Featured HORSE TRAILS
East of Ft Smith and Paris in the Ozark National Forest, the Huckleberry Mountain Trail consists of two scenic main horseback riding loops which offer 34.3 miles of the most scenic riding in the Ozark National Forest. Deep winding valleys framed by rugged mountain bluffs give way to clear mountain streams. The trail is shared with hikers, mountain bikers and ATVs.
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.
South of Booneville in the Ouachita National Forest, the Sugar Creek Trail is a 31 mile trail system of various loops open to horseback riding. Since this multi-use route is shared with hikers, mountain bikers, ATVs, all horseback riders should keep an eye out. There are two trailheads to access to this trail, which is classified easy to difficult. Much of the Sugar Creek trail consists of an unsurfaced path running over old, open logging roads and narrow trails.
Near Waldron in the Ouachita National Forest, the 26 mile Fourche Mountain Trail offers breathtaking views of Fourche Mountain and Buck Knob. Formerly known as the Mill Creek Equestrian Trail, the yellow-blazed horse trail passes abandoned silver mines, beautiful streams and several views of the Ouachita Mountains. The trail has a combination of unsurfaced and road surfaces.