USDA Forest Service - Ozark-St. Francis National Forests

2024 Eclipse Information

On April 8, the moon, earth, and sun will align in a total solar eclipse that will pass across a large portion of the United States. The eclipse will be an amazing event, especially in the path of totality.

Eclipse Resources

As one of America's most scenic and picturesque areas, the Ozark-St. Francis provides a lot of the "natural" in the Natural State of Arkansas. We have something for everyone and are on the way to almost everywhere in Arkansas!

  • Recreation

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    The Forests' rugged scenic beauty offers a wide variety of year-round recreational opportunities! Whether you are a hiker, camper, kayaker, horseback rider, hunter, fisherman, or anything in between, the Ozark-St Francis National Forests provide new adventures around every bend.

  • Be Prepared

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    Before embarking on your outdoor adventure, be prepared with maps available in several formats: Interactive, downloadable, geo-referenced, and also available for printing at home.

  • Fire Information

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    The forest will be conducting prescribed burns over the next several months. The purposes of these burns are to re-establish fire’s natural role in the forest ecosystem, improve forest health, and reduce the threat of catastrophic wildfires.


Forest Restoration Videos

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The Forest Service and The Nature Conservancy in Arkansas produced a series of three short videos highlighting the incredible forest and glade restoration work being completed.

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