Caddo Bend Trail

Hot Springs, Arkansas

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This trail parallels the shoreline of a peninsula extending into beautiful Lake Ouachita. This is one of the most pleasant hikes you are likely to experience. Views of the lake are consistently beautiful, quartz outcroppings are exceptionally pretty, and the breeze off the water is refreshingly pure. The challenge is neither too difficult nor too easy, making this the perfect day hike. This is one of the most pleasant hikes you are likely to experience. Views of the lake are consistently beautiful, quartz outcroppings are exceptionally pretty, and the breeze off the water is refreshingly pure.The challenge is neither too difficult nor too easy, making this the perfect day hike. According to a legend on the trailhead sign, the main trail is marked by yellow blazes. To return to the road, which leads back to the trailhead, follow the red blazes.
Hiking Arkansas

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Hiking Arkansas

by Janie & Wyatt Jones (Falcon Guides)

This trail parallels the shoreline of a peninsula extending into beautiful Lake Ouachita. This is one of the most pleasant hikes you are likely to experience. Views of the lake are consistently beautiful, quartz outcroppings are exceptionally pretty, and the breeze off the water is refreshingly pure. The challenge is neither too difficult nor too easy, making this the perfect day hike.

This is one of the most pleasant hikes you are likely to experience. Views of the lake are consistently beautiful, quartz outcroppings are exceptionally pretty, and the breeze
off the water is refreshingly pure.The challenge is neither too difficult nor too easy, making this the perfect day hike.
According to a legend on the trailhead sign, the main trail is marked by yellow blazes. To return to the road, which leads back to the trailhead, follow the red blazes.

© 2004 Janie & Wyatt Jones/Falcon Guides. All Rights Reserved.

Activity Type: Hiking
Nearby City: Hot Springs
Distance: 4.5
Trail Type: Loop/Lollipop
Skill Level: Moderate
Season: Year-round
Local Contacts: Lake Ouachita State Park
Local Maps: USGS Mountain Pine
Driving Directions: Directions to Caddo Bend Trail

Recent Trail Reviews

7/24/2010
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Had a nice hike with my sister. The high temps and humidity were sort of rough in places, but at the lookout area, there was shade and a lake breeze that made you forget it was the middle of a very hot summer. Wonderful trail, well marked. Lots of geocaching for anyone that does that.


7/10/2010
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I really enjoyed the trail. It was not too difficult or too easy. The scenery was beautiful as you could see Ouachita Lake through almost the entire hike. My wife complained about having to keep too close an eye on the trail, due to the rough terrain, to enjoy the beauty around her.


8/26/2006
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It was a nice trail; the "ups and downs" weren't too drastic. We hiked it in a little over 2 hours, even with one or two lengthy stops (and despite the sign suggesting it would take 3 hours). We hung out on the shore for a little while. Many views of the Lake--seems pretty clean. Drank two quarts of water/gatorade on this 4 mile trail, of course the temp and humidity factored in to that. It's great being out in God's creation! Tim Hayes Little Rock, AR


4/11/2005
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