Arkansas Parks, Campgrounds, and Trails
We all love taking the horses out locally, but the best part of owning a horse is the opportunities for adventure. Luckily, the United States is full of horse-friendly outdoor recreation areas perfect for the occasional day trip or longer vacation. We are producing a series to bring you information about the horse-friendly parks, campgrounds, and trails across the United States.
Cold Springs Ranger District Ouachita National Forest P.O. Box 417 2190 E. Main Booneville, AR 72927 (501) 675-3233
Fourche Ranger District Ouachita National Forest P.O. Box 459 Hwy. 10 E. Danville, AR 72833 (501) 495-2844
Caddo Ranger District Ouachita National Forest 912 Smokey Bear Lane Glenwood, AR 71943 (870) 356-4186
Jessieville Ranger District Ouachita National Forest P.O. Box 189 8607 Hwy. 7 N. Jessieville, AR 71949 (501) 984-5313
Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism One Capitol Mall Little Rock, Arkansas 72201 1-888-AT-PARKS (V/TT) (501) 682-7777 (V/TT)
Mena Ranger District Ouachita National Forest 1603 Hwy. 71 N Mena, AR 71953 (501) 394-2382
Womble Ranger District Ouachita National Forest P.O. Box 255 Mount Ida, AR 71957 (870) 867-2101
Lonesome D Horse and RV Park 776 Cravens Lane New Blaine, Arkansas 72851 Phone 501-938-2899 or 501-938-0149 E-mail: Bjwtnwalkers@aol.com Directions: Lonesome D Horse and RV Park located in New Blaine, 20 miles south of I-40. Traveling from east or west, exit I-40 at Clarksville, onto Hwy 164 west. Then take State Hwy 109 south about 13 miles to State Hwy 22. Turn left and travel approx 2.5 miles. Lonesome D camp sign on right at Cravens Road. Campground approximately 2 miles in on Cravens Road. Facillities: over 30 sites – all with electric and water hook-ups. All camp sites have corrals for horses. Modern bath/toilet facilities and easy access to over 75 miles of horse trails that wind through out the Ozark-St.Francis National Forest. Trails: Most trails are well groomed and are comprised of old logging roads and cut trails. Still many miles of primitive trails that wind through some of the most scenic country the mid-west has to offer. Many creek, river, and waterfall crossings.
Oden Ranger District Ouachita National Forest P.O. Box 332 Hwy. 88 W Oden, AR 71961 (870) 326-4322
Winona Ranger District Ouachita National Forest 1039 Hwy. 10 N. Perryville, AR 72126 (501) 889-5176
Ozark-St. Francis National Forests USDA Forest Service 605 West Main Street Russellville, AR 72801-3614 Phone: 501-968-2354
Perry’s Passin’ Thru Bed, Barn & Brew Jacci Perry 21365 Perry Road Springdale, AR 72764 479-756-6969 Location: east of Springdale, AR. Facilities: 5 stall barn with wash bay. Pets are welcomed. It’s $20/night for stall/&hookups or $135/master bedroom/bath & $90/guest bedroom/bath.
Poteau Ranger District Ouachita National Forest P.O. Box 2255 Waldron, AR 72958 (501) 637-4174