Due to a lapse in federal funding, this USDA website will not be actively updated. Once funding has been reestablished, online operations will continue. On-going operational updates will be posted here (https://www.fs.fed.us/shutdown) as we are able to provide them.


Land & Resources Management

 Land & Resources management information is organized in the following manner:


Documents that guide management of the national forest are located on this page. The focus is broad scale: regional, forest-wide, or landscape-level. The Ouachita National Forest Revised Land and Resource Management Plan, monitoring reports, and other assessments and planning documents are available.


Information on specific projects the Ouachita National Forest is evaluating, planning, or actively implementing is located on this page. The Schedule of Proposed Actions (SOPA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) project documentation are available.

Resource Management

Resource management program information is available for fish & wildlife management, timber resources, minerals and geology and much more.

Geospatial Data

Downloadable Geographic Information System (GIS) data for the Ouachita National Forest is located on this page. Links to free GIS software are also listed.

Travel Management

Travel Analysis Report now available.

National Historic Preservation Act

Draft programmatic agreement regarding the process for compliance with section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act for undertakings on the Ozark-St. Francis and Ouachita National Forests