Mill Creek HorseTrail

The 2nd most popular equestrian trail in Arkansas.

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Southeast of Fayetteville near Winslow in the Ozark National Forest, the Mill Creek Trail system consists of 27 miles of horseback riding loops through remote, spectacular mountainous terrain, scenic, lush upland hardwood forest, unique rock out-croppings. The horse 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.

These trails are shared by hikers, mountain bikers, ATV and horseback riders. Stay on trails. Private property borders the trail in various places. Please respect the private landowners by not trespassing.

To reach the trailhead 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.

Overall, Mill Creek HorseTrail is the 2nd most popular horse trail of all 10 horseback rides in Arkansas. Several of the better horse trails are nearby Mill Creek HorseTrail including Huckleberry Mountain Horse Trail, Moccasin Gap Horse Trail and Sylamore Horse Trail.


Local Contact(s):  Ozark National Forest (479) 964-7200; Arkansas Visitors (800) NATURAL; Arkansas Horse Council (870) 446-6226.

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

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

Breakfast Restaurant:  Catalpa Cafe, Catalpa

Reference Source:  click here

Article Source:   Mill Creek HorseTrail

GPS:  35.7655, -93.8604

Date Published:  5/17/2016

Date Updated:  8/11/2016

ID:  12961

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