The 222 mile trail begins at the Visitor Center and winds for 2.5 miles through the park and then for 220 miles through the Ouachita Mountains ending in southeast Oklahoma. The park section travels through upland forests along rocky hillsides and the edge of the scenic Big Maumelle River.
Exit 9 off I-430 at Little Rock and travel seven miles west on Hwy. 10, then go two miles north on Hwy. 300