Ouachita National Forest

Scenic Spots in Ouachita Nat'l Forest

Kingdoodle Knob

Kingdoodle Knob is a scenic vista overlooking a lush Ouachita National Forest landscape. White Oak Mountain, Bee Mountain, Petit Jean Mountain (not the one with the state Park!), and Sugar Creek form the landscape for the annual Waldron Breeding Bird Survey. The survey is a cooperative venture by the ...

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PIGEON CREEK POND & POTEAU PRAIRIE

Pigeon Creek pond is a large, shallow impoundment that collects flows from surrounding old prairie land. Formerly a prairie (note prairie mounds), this area now supports cattle and poultry farms. The land is still quite open, which explains why it attracts a variety of open country and aquatic habitat ...

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Pine-Bluestem Buffalo Road Tour

The tour of the pine-bluestem project demonstration area begins west of the Needmore community, located 7 miles south of Waldron, Arkansas, on highway US 71. Note the Needmore Store on 71. The turn onto Buffalo Road is opposite the east turn onto Arkansas 28 to Parks. Look for the ...

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Scenic 7 Byway

Arkansas State Highway 7 runs from the Louisiana State line near El Dorado, Arkansas to Diamond City, Arkansas near the Missouri State Line. Approximately 60 miles of the Highway that passes through the Ozark and Ouachita National Forests has been designated by the U.S. Forest Service as part of ...

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Talimena Scenic Byway

The Talimena Scenic Byway falls gently like a ribbon over Winding Stair and Rich Mountains. Cresting the highest points between the Appalachians and the Rockies, this byway showcases nature's quiet solitude. One breathtaking panorama follows another as this National Forest Scenic Byway winds along forested mountain tops between Mena, ...

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