Resorts Near Mena, Arkansas

Resorts Near Mena, Arkansas
Mena, a small town nestled comfortably in the Ozark Mountains of Northern Arkansas, is near popular outdoor recreational areas like the Ouachita National Forest, which provides camping facilities, hiking paths, horseback riding and ATV riding. Mena is less than 25 minutes from Irons Fork Reservoir, which offers opportunities for fishing and boating excursions.

Mena Mountain Resort

Mena Mountain Resort is a cozy, intimate bed and breakfast near Cossatot River State Park, which offers opportunities for mountain climbing, hiking and horseback riding. Mena Mountain Resort is less than 20 minutes from Janssen Park, which has facilities for picnics, and nature walks. Guest can fish at the three ponds on the resort's grounds. The facility provides a parking garage and loading dock for ATVs. Guestroom amenities at Mena Mountain Resort include a living room area with flat-screen television, and choice of a king-sized bed or 2 queen-sized beds.

Mena Mountain Resort
2817 Highway 71 N.
Mena, AR 71953
(479) 394-3110
menamountainresort.com

Queen Wilhelmina Lodge

Queen Wilhelmina Lodge, known also as the "Castle in the Sky," is situated on Rich Mountain, Arkansas' second highest peak. The resort is in the midst of Queen Wilhelmina State Park, which provides trails for hiking and backpacking, like Lover's Leap Trail, Reservoir Trail and the renowned Ouachita Trail, a 225-mile path that extends through northern Arkansas. The lodge is approximately 30 minutes from Lake Wilhelmina, which has facilities for fishing and boating. Queen Wilhelmina Lodge has a true alpine, mountain resort atmosphere with fireplaces in the guestrooms and balconies that overlook the mountains. The on-site Queen's Restaurant serves Southern-style cooking. Queen Wilhelmina State Park has sites for camping and RV parking.

Queen Wilhelmina Lodge
3877 Highway 88 W.
Mena, AR 71953
(479) 394-2863
queenwilhelmina.com

Shadowrock Log Cabin Resort

Shadowrock Log Cabin Resort consists of three cabins--Savannah, Whiskey Peak and Old Glory--that feature fully furnished kitchens and bathrooms, queen-sized beds, living room areas with sofa sleepers. The Savannah cabin has a fireplace. The resort supplies each cabin with water from its on-site well. Guests who stay at Shadowrock can ride ATVs at Wolf Pen Gap ATV Trails, which is five minutes away. The trails at Wolf Pen Gap span over 40 miles and cater to experienced ATV riders, as well as beginners. The resort is near the Athens-Big Fork Trail, a historic path that is open for hiking and horseback riding.

Shadowrock Log Cabin Resort
1216 Polk Road 602
Mena, AR 71953
(479) 243-5720
atvcabins.com

Article Written By Skip Davis

Skip Davis has been writing professionally since 2005. His work has appeared in "Southern Literary Magazine," on various websites and in graphic panels at the Jackson Zoological Park in Jackson, Miss. Currently living in Southern California, Davis received his Bachelor of Arts in theater at Belhaven College.

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