Level: Advanced
Length: 17 mi (27.4 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Loop
Elevation: -
Total: 7 riders

Mountain Biking Ouachita Trail: Irons Fork Scenic Area

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#76 of 205 mountain bike trails in Arkansas
#5,757 in the world

Trail Highlights:
Part of the Ouachita Trail, this section traverses through the Irons Fork Scenic Area with mountain top vistas of Lake Ouachita. Trail crosses Irons Fork Creek by way of raised concrete bridge. All singletrack trail. Follow Blue Blazes.
Local User Input
Suggested Ride Direction is West to East, starting at the Hwy 27 Trailhead. Advanced and intermediate riders can expect a 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 hour ride, Beginners 4 hours plus. 100% single track trail with moderately steep and narrow trail. A little bit of Hike-a-Bike, and a lot of fast and fun trail. Lots of ridge top riding through the Irons Fork Scenic Area. Half way through you will cross the Irons Fork Creek, by way of the concrete bridge. With heavy rains, this bridge can be flooded. Do not attempt to cross if water is over top of bridge. There are a couple of Forest Road bailout options to the south down to Hwy 298. Easy shuttle can be set up. For for distance, continue on east on the Pinnacle Mountain Trail (20 Miles).

First added by nbouse on Jun 16, 2007. Last updated Apr 28, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: unknown
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Getting there
Access the The Irons Fork Trail at Hwy 27 Trailhead or at Hwy 298 Trailhead. Set up shuttle by way of taking Hwy 27 South to Hwy 298. Head East to 298 Trailhead.

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