Arkansas, Eagle Rock Loop
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Climb though the rugged hardwood and pine forests of the Ouachita Mountains on the Eagle Rock Loop.

The Eagle Rock Loop travels through the Ouachita National Forest via the Little Missouri Trail, the Viles Branch Horse Trail, and the Athens-Big Fork Trail, along a 100 year-old postal route and many old wagon roads. This loop is among the most difficult yet popular routes in Arkansas. Considered by many to be the best hike in the Ouachita Mountains, as well as a great bike route, this trail offers rugged climbs though hardwood and pine forests, numerous beautiful stream crossings, and a variety of stunning mountain peaks. Hikers and bikers on this loop can choose from five trailheads, which means there are many ways to hike this trail.

27 mi (43 km)       $4.99 full guide
27 mi (43 km)
$4.99 full guide
A map of the Eagle Rock Loop.
A map of the Eagle Rock Loop.
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26.8-mile loop trail through the Ouachita National Forest via the Little Missouri Trail, Viles Branch Horse Trail, and Athens-Big Fork Trail. This trail is among the most difficult yet popular and hikes in Arkansas.

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