Nestled in the forested splendor of the rugged Ouachita Mountains, this recreation area is located in the southern portion of the national forest. Visitors are invited to hike the nature trail or experience the excitement of a canoe trip on the Little Missouri River.
Albert Pike is closed seasonally (schedule to reopen 4/1/16 day use only). Downed trees have made the Winding Stairs trailhead inaccessible and dangerous for hikers and will remain closed. (updated 8/4/15). An update on the status of Winding Stairs will be posted as new information becomes available. Call the Womble Office for additional information 870-867-2101
From Hot Springs take Highway 70 west 36 miles through Glenwood to Salem. Turn west on Highway 84 and go 13 miles to Langley. At Langley turn north on Highway 369 and go 6 miles to the recreation area.