Brock Creek


Area Status: Open

The Brock Creek Trail is a multi-use trail system located on the Big Piney Ranger District in the beautiful Ozark National Forest. The trail system consists of two major loops and many interconnecting loops. The combined loops provide over 42 miles of trails for dirt bikers, Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) riders, and horseback riders. The trails meander through majestic oak/hickory forests and occasional areas of pine. These areas also contain small streams that traverse through the trail system, adding to the beauty of the area. The Brock Creek Trail system offers riders of all skill levels a great place for outdoor recreation that is suitable for the whole family.

Brock Creek Multi-Use Trail System Guide

Brock Creek Trail Map

Link to the Brock Creek Trail map on Avenza that is available for download and used within the Avenza app on your smartphone. More information about the Avenza app here.

Campground and Day-Use Area Rules

At a Glance

Fees: Free to camp. Primitive campground: pack-it-in, pack-it-out trash. Current forest recreation schedule and fees.
Restrictions: Cross-country travel is not permitted. Stay on designated trails.
Water: None
Restroom: Campground (nearby) has vault toilets.
Operated By: Big Piney Ranger District (479)284-3150 or (870)446-5122

General Information

Directions: To reach Zing Trailhead, take Conway County Road 32 north from Jerusalem for 6 miles then turn right on Van Buren County Road 226 for 1 mile then left on Van Buren County Road 423 for 1.5 miles, trailhead is on the left. Mountain Man Trailhead is 3 miles past Zing Trailhead on the right. To reach Austin Trailhead, take Conway County Road 32 north from Jerusalem for 10 miles turn right on Van Buren County Road 2 for 1.5 miles, trailhead is on the right.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Mountain Biking

Recreation areas with activity Mountain Biking: The Brock Creek Trail is a multi-use trail system located on the Bayou Ranger District in the beautiful Ozark National Forest. The trail system consists of two major loops and many interconnecting loops. The combined loops provide over 42 miles of trails for dirt bikers, Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) riders, and horseback riders. The trails meander through majestic oak/hickory forests and occasional areas of pine. These areas also contain small streams that traverse through the trail system, adding to the beauty of the area. The Brock Creek Trail system offers riders of all skill levels a great place for outdoor recreation that is suitable for the whole family.
Difficulty Level: Intermediate to Difficult

Day Hiking

Recreation areas with activity Day Hiking: The Brock Creek Trails are a multi-use trail system located on the Bayou Ranger District in the beautiful Ozark National Forest. The trail system consists of two major loops and many interconnecting loops. The combined loops provide over 42 miles of trails for dirt bikers, ATVs, mountain bikers and horseback riders. The trails meander through majestic oak/hickory forests and occasional areas of pine. These areas also contain several small streams that traverse through the trail system, adding to the beauty of the area. The Brock Creek Trail System offers users of all skill levels a great place for outdoor recreation that is suitable for the whole family. Parking & unloading area at the trailhead
Fire Information Campfires are allowed (unless in the event of a burn ban), no firewood should be brought in or taken from any of the sites.
Difficulty Level: Easy to Difficult

Backpacking

Recreation areas with activity Backpacking:

Horse Riding

Recreation areas with activity Horse Riding:

Viewing Wildlife

Recreation areas with activity Viewing Wildlife:

Viewing Plants

Recreation areas with activity Viewing Plants:

Viewing Scenery

Recreation areas with activity Viewing Scenery:

OHV Trail Riding

Recreation areas with activity OHV Trail Riding: The Brock Creek Trails are a multi-use trail system located on the Bayou Ranger District in the beautiful Ozark National Forest. The trail system consists of two major loops and many interconnecting loops. The combined loops provide over 42 miles of trails for dirt bikers, ATVs, mountain bikers and horseback riders. The trails meander through majestic oak/hickory forests and occasional areas of pine. These areas also contain several small streams that traverse through the trail system, adding to the beauty of the area. The Brock Creek Trail System offers users of all skill levels a great place for outdoor recreation that is suitable for the whole family. The Mountain Man Trail is designated primarily as a single-track trail for dirt bikers; however, mountain bikers, horseback riders and hikers may also use the trail. The main trail begins at the Zing trailhead where there is an unloading and parking area. Camping is not permitted at the trailhead. The trails continue for several miles in a north eastern direction. This trail is blazed with a yellow diamond pattern. The Jeep Trail is a double track trail designed for All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs), dirt bikers, mountain bikers, horseback riders and hikers. The Zing Trailhead is the main entrance for the Jeep Trail. This trail is designated with an orange blaze. Most of these trails follow old logging roads. Some sections of the trail that were created to provide connecting loops require crossing steep slopes. These particular sections offer a greater challenge, but also require more skill.
Class of Vehicle dirt bikers, ATVs, mountain bikers and horseback riders. High clearance vehicles, such as jeeps, may only travel on trail numbers 203 and 212.
Difficulty Level: Easy to More Difficult

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
35.5083667

  Longitude : 
-92.8193500