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Ouachita National Forest, Hot Springs

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Forest · Hidden Gem · National Park
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  • This place is absolutely beautiful. There are trails, scenic overlooks, lakes, and campgrounds. Most of the roads are narrow and winding, so be careful. 
    This place is absolutely beautiful. There are trails, scenic overlooks, lakes, and campgrounds. Most of the roads are narrow and winding, so be careful.  more »
  • That hands down was one of the coolest trails I've been on. The lake was absolutely beautiful. If you make your way down to the water you can see one of the best views in the US. 
    That hands down was one of the coolest trails I've been on. The lake was absolutely beautiful. If you make your way down to the water you can see one of the best views in the US.  more »
  • We saw a sign that said scenic drive off Hwy 7 in Perryville, Ar. We turned onto a dirt road entrance thinking it must be just a short unpaved road to a scenic lookout. We kept driving and the road... 
    We saw a sign that said scenic drive off Hwy 7 in Perryville, Ar. We turned onto a dirt road entrance thinking it must be just a short unpaved road to a scenic lookout. We kept driving and the road...  more »
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  • Absolutely love the trails.well marked and maintained. Have been in the winter, fall and spring. Would highly recommend early winter or late fall. Did encounter a rattlesnake on the trail without incident during my most recent hike mid spring. The mountain sides, are exquisite during the mid spring time along with ferns and early morning fog..just beautiful. Winter is phenomenal with the ice capped trees, and being able see some great views with leaf off season. The trail shuttle service are amazing, very helpful, friendly and will shuttle hikers to or from drop off points. Will definately be back in the fall!
  • Eagle rock loop was a spectacular hike. I didn't get to finish because the little Missouri was so high, but I will be back to finish it all. With beautiful vista's and stunning river crossings, this is my new favorite hike in Arkansas.
  • This was an amazing day! Met wonderful people who helped put air in my tire where I hit a wire, caught 15 fish in a short time & the view was beautiful! Will be back again soon! Love it!❤️
  • Very beautiful place. It’s big and there are lots of stops throughout the forest spanning from Oklahoma to Arkansas. I recommend taking the Scenic drive from Oklahoma all the way to Hot Springs.
  • Great Forrest Park, have visited both the Arkansas and Oklahoma ends of the forest. Stayed at the Arkansas state park near Hot Springs and at the NPS Campground at Cedar Lake. Beauty abounds

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