Ozark-St. Francis National Forests, Arkansas Camping & Hiking

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Activities

AUTO TOURING, BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT, SWIMMING, HORSE CAMPING

Camping Reservations

Reserve your campsite at these camping areas:

Arkansas Campgrounds

COVE LAKE RECREATION AREA

BLANCHARD SPRINGS RECREATION AREA

WHITE ROCK MOUNTAIN RECREATION AREA

Hiking Trails

Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails:

Arkansas Hiking Trails

Bear Creek Lake Recreation Area

Gunner Pool Recreation Area

Hurricane Creek Wilderness

Richland Creek Wilderness

Wolf Pen Recreation Area

Kapark Trailhead

Dahl Memorial Trailhead

Dixon Ridge Trailhead

Whitaker Point Trailhead

Zing Trailhead

Austin Trailhead

Boen Gulf Trailhead

Related Link(s)

More Arkansas Recreation Areas

Ozark-St. Francis National Forests

So Much To Do & See

The 1.2-million acre Ozark-St. Francis National Forests offer endless opportunities for adventure. As one of America’s most scenic and picturesque areas, the Ozark-St. Francis provides a lot of the “natural” in the Natural State of Arkansas.

A variety of developed and dispersed recreation opportunities await you on the forests. Hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, floating, kayaking, boating, camping, picnicking, swimming, hunting, fishing, four-wheeler riding and taking pictures are just some of the activities people enjoy while visiting the forests. Each of the recreation areas, trails, wilderness areas or wild and scenic rivers provides unique opportunities to observe nature and enjoy your favorite outdoor activities from cavern tours to hunting black bear and white-tail deer. The Ozark-St. Francis National Forests have something for everyone and are on the way to almost everywhere in Arkansas!

Current Recreation Schedule and Fees

Campground and Day-Use Area Rules