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.
The Albert Pike Recreation area and the nearby Winding Stair trailhead sustained damage after a storm on Memorial Day. The repairs have been completed at Albert Pike Recreation Area and the restroom facility has re-opened. Downed trees have made the Winding Stair trailhead inaccessible and dangerous for hikers and will remain closed. (updated 8/4/15). An update on the status of Winding Stair will be posted as new information becomes available. Albert Pike Recreation Area Loops A & B are open seasonally for day use only. No overnight camping. Call the Womble Office for additional information 870-867-2101
Open for day use 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. No overnight camping or parking. No fee.
Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Spring - Fall
6 miles north of Langley, Arkansas.
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.