8608 Highway 7 North
P.O. Box 189
Jessieville, AR 71949
- 0.9 mile round trip; 0.5 mile loop.
- 30 mins
This fully accessible trail is ideal for a short day hike. It leads you through a picturesque mature pine and hardwood forest. You will enjoy a fishing pond, beautifully constructed bridges and interpretive signs along the trails edge. Facilities include a picnic pavilion and restroom. Located at the Jessieville Visitor Information and Ranger Station, volunteers and Forest Service personnel are ready to assist you with your information needs.
Camp and picnic at Iron Springs Recreation Area.
For a longer hike try the Hunts Loop and Ouachita National Recreation Trail.
Enjoy a beautiful scenic drive on Scenic 7 Byway or Buffalo Gap Auto Tour if you are looking for a more primitive experience.
Historic Hot Springs National Park is only 19 miles away and Lake Ouachita offers a vast array of boating and water sport opportunities.
Trail Information: The trail will take about 30
minutes to travel and is a paved surface. The
grade is very gentle.
Site Amenities: Restroom, parking area, pond, picnic pavilion, picnic tables, water at the Visitor Information Center
Difficulty level: Easiest
Requirements: The trail is open to pedestrian traffic only
Recommended Season: Year round