Sugar Creek Hiking

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

The trail, connecting Knoppers Ford Recreation Area to Jack Creek Recreation area, covers challenging terrain offering excellent views of the Sugar, Middle and Jack Creek drainages and surrounding countryside. A short day hike on this trail allows visitors to view abundant wildlife, interesting geologic formations and pine/hardwood forests.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Open year round.
Rentals & Guides: Click here for more information and a map.
Area Amenities: Toilets,Parking
Fees No fee.
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: Spring-Fall
Busiest Season: Spring
Restrictions: This trail is restricted to hiking.  Horses, pack animals, and vehicles of any type are not allowed on this trail.
Closest Towns: Booneville, Arkansas.
Water: Not for Drinking.
Restroom: Vault toilets are available at Knoppers Ford and Jack Creek Recreation Areas.
Operated By: Poteau-Cold Springs Ranger District (479) 637-4174

General Information

Directions:

From State Highway 23 take State Highway 116 east to County Road 19. Turn south for 8 miles to Knoppers Ford Recreation Area and park at the trailhead. The trail can also be accessed from Jack Creek Recreation Area by traveling east on Hole in the Ground Mountain Trail for 0.2 miles.


Activities


Hiking

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Day Hiking

3.5 mile long, unsurfaced trail.

Fees: No fee.
Difficulty Level: Most Difficult

Amenities

Toilets Vault toilets are available at Knoppers Ford and Jack Creek Recreation Areas.
Parking Located at Trailhead.


https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/ouachita/recreation/recarea/?recid=10743&actid=50