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Mill Creek OHV Trail

Saturday, February 3, 2024

Other Names

Ozark National Forest, Boston Mountain Ranger District, Parsley Hollow, Whiting Mountain, Burrell Mountain, Mcburrel Hollow

Last Known StatusOpen

This part of the Ozark National Forest has about 42 miles of designated trails that from three long but interconnecting loops. The trails are geared for the advanced rider and consists of rugged, hard packed terrain with scattered loose chunk rock, water crossings and moderate to steep climbs.

The main staging has gravel parking, a loading ramp, vault toilet and informational board. There is a small fee charged to ride here which can be paid on site at the self pay kiosk. The rangers do check so make sure you have the receipt with you.

Overnight parking is not permitted at the staging area but there is a dispersed camping area north of the trailhead on Mill Creek Road. Nearby Redding Recreation Area offers 27 campsites, restroom/shower facilities and drinking water.

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Permit RequiredNo
Dates OpenYear-Round
Other ATV Stickers AcceptedUnknown
Spark ArrestorYesA spark arresting exhaust silencer or end cap is required for all vehicles.
Noise LimitYes (96 dB)
Whip FlagsNot Required
Maximum Vehicle WidthNo Restriction
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles Motorcycles & Dirt BikesPermitted
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVsPermitted
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTV & SXSPermitted
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates SUVs & Jeeps (registered)Prohibited
Dune Buggy & Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
2 Stroke EnginesNo Restriction
MX Helmet RequiredNo(RiderPlanet strongly recommends helmets for all riders.)
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingSome Areasdispersed camping permitted throughout forest
Campfire Restrictions CampfiresSome Areas
Night RidingNo
Trail BlazingProhibitedstay on the trail
Rule Enforcement
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.


Approx Size6,400 acres (10 sq mi)
Miles Of Trail42
Climate TypeForest
Elevation1600 to 2200 ft.
Trail MaintenanceMarked, Not Rated, Lightly Maintained
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 mostly rocks.Mostly
TreesThe trail has almost all trees.All
Steep HillsThis trail has some steep hills.Some
Water CrossingsThe trail has few water crossings.Few
Small JumpsThis trail has no small jumps.None
Large JumpsThis trail has no large jumps.None
BermsThe trail has few berms.Few
Sand/Gravel PitsThis national forest has no sand or gravel pits.None
Single TrackThis national forest has some single track trails.Some
RoadsThis national forest has no roads.None
IntersectionsThis trail has some intersections.Some
Rider TrafficThe national forest has some rider traffic on typical days.Some
HazardsThis trail has few hazards.Few(hazards assumed marked but use caution)
Easy Terrain NoviceThis trail has some beginner terrain.Some
Moderate Terrain AmateurThis trail has mostly intermediate level terrain.Mostly
Difficult Terrain ExpertThis trail has some expert terrain.Some


AreaMotorized Trails
LandNational Forest


Gasoline Gasoline1-5 Miles (N)Combs, AR
Diesel Diesel1-5 Miles (N)Combs, AR
Potable Water Water1-5 Miles (SE)Redding Recreation Area (479) 667-2191
RV Hookups RV Hookup5-20 Miles (SE)Mulberry Mountain Lodging and Campground (479) 667-1919 or (866) 667-1919
RV Dump Station RV Disposal5-20 Miles (SE)Mulberry Mountain Lodging and Campground (479) 667-1919 or (866) 667-1919
Primitive Camping Campground1-5 Miles (SE)Redding Recreation Area (479) 667-2191
Convenience Store Conv Store1-5 Miles (N)Combs, AR


RidingYes ($3.00 per OHV)


Our RatingRatingGood
Recommended StayFull Day
Comments(Scroll Down For Rider Reviews & Comments)


Nearest CityElkins, AR
Address27302 Mill Creek Road, Elkins, AR 72727
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Trail MapGo To Trail Map
From: Fayetteville, AR
1) Take SR-16/SR-265 East about 16 miles
2) Turn right (south) on Madison County Road 4275/Forest Service Road 1007, continue 4 miles
3) Turn left on Mill Creek Road/Forest Service Road 1509, continue .5 miles
4) Staging area is on the right (west).


Contact InfoOzark National Forest - Boston Mountain Ranger District
1803 N 18th Street
Ozark, AR 72949
(479) 667-2191
Contact InfoMulberry Mountain Lodging And Events
4117 Mulberry Mountain Loop
Ozark, AR 72949
(479) 667-1919
(866) 667-1919
CommentRV hookups and UTV rentals


Mill Creek Trail Photo

Mill Creek OHV Trail

One of the many rocky ledges that have some cool views of the forest. Bring the camera. Photo Submitted 5/3/2015 (Thanks!)

Mill Creek Trail Photo

UTV with cooler parked on rocky ledge alongside creek.

The trail crosses the Mill Creek several times. Depending on the season, may be difficult to cross. Photo Submitted 5/3/2015 (Thanks!)

Mill Creek Trail Photo

A scenic view of the Ozark Mountains and trees.

The Ozark National Forest has some pretty sights. Photo Submitted 9/5/2013 (Thanks!)

Mill Creek Trail Photo

A close up photos of two ATVs parked on rocky ledge overlooking shallow stream.

Photo Submitted 10/20/2013 (Thanks!)

Mill Creek Trail Photo

Small waterfall over rock ledges with grass and bushes.

One of the several waterfalls that can be found throughout the trail system. Photo Submitted 9/5/2013 (Thanks!)

Mill Creek Trail Photo

Two ATVs parked on rocky ledge overlooking stream.

There are several unique spots to park and take in the sights. Photo Submitted 10/20/2013 (Thanks!)

Mill Creek Trail Photo

Forest Service trailhead sign.

The Mill Creek trailhead has gravel parking, vault toilet, loading ramp and self pay kiosk. Photo Submitted 5/3/2015 (Thanks!)

Mill Creek Trail Photo

UTV overlooking small pond and waterfall.

Fall colors really bring out the beauty of the area. Photo Submitted 5/3/2015 (Thanks!)

Mill Creek Trail Photo

UTV overlooking waterfall.

The fall months are a geat time to visit area. Photo Submitted 5/3/2015 (Thanks!)

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