryville, AR, 72126, (501) 889-5176 www.fs.fed.us/oonf/ouachita.htm