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Huckleberry Mountain Horse Trail

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Alt Names

Apple Loop, Huckleberry Mountain Loop, Big Shoal Creek, Bell Springs Loop, Old Walnut Tree Camp, Huckleberry Camp, Sorghum Hollow Camp, Quarry Camp, Ozark National Forest, Magazine Ranger District

Last Known StatusOpen

This trail system consists of thee large interconnecting loops. The Sorghum Hollow Horse Camp is the preferred place to access the trails and has 15 primitive sites but a small fee is charged for camping. Three other campsites offer direct access and there is no fee charged for camping. Most of the trails are open year-round except for Bell Springs Loop which closes temporarily between April and May for turkey nesting and hatching season.

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Nearest CityParis, AR
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From: Paris, AR
1) Take SR-22 east about 10 miles
2) Turn right (south) on Sorghum Hollow Road, continue 4.7 miles
3) Sorghum Hollow Horse Camp is on the left (north).

For The Old Walnut Tree Camp:
1) From SR-22 turn right (south) on Sorghum Hollow Road, continue 2.3 miles
2) Turn right (west) on FS Road 1604, continue .2 miles
3) Look for an open area on the left that has a large walnut tree in the center.

For Quarry Camp:
1) Take SR-309 south about 17 miles
2) Campground entrance is on the right (north).


LandNational Forest


Our RatingRatingGood    
Recommended StayFull Day
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Miles Of Trail37
Climate TypeForest
Elevation1000 to 2000 ft.
Trail MaintenanceMarked, Not Rated, Lightly Maintainedtrails are marked with yellow and orange blazes
Loose DirtThis trail has little loose dirt.Little
Hard PackThe trail has mostly hard pack terrain.Mostly
SandThis trail has no sandy areas.None
MudThe trail has little mud after it rains.Little
DustThe trail has little dust on typical days.Little
RocksThis trail has some rocks.Some
TreesThe trail has almost all trees.All
Steep HillsThis trail has few steep hills.Few
Water CrossingsThe trail has some water crossings.Some
Small JumpsThis trail has no small jumps.None
Large JumpsThis trail has no large jumps.None
BermsThe trail has no berms.None
Sand/Gravel PitsThis national forest has no sand or gravel pits.None
Single TrackThis national forest has no single track trails.None
RoadsThis national forest has no roads.None
ShadeThis national forest has some shaded areas.Some
HazardsThis trail has few hazards.Few(hazards assumed marked but use caution)
Easy Terrain NoviceThis trail has mostly beginner terrain.Mostly
Moderate Terrain AmateurThis trail has some intermediate level terrain.Some
Difficult Terrain ExpertThis trail has little expert terrain.Little


Permit RequiredNo
Dates OpenYear-Round
Spark ArrestorYesA spark arresting silencer or end cap is required for all vehicles.
Noise LimitYes (96 dB)
Whip FlagsNot Required
Maximum Vehicle WidthYes (50 inches)has entrance gate or posts
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles MotorcyclesPermitted
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVsPermitted(maximum width 50 inches)
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTVs / SXSPermitted(maximum width 50 inches)
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates SUVs / Jeeps (registered)Some Areaspermitted on forest service roads
Dune Buggy/Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
Some Areas(maximum width 50 inches)
permitted on forest service roads
Two Strokes /
2 Cycle Engines
No Restriction
Helmets RequiredNo(RiderPlanet strongly recommends helmets for all riders.)
BicyclesNo Restriction
HikingNo Restriction
HorsebackNo Restriction
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingSome Areas(camp in developed sites only)
Campfire Restrictions CampfiresSome Areas(permitted in developed campsites only)
Night RidingUnknown
Cross CountryProhibitedkeep on designated trails
Emergency / Law Enforcement
Insurance*Disclaimer: Be Safe! RiderPlanet recommends insurance for all riders and visitors to the destinations depicted on this website.
CommentArkansas residents are required to register all 3 and 4-wheeled OHVs with the AR Department of Revenue. Decal is not a forest pass, it fulfills state requirements only. Arkansas residents can call their county revenue department for more information.


ParkingYes ($3.00)
Sorghum Hollow Horse Camp Day Use Fee
Tent: $5.00
RV: $5.00
Addtl. Vehicle: $0.00
Sorghum Hollow Horse Camp Fee


First Aid First Aid5-20 Miles (NW)North Logan Mercy Hospital (479) 963-6101
Gasoline Gasoline5-20 Miles (N)4 Way Quick Stop (479) 938-7494
Diesel Diesel5-20 Miles (N)4 Way Quick Stop (479) 938-7494
Potable Water Water1-5 Miles (NE)Shoal Bay Recreation Area Campground (479) 938-7335
RV Hookups RV Hookup1-5 Miles (NE)Shoal Bay Recreation Area Campground (479) 938-7335
RV Dump Station RV Disposal1-5 Miles (NE)Shoal Bay Recreation Area Campground (479) 938-7335
Primitive Camping CampgroundOn Site
Convenience Store Conv Store5-20 Miles (N)4 Way Quick Stop (479) 938-7494
Swimming Swim Area1-5 Miles (NE)Shoal Bay Recreation Area Beach (479) 938-7335
Body of Water Water BodyOn SiteBig Shoal Creek
Boating Launch Boat Ramp1-5 Miles (NE)Shoal Bay Recreation Area Boat Ramp (479) 938-7335


Contact InfoOzark National Forest - Magazine Ranger District
P.O. Box 511, Hwy 22 E & Kalamazo
Paris, AR 72855
(479) 963-3076


Huckleberry Mountain Trail Photo

Huckleberry Mountain Horse Trail

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Huckleberry Mountain Trail Photo

Huckleberry Mountain Horse Trail

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Huckleberry Mountain Trail Photo

Huckleberry Mountain Horse Trail

Photo Submitted 3/12/2017 (Thanks!)

Huckleberry Mountain Trail Photo

Huckleberry Mountain Horse Trail

Photo Submitted 3/12/2017 (Thanks!)

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