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Made a round trip from Hot Springs to Mount Ida, south to Glenwood, then back east to Hot Springs... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
William W
Fort Worth, Texas
Great easy and comfortable hiking

We are 76 and 77 years old and generally do a fair amount of hiking when on our timeshare exchange... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Orlando, FL
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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

With my son on Fall Break we decided to get out of town and spend some time camping out in nature. We found this campground through the Army Corps of Engineers and with our "America the Beautiful" park pass we ended up getting half off...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Made a round trip from Hot Springs to Mount Ida, south to Glenwood, then back east to Hot Springs. Plenty of places to camp, hike or put a boat in Lake Ouachita. We spent a few hours at Wegner Ranch and Quartz Mine where we...More

3  Thank William W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are 76 and 77 years old and generally do a fair amount of hiking when on our timeshare exchange vacations. We were recently in Hot Springs AR and hiked several days in the Ouachita National Forest. The drive out Rt. 270 from Hot Springs...More

4  Thank Joe-SVL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Please go here if you're in Hot Springs! Be prepared to hike, there a short trails and long trails - it's a wonderful experience! Also check out the lake if you get a chance. The National Park service provides a CHEAP, yet wonderful 2-hour tour...More

2  Thank Road792501
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Our rental cabin is in the heart of the forest. Hiking trails are available and are close to the cabin site.

1  Thank Todd S
Reviewed July 9, 2018

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

1  Thank Susan M
Reviewed June 12, 2018 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.

1  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.

6  Thank Holli D
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!

6  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.

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October 11, 2018|
Response from Susan M | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure, I did not see any while we were there, sorry I'm not much help !!
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.
jyoti shankar s
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