ATV Trails Near Mountain Home, AR

ATV Trails Near Mountain Home, AR
Arkansas offers more than 1,100 miles of picturesque Ozark National Forest all-terrain vehicle (ATV) trails, primarily located in the central and northwest areas of the state. The National Forest Service Ranger Districts provide trail maps of the currently designated ATV and multi-use trails. Recreation users sharing the multi-use trails include mountain bikers and hikers.

Sylamore Ranger District (56), ATV Trail near Mountain Home

Sylamore Ranger District, 8,500 acres, has about 95 miles of ATV trails around the town of Fifty-Six. ATVs are allowed on the gravel county and forest service paved roads, unless it is marked otherwise. ATV trail heads are easily accessible from the campgrounds. Multi-use trails for hikers or mountain bikers, can also be used by ATVs unless marked otherwise.

While riding an ATV, you will see lots of trees, a mix of hardwoods and pines, picturesque bluffs, and overlooks. The nearby Gunner Pool Recreation Area offers a campground, while the Gunner Pool Lake is situated off the North Sylamore Creek, which is a clear mountain stream. The recreational area is teeming with whitetail deer, squirrels, black bears and wild turkeys. Enjoy a swim in Gunner Pool or in the North Sylamore Creek.

Sylamore Ranger District
1001 East Main Street
Mountain View, AR 72560
(870) 269-3228
fs.fed.us/oonf/ozark/projects/planning/sylamoreproject.html

Craighead Forest Park, ATV Trail near Mountain Home

Craighead Forest Park, a 692-acre park, is situated in scenic Crowley's Ridge. It offers a 30+ mile, ATV trail and other outdoor opportunities, including hiking, camping, mountain biking and fishing. The ATV trail is located off Craighead Forest Road in Jonesboro, Arkansas and encompasses the area from the parking lot on Craighead Forest Road west to South Culberson. The well-maintained ATV trail is outside the Forest Park Loop.

ATV trail riders' family, friend, or even corporate groups, can enjoy a sheltered pavilion in the ATV trail area. ATV trail riders are asked to stay off the open field below the dam.

Craighead Forest Park
4910 S Culberhouse Road
Jonesboro, AR 72404
(870) 932-6905
jonesborosports.org

Moccasin Gap, ATV Trail

Moccasin Gap is located about 3.5 hours away from Mountain Home. Moccasin Gap includes some waterfalls, streams and lots of forested venues of pine and hardwoods. ATVs are allowed on portions of the Moccasin Gap ATV Trail. From Russellville, Arkansas, take Highway 7 for about 25 miles to the trail head, west side of Highway 7.

Bayou Ranger District
12000 SR 27
Hector, AR 72843
(479) 284-3150
fs.fed.us/oonf/ozark/districts/bayou_rd.html

Article Written By Cheryl McCann

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