Lake Ouachita Vista Trail

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4.88 out of 5
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9
miles

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597
elevation (ft)

Lariat
31
ridden
Trail Description
About this trail
This is just one sectionof trail that can be linked with the Broken Rock Mountain trail. Trail is well marked. Fast, flowy, and has tough short climbs. Beautifull views of the lake and well maintained. There are several .25mi. trails that go to scenic overlooks of the lake. The local info lists it as easy. I would say intermediate better describes it . Harder than many trails in the midwest . I guess it depends what you are used to.
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Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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Recent Trail Check-ins     (9 total check-ins)
  JODELL   on Nov 24, 2016
  JODELL   on Nov 23, 2016
  JODELL   on Nov 22, 2016
  Jlsemple   on Sep 6, 2015
  Guest   on Oct 19, 2014
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Reviews (8)
 

Trailblazer


November 24, 2016
JODELL Trailblazer  
 
Review: This trail has a wide variety of sections. Generally, the west end is easier. It is noticeable at the Joplin trail head. I rode Denby Bay to Tompkins & back 2016-11-24 (in preparation for 2 Thanksgiving meals ????). That section is fast & flowing with only a few short steep climbs. When wet & leaf covered traction was an issue. Highly recommend for a short easy ride. Be safe.

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Trailblazer


November 23, 2016
JODELL Trailblazer  
 
Review: Rode Joplin to Pipe Spring & back 2016-11-23. Hickory Nut Mtn is BRUTAL both directions. Mostly due to apple-size loose rocks. Some technical tight switchbacks. Hard workout. Great ride. Very challenging.

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Trailblazer


November 23, 2016
JODELL Trailblazer  
 
Review: Rode Joplin-Tompkins-Joplin 2016-11-22. Moderate ride. Fast & flowing.

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Trailblazer


November 23, 2016
JODELL Trailblazer  
 
Review: Rode Brady-Crystal-Brady 2016-11-21. Some hard climbs. Fast descents. Moderately technical in places. Great workout. Epic ride. Highly recommended.

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Granny Gear

September 6, 2016
pnieren Granny Gear  
 
Review: Great trail! Rode from Brady Mtn TH to Blakely Mtn Dam and back - 15 miles and 2000' of climbing...will be back to ride more of the LOViT soon!

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Trailblazer


December 27, 2015
JODELL Trailblazer  
 
Review: Crystal Springs to Hickory Nut Mtn. Hickory Nut Mtn ascent from east is steep & rocky. From the west may not even be rideable (not sure - did not try). I rode it in the rain 2015-12-27. Very slippery. Spun out several times & had to walk bike in places. Switch backs are tricky to treacherous. Overall an AWESOME ride.

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Singletrack


April 15, 2014
hproctor Singletrack  
 
Review: Fun ride (loop) with lots of descents and climbs, much more than I was use to coming from Florida. Intermediate level course in a beautiful area. Many trailheads where one can ditch the trail and return to the start via paved road. Increased enthusiasm after riding this trail!!!!

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Bunny Hop

May 5, 2013
 
Review: Good ride! Definitely worth stopping for if in the area.

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Lake Ouachita Vista Trail MTB Trail 4.88 out of 5 based on 8 ratings. 8 user reviews.
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