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Beauty of nature

Such a nice place for a hike, critter watching or a picnic. If you come to the area I highly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Susan M

The foliage is pretty to look at. We had a nice time driving around and taking in the scenery. We... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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This huge forest consists of 1.7 million acres of mountainous terrain in western Arkansas and eastern Oklahoma.
Hot Springs, AR 71902
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a nice place for a hike, critter watching or a picnic. If you come to the area I highly recommend !

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The foliage is pretty to look at. We had a nice time driving around and taking in the scenery. We were so tired from our other excursions so we didn’t get out and hike around.

Thank kassiep87
Reviewed May 8, 2018

I am always amazed at the natural beauty that our country has to offer. Take the time to drive or walk thru whatever you can and slow things down. I want to return in the Fall or the Winter.

5  Thank Holli G
Reviewed April 16, 2018

Ouachita National Forest is tranquil, and a wonderful refuge from the busyness of life. It is a very large forest, with many back-trails that are way off the main roads. We saw several waterfalls and signs of wildlife, and thoroughly enjoyed enjoying God's creation!

3  Thank Kathy S
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Spent time driving around the area and through the Forest. Wish I had more time to spend hiking while I was there.

Thank duhkluck
Reviewed December 21, 2017

Great Place to visit. Park has many places. You can walk along the bath house and see hot spring water coming out of the ground. Which is very interesting to find out it takes 300 years to start as rain in the mountains and becomes...More

2  Thank John B
Reviewed November 21, 2017

We spent several days in the forest starting with the west side in Oklahoma traveling and exploring all the way to the east side. Lots of places on the main roads to pull over for sightseeing. Lots of unpaved roads to choose from. Most are...More

Thank 2014psr
Reviewed November 14, 2017

Take the drive through the park you will be glad you did. The views are breathtaking. Drive slowly the roads are dangerous.

Thank Tammie S
Reviewed October 23, 2017

Just couldn't believe this place is in Arkansas! Endless hills and massive pine trees. Oh, I wish I could go back!!

Thank nkm615
Reviewed October 15, 2017

Lovely drive with curves and rolling hills and scenery. You can drive as long or short a distance as you want. Years ago we drove through the Ouachita and it was beautiful. This year, it was too early in October, plus the locals told us...More

2  Thank Ann T
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Maribel G
February 3, 2018|
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Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
Beautiful. Dogwood tress and spring flowers are just as pretty as it comes. Creek should have lot more water too. Enjoy the beauty. I always do.
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December 19, 2017|
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Response from Bill H | Reviewed this property |
There are many places to stay, but the National Park is an urban park. The park surrounds the city of Hot Springs. Kind of confusing but it was the first land set aside by the Federal Government in 1832. As for the Ouachita... More
Bilal S
November 6, 2017|
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Response from Bill H | Reviewed this property |
My gosh, so many things to do, First take your time and visit Bathhouse Row and then take the 11 or 2 o'clock tours at the Fordyce Bathhouse. Visit the old Superior Bathhouse that has been converted into the first... More