ARKANSAS TOURISM NOTICE: Arkansas's Seven Show Caves Are Open to the Public
The western terminus of the Ozark Highlands Trail begins behind the visitor center at Lake Fort Smith State Park. The park manages the first three miles in the park with the Ozark Highlands Trail Association managing the rest of the trail system. Waterfalls, ridges, and valleys are all experienced as one hikes the trail. This trail can be completed all at once taking or by breaking it up into sections. The eastern terminus is located along the Buffalo National River at the location known as Woolum, 165 miles from Lake Fort Smith State Park.
For Information:Park Superintendent, Mountainburg, AR, 72946, (479) 369-2469
Ozark Highlands Trail - Western Terminus
It would be very helpful if the park administrators could could post the water level in Frog Bayou. It is discomforting to travel to the park intending to hike the OHT and find one cannot cross the river.
Trailhead Location:Eight miles north of Mountainburg on U.S. 71. Trail begins at the visitor center
GPS Coordinates:35.695591205808 -94.11824226379
To ensure you enjoy your state park experience, be aware of the natural world. There
are some areas which are potentially hazardous to all visitors. Since it is impractical
to post signs at all danger points, use caution when approaching such areas as cliffs,
caves, heavily wooded areas, swamps, streams, and lakes. Adults are responsible
for children in their care. If unsure about possible hazards, check at the visitor
DIVISION OF STATE PARKS,
ARKANSAS DEPT. OF PARKS AND TOURISM
1 Capitol Mall - Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
1-888-287-2757 (V/TT) / firstname.lastname@example.org
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