Mill Creek Trail System ATV Trails

Southeast of Fayetteville in the Ozark National Forest, the Mill Creek Trail system consists of 27 miles of loops through remote, spectacular mountainous terrain, scenic, lush upland hardwood forest, unique rock out-croppings. The trail leads the rider 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 main trail and inside loops are connected to accommodate riders who want to vary the length of their trips.

Note: Private property borders the trail in various places. Please respect the private landowners by not trespassing.

To reach the ATV riding trailhead at Mill Creek Trail System from Fayetteville, take Arkansas 16 east to Combs, turn south on Forest Service Road (FS Road) 1007 for 4 miles, turn left on FS Road 1509 1/2 mile to the trailhead. From Ozark, take Arkansas 23 north to Cass, turn left (west) on FS Road 1520 for 8 miles to FS Road 1509, then north 4 miles to trailhead.

Note: As of September 2007, ATV Riding is only permitted on designated Forest Service roads. Make sure to contact the Ozark National Forest HQ to obtain a map showning these roads at (479) 964-7200.

Ozark National Forest (AR/US)

Ozark National Forest (AR/US)

Ozark National Forest (AR/US)

Ozark National Forest (AR/US)

Mill Creek Trail System ATV Trails Map



Local Contact(s):  Ozark National Forest (479) 964-7200; Arkansas Visitors (800) NATURAL

Recommended Book:  "ATV Trails: Offroad" from Mud Mountain

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Spirit Mountain Lodge, Ozark (501) 667-1919

Breakfast Restaurant:  Catalpa Cafe, Catalpa

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  6/22/2016

Mill Creek Trail System ATV Trails Map


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