Arkansas Map

Friendship Trail

Contact Info
Ouachita National Forest
8608 Highway 7 North
P.O. Box 189
Jessieville, AR 71949

Phone:
501-984-5313
Basics
Length:
0.9 mile round trip; 0.5 mile loop.
Difficulty:
Easy
Time:
30 mins

Description

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.

Surrounding areas:
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.

Details

Length:
0.9 mile round trip; 0.5 mile loop.
Difficulty:
Easy
Time:
30 mins
Additional Details:

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

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