Ouachita National Forest

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78 mi 125 km

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99 mi 160 km

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Gems
2 Gems

Easy Trails
8 Trails
Intermediate Trails
10 Trails
Hard Trails
1 Trails

Food and Drink

After the Hike: Local Favorites

Bohemia Part 2... Yelling from the kitchen & staff seemed upset we were there
Park avenue, Hot Springs AR — (517) 727-5283
Deluca's Pizza Best pizza pie in Hot Springs. Well-worth the price. Owner hails from Brooklyn, NY as well. Authentic as you can get.
SONIC Drive In Mocha Java chiller = LOVE :)
Wok Express Chicken and broccoli is awesome!
Colonial Pancake & Waffle House Not fun place with kids..thy kicked us out.
Skyline Cafe I had the breakfast burrito it was amazing. :)
Rolando's Restaurante Never go to here. It sucks.
Don Juan Authentic Mexican Queso is white, the best kind. We had enchiladas, burritos, tacos, and tamales. All were out of this world! You just can't go wrong here.
Shipley Do-Nuts best place ever!!
Branding Iron Steaks and bread bar
1110 Highway 71 S, Mena AR — (479) 437-3240
Steinhaus Keller Does this place serve a good Wiener Schnitzel?
Colorado Grill Bronco burrito was the best thing ever. Don't have palaces this good where I'm from in Minnesota. Well worth it. And friendly staff.
Picante's Try the carne asada really good
Taco Mama First time eating here...the food was great!
Rocky's Corner There is no better pizza in hot springs ....
Cafe 1217 This is the best place in town to get quality fresh good food. Their tomato soup and sandwiches are fantastic!
SONIC Drive In Sweet potato tots:)
Mr. Whiskers Shrimp Po Boy with Whisker sauce - it's the dish.
SONIC Drive In This is the slowest Sonic in the universe. Plan ahead accordingly.
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Gems in Ouachita National Forest - 2

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Trails in Ouachita National Forest - 15

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Mena, AR
9.9 mi 15.9 km Mena, AR
All Clear
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4 days ago
3.9 mi 6.3 km
#2 Black Fork2
Mena, AR
3.9 mi 6.3 km Mena, AR
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Mena, AR
2.7 mi 4.4 km Mena, AR
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35.5 mi 57.2 km
#4 Womble Trail
Mount Ida, AR
35.5 mi 57.2 km Mount Ida, AR
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Mena, AR
0.7 mi 1.1 km Mena, AR
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4 days ago
0.7 mi 1.2 km
#6 Bomber Trail
Mena, AR
0.7 mi 1.2 km Mena, AR
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4 days ago
0.6 mi 1.0 km
#7 Ward Dam Road
Mena, AR
0.6 mi 1.0 km Mena, AR
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4 days ago
0.6 mi 0.9 km
#8 Fern Loop
Mena, AR
0.6 mi 0.9 km Mena, AR
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4 days ago
0.8 mi 1.2 km
#9 Inner Loop
Mena, AR
0.8 mi 1.2 km Mena, AR
All Clear
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4 days ago
9.5 mi 15.2 km
#10 Caney Creek Trail
Mena, AR
9.5 mi 15.2 km Mena, AR
All Clear
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Creek was flowing great based on recent rain. Plenty of campsite options.
57 days ago
4.5 mi 7.3 km
#11 Buckeye Trail
Dierks, AR
4.5 mi 7.3 km Dierks, AR
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Dierks, AR
13.3 mi 21.4 km Dierks, AR
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Fallen Trees
8 days ago
0.9 mi 1.5 km
#13 Settler Loop
Mena, AR
0.9 mi 1.5 km Mena, AR
All Clear
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4 days ago
1.2 mi 2.0 km
#14 Southern Loop
Mena, AR
1.2 mi 2.0 km Mena, AR
All Clear
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4 days ago
Dierks, AR
14.6 mi 23.4 km Dierks, AR
Unknown
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