“A skippy jaunt from Mt. Harbor Road to two perfect views of Lake Ouachita.”
— il coyote
Birding · Fall Colors · Lake · River/Creek · Spring · Wildflowers · Wildlife
Wear Orange in hunting season.
Hal, Jim, Pat, and Rod knew you would love it.
Need to Know
For maximum affect of scenic enjoyment at the numerous lake overlooks, hike this trail in the fall. For maximum affect of flora and fauna, moss, fern and lichen, hike this trail in the early mornings of summer. Park at the trailhead on Mt. Harbor road. Watch out for mountain bikers and hound dogs hunting turkey.
You've had an exhausting day at the lake. The crappie weren't biting, your ATV lost a tire, the ice machine broke, and the cooler is warm. When the going gets tough, the tough get going down a relaxing trail. This is the cure. This is a simple out and back designed to re-center your focus when life feels a bit heavy. You have many chances to ponder purpose on this trail, so bring it back to what is most important. Sit down, or not, and remember that this opportunity to hike the trail was given as a gift for you to enjoy. Many long hours of trail nurturing went into making this hike special. Pay it forward.
Flora & Fauna
Fern, moss, and lichen.
History & Background
Trail maintained and completed by those who love it.