Ouachita National Forest

Hiking - Fourche Mountain Trail

The Fourche Mountain Trail (formerly Mill Creek Equestrian Trail) offers breathtaking views of Fourche Mountain and Buck Knob. Abandoned silver mines, beautiful streams, and several spectacular views of the Ouachita Mountains are among the trail sites. While this trail network provides horseback riding opportunities, it also offers day hiking and mountain biking.

Surrounding Areas: Mill Creek Recreation Area

Length: Varies

Surface type: Unsurfaced and road surfaces

Difficulty Level: Easy to most difficult

Recommended Seasons: Spring, summer, and fall (Mill Creek Recreation Area is closed from November to April)

Water: Mill Creek Recreation Area

Access: U.S. Highway 270 to Mill Creek Recreation Area

History: The Forest, with the assistance of the Arkansas Trail Riders Association, built this trail in 1990.

Trail Marking: Yellow Rectangles with numbered junctions

Published: 29 Apr 2002 | Last Updated: 23 May 2011
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication


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