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Devil's Den state park
Devil's Den state park: 20 Miles, 501-761-3325
There is a Horse Camp which accommodates both tents and RV's (or trailers). Electric, water, bath house with showers, etc., picnic table, charcoal grills, lantern stands. Horse are required to be picketed, but there are plenty of trees to run picket lines.
Submitted By: Scott Horner Click Here

Since Devil's Den Park has the oldest public trails they are well worn. Go to the Visitors Center there and for 50 cents a person can purchase a map of the whole lower valley which contains many more trails both within the park and outside the park.
Horsemen should not use the Winslow exit off of 540, they should instead use the West Fork Highway 170 exit off from 540. Hwy.74 will not accommodate horses in trailers. It is much to steep & very crooked.
They have 13 cabins (about 1 mile away from the Horse Camp) that can be rented in addition to about 35 Horsemen Camp sites.
The Yellow Horse Trail is a trail that anyone can ride at a walk in about 1 hour and 30 minutes. A novice rider should feel comfortable on this trail.

The Red Trail is 7 miles long (Holt Ridge Trail) and in some places steep. It is a bit more challenging either the horse or the rider needs some experience on this one.

The Green Trail is 8 miles long (Vista Point) and has a gorgeous view of the whole valley. It requires riding on some ledges and some steep spots in it.
Web page Tall Pine Resort, Debra Racheter Click Here
Submitted By: Debra Racheter Click Here

Sorgum Hollow Horse Camp
Dardenell: Sorgum Hollow Horse Camp is located 20 miles east of Dardenell Ar.on hwy 22 west. It has pond for watering horses. Fire-pits tables level trailer spots, Poles set for pickiting. Restrooms Really pretty camp.
Miles and miles of marked trails.
Submitted By: Sandra Llamas Click Here

Hot Springs national park
National park, 9 miles, camping?? PH 501-623-1433

Bull Shoals State Park
Bull Shoals: PH 501-431-5521

Ouchita National Forest
Hot Springs: Has camping with electric hookup, 70 miles of trails.
PH (501) 321-5202
Web page Ouchita National Forest Click Here

Ozark and St Francis National Forest
Russellville: trails, PH 501-968-2354

Southfork Guided Trail Rides & Campground
Clinton: We are in a primitive stage but as long as campers use picket lines, we've got it made.
We have covered stalls, camper hookups, hot showers, and hot meals available.
We are located next to the Eoff Ranch where the Arkansas National Chuckwagon Finals are held (used to be family property). We have lots of room & lots of shade. We only rent campsites during the races, but otherwise, we can ride for days as long as we leave it as found.
Our mailing address is: Ron & Patty Bonds, 128
Cato Rd, N. Little Rock, AR 72120. Our phone number is 501-835-9425.
E-mail: Patty Rains & Ron Bonds Click Here Web pageSouthfork Guided Trail Rides & Campground Click Here

Back Country Experience
Dover: Stalls, RV hookup, ATV riding, close to Moccasin Gap horse trails.
PH 501-331-3261.

Bear Creek Horse Camp
Bear Creek Horse Camp is located about 5 miles off of Hwy 7 south, a few miles north of Jessieville, AR. There is a Ranger Station outside of Jessieville that has maps of the horse trails. Horse Camp is primitive, but does have some level sites for trailer camping. Because the camp is so primitive, there isn't a lot of other traffic on the trails (i.e., 4-wheelers or mountain bikers). There are several miles of trails making different loops for all kinds of riding.
Submitted By: WAGNCHASER Click Here

Moccasin Gap Horse Camp
Dover: Moccisan Gap Horse Camp, 17 sites for RV/Tent with no hookups.
LOCATION: 14 miles north of Dover on State 7, turn left, follow gravel road .25 mile uphill to the trailhead/horse camp. (Bayou Ranger District, Hector, AR 72843, (501) 284-3150).

ATTRACTIONS: Rugged mountain scenery located on 28 miles of horse trail with four different loops w/varying degrees of difficulty. Scenic views, waterfalls, bluff lines, pine and hardwood forests.

FACILITIES: Vault toilets, water, 17 parking spurs for day use and overnight camping.

Mack's Pines
Dover: Mack's Pines, which is located 1 1/2 miles south of the horse camp on Hwy 7. Mack's Pines has 8 cabins, 18 RV site, all with water and electric, a few with septic. The RV Park has a shower house, and they have 31 covered stalls for the horses. Mack's also has a convienience store and a cafe that serves great food, which was a big plus after riding all day. The trails are easily accessible from Mack's Pines, and after completing the 28 miles of marked trails, Valorie(the manager) helped us with miles of unmarked trails. In fact ther are 4000 miles of trails and logging roads in this area, so we had plenty of riding.

Off I-40 in Russellville, AR take exit 81, go north on Hwy 7, 21 miles Mack's Pines is on the right.

Mack's Pines
22816 SR 7 N
Dover, AR 72387

Submitted by: Vicki Green Click Here
Web page Mack's Pines Campground Click Here

Lonesome D Horse and RV Park, (Close to Dardenelle)
Lonesome D Horse and RV Park located in New Blaine, 20 miles south of I-40.
It currently has over 30 sites - all with electric and water hook-ups. Modern bath/toilet facilities and easy access to over 75 miles of horse trails that wind through out the Ozark-St.Francis National Forest.
Most trails are well groomed and are comprised of old logging roads and cut trails. Still many miles of primitive trails that wind through some of the most scenic country the mid-west has to offer. Many creek, river, and waterfall crossings.
All camp sites have corrals for horses.

Traveling from east or west, exit I-40 at Clarksville, onto Hwy 164 west. Then take State Hwy 109 south about 13 miles to State Hwy 22. Turn left and travel approx 2.5 miles. Lonesome D camp sign on right at Cravens Road. Campground approximately 2 miles in on Cravens Road. Well worth the visit!!

Phone 479-938-2899 or 479-938-0149
776 Cravens Lane
New Blane, Ar. 72851
E-mail: Lonesome D Horse Camp Click Here
E-mail: Lonesome D Horse Camp Click Here
Web page Lonesome D Horse and RV Park Click Here

Reds Landing Campground
Norfork: Buffalo National River Park, Leatherwood Wilderness Area and The Ozark National Forest, Miles of trails marked and unmarked. Cedar Log Cabin Rentals, Pipe Stalls and R.V. Spaces available.
Cabin rental, Call Eddie Potts 870-499-7574, or
E-mail Eddie Potts Click Here
For trail information Call Debra Racheter 870-499-7413.

Submitted By: Debra K Racheter Click Here
Web page Tall Pine Resort, Debra Racheter Click Here

Pea Ridge National Military Park
Pea Ridge, Garfield: Pea Ridge National Military Park has I believe 11 or so miles of horse trails. They are closed after heavy rains and snow fall. There is no camping there but plenty of camping within a few miles drive. Located near Pea Ridge and Garfield Arkansas off of scenic highway 62. Nice park and lots of deer to watch.
Submitted By: R. Lewis Click Here

Wits End Ranch/Shiloh's Acres
The Wits End Ranch/Shiloh's Acres is the perfect escape when you're at your "wits end" or for a family reunion, romantic getaway for two or a company/church retreat. For rental information contact Shiloh's Acres: 1-870-439-2388.

*New this Year!!!-On site facilities for your horses. Miles of riding trails in The Buffalo National River Park.
St. Joe, Ark., Buffalo National River, Tyler Bend Area

E-mail:David T. Beck Click Here
Web pageWits End Ranch/Shiloh's Acres Click Here

Spirit Mountain Lodge & Cabins
Ozark: We opened last year as a lodge and bed and breakfast, 18 miles north of I-40 on Highway 23 (Pig Trail) We are on 250 acres and are surrounded by the Ozark National Forest with miles and miles of primitive trails.
From Spirit Mountain you can enter the National Forest and ride to beautiful seasonal waterfalls, Mountain Creek and breathtaking ridge overlooks, which connect to the Mill Creek Trail. We have a large barn with five stalls, well water, electricity, natural gas and a small indoor arena. There is another barn with five stalls and paddocks as well as pasture and a small outdoor arena. This barn also has well water, electricity and natural gas.
Our Lodge and Cabins can accommodate up to 35 overnight guests.

Spirit Mountain Lodge & Cabins
4117 Spirit Mountain Loop
Ozark, Arkansas 72949
(501) 667-1919
Fax: (501) 667-9642
Rex & Gwen Benham, Innkeepers
E-mail:Rex & Gwen Benham Click Here
Web pageSpirit Mountain Lodge & Cabins Click Here

Buffalo National River Park
Buffalo National River Park contains trails the whole length of the 170 mile system. Trails are marked on the Upper River better than the Lower End but the scenery is gorgeous at every river bend. Primitive Horse Camps are located at the Steel Creek, Erbie, & Woolum area. There are countless miles of trail riding at all locations.
West Half (Upper River) & East Half (Lower End) can be purchased at any local outfitter store. A book has been written with GPS coordinates in it.
To order visit Click Here
There are several privately owned campgrounds with full hook-ups, and cabin rentals that accept horses located on the whole river system area. Leave the dogs at home folks this is a wilderness area for the most part, and dogs are not allowed.
Web page Tall Pine Resort, Debra Racheter Click Here
Submitted By: Debra Racheter Click Here

Buffalo River Retreat
Marble Falls: I have a new vacation rental in the Erbie Area a few miles from the Buffalo National River. The facility is less than 5 miles from the Pruitt Ranger Station Access Area and less than 6 miles from the primitive horse camp in Erbie. There is room to park good sized trailer and turnout can be arranged for horses that are traveling with our guests.
Located between Jasper and Harrison
Phone (870) 365-7256
Web page Buffalo River Retreat Click Here
E-Mail: Buffalo River Retreat, Susan McSherry Click Here

Chambers Springs Stables
Siloam Springs: I do boarding and can do overnight boarding with trail access to the Weddington Woods National Forest adjacent to our property and also along the Illinois river.

Web page Chambers Springs Stables Click Here
E-mail Shelly Pifer Click Here

Sylamore Experimental Forest
Mountain View area: Sylamore Experimental Forest has about 85 miles of marked horse trail consisting of old logging roads. However, Be brave, Get off the beaten path. Stop at the Forest Service office on your way through Mountain View, and purchase a Norfork Quadrant Map, and a Calico Rock Quadrant map. Plan a trip around these maps. Best time to ride is early spring when the dogwoods are blooming, or Early Fall when the leaves are changing.
Some of the highlights are, Sugarloaf Tower, Salt Peter Cave, Cap Fork Creek, Cole Fork Creek, Livingston Creek, and Bearhead Creek, trails, and numerous waterfalls.

There are thousands of acres here to ride. If you get off the beaten path you are sure to see some great sites!!! You can camp on Merrill Ridge Road (Bring you own water) Bear Road at highway 5 (water only when the creek is running), or for the Cabin & Hot Tub Dwellers contact Tall Pine Horse Resort for more information on all of the above.
Web page Tall Pine Resort, Debra Racheter Click Here
Submitted By: Debra Racheter Click Here

Clifty Canyon, Near Big Flat AR
Big Flat: Clifty Canyon is a remarkable place. Nothing is marked here. A GPS is a plus.
But for the avid trail rider this is one of the best trails I have ever ridden in the Nation. There are 3 prongs to it that sort of look like a turkeys foot on the map. There is a trail that runs along all 3 creeks that make up the canyon and All 3 end at the Barkshed Bridge.

The best ride is from Sand Road Parking area described below, ride towards the bridge about 1/2 of a mile to Ashley Road (unmarked but the first very wide trail) turn right ride down the hill to Cap Fork Creek and turn left to (downstream).Ride this trail until you come to the first creek on your right, then ride a short distance up the creek to an amazing gushing waterfall that runs all year round.

Ride back out and continue towards the bridge. In about 2 miles you will come to an amazing bluff that over hangs you 100 feet and you ride under it for about 900 feet. This Bluff is Newcome Rockhouse Bluff, and yes a long time ago this family lived a summer there and this is how it gets it's name. It is an amazing place that many do not get to see.

In about 3 miles you will come to Barkshed Bridge. This is a great place to tie up and eat a sack lunch on the picnic tables acrossed the bridge. On this trail you cross Cap Fork Creek 33 times.

If you want to go a different way home ride under the bridge, and find the Cole Fork trail on the Opposite side of the bank from the campground, and a little upstream from the bridge.
Ride this trail about 3 miles. On the WEST side of the creek, the trail comes to a Y, take the left fork, (the right fork leads to the third prong Stewart Creek and this is where the huge Natural Bridge is) ride this left fork trail for 3/4 of a mile and you will come into a primitive campground. Ride up this road (1125) and when you come back onto Barkshed road turn right back to your vehicle about 1 1/2 more miles.

Clifty Canyon is located off Highway 341. To get there From Highway 14 turn onto 341 towards Norfork, drive about 5.5 miles to Barkshed Road (there is an Orange Sign that says "Barkshed Bridge Closed") Drive down Barkshed Road 1.5 miles to Sand Road (Unmarked but the first good sized pull off big enough to get 3 good sized horse trailers in there) unload there.

Stewart Creek trail (described above) is rough and faint. But for the determined rider this Natural Bridge is big enough for 50 people to sit under and eat lunch at the same time and certainly adds to the amazing place list of this Canyon.

You can camp down at the primitive campground off Barkshed Road 3 miles down on #1125, but BEFORE you go down there with your horse trailer, drive just your truck down there first to see if it will go around the curves. For the Cabin & Hot Tub Dwellers, the nearest accommodations for Horses and Riders contact Tall Pine Horse Resort for more information on all of the above.

People that love Horseback Riding Adventures visit this site
site Web page Tall Pine Resort, Debra Racheter Click Here
Submitted By: Debra Racheter Click Here

Caerleon Ranch
Come and visit our new facilities and stay for a night on your way thru or stay longer and use our facilities as a base camp for exploring and riding the many trails in Northwest Arkansas, such as Devils Den, Pea Ridge, Weddington Woods and the Ozark National Forest to name a few.
We have indoor stalls as well as paddocks and pasture for your horses. Water and electric hook-ups for your rig. Soon to have an outside arena and small bunkhouse open to our guest. Visit our web page for more information.
e-mail or call for current prices and availibility.

Phone 479-846-2133
Caerleon Ranch
12525 Fat Nash Rd WC613
Lincoln, Arkansas 72744-8583
Web page Caerleon Ranch Click Here
E-mail: Caerleon Ranch, James and Teena Click Here

Village Creek State Park
Wynne. Village Creek State Park has a beautiful horse camp and 24 miles of horse trails (shared with hikers and bikers) through some of the most scenic areas of eastern Arkansas.
The trails are packed soil and most are rated as moderately easy. The horse camp features 30 spacious and wooded campsites, a modern bathhouse, horse wash bays, and three stable facilities with roomy stalls that are located right inside the camping area. Each campsite offers water and electric hookups, an asphalt parking pad, a picnic table and grill. The park encompasses nearly 7,000 acres, and features two lakes, cabins, a marina with boat rentals, and a golf driving range.

Day rider trailer fee is $5.00 and riders must register at the Visitor Center before using trails. Negative Coggins papers (no copies) must be presented during registration. Riders need to call ahead for trail conditions and closings (trails closed when wet.) There is a large horse trailer parking area located at the trail head and trail maps are available at the Visitor Center.
Call the park at 870-238-9406 or e-mail Vicki Trimble,

E-mail: Vicki Trimble Click Here

Bar Fifty Ranch
Bismark: Bed & Breakfast and campground, located near Hot Springs AR. Indoor stalls, paddocks, outdoor track. Full camper hookups also available.
Ride in the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains. Reservations and Negative coggins required.
We offer almost 20,000 acres of trails and have a 50 site RV campground with water/elec and bathhouses and we also accommodate overnight layovers. If you need more information please see our website.

Phone 1-888-829-9570.

Bette Clay
Bar Fifty Ranch Bed & Breakfast
18044 Hwy. 84
Bismarck, AR 71929
Web page Bar Fifty Ranch Click Here
E-mail: Bette Clay Click Here

HA-LO Hitchin Rail
Marshal: HA-LO HITCHIN RAIL would like to invite you to come ride in the land of tranquility where peace will fall upon you. We believe at HA-LO That you will be granted a refuge from todays busy world.
We hope you will enjoy the breath taking incrediable sights that even a beginner horseman can view. The more advanced rider will view sites that will reflect on them for the rest of their life.

Riders can ride 30 minutes or months in the OZARK NATIONAL FOREST.
We are located near the end of the earth, by the small town of Witts Springs, Arkansas 72686 in the Richland - Fallingwaters Creek area. We are nestled snugly away from todays busy world.

We welcome you to come and enjoy and chat with us as we are just simply down home folk wanting to share what God has given us. We welcome "OUTLAWS TO ANGELS'.
Our goal is to have you come as strangers and leave as friends.
We have water/elect hookups on leavel ground. Generators are welcome at primitive sights with water close by.

Our meal shack is under construction but will be ready and rolling by middle of Feb. 2007.
We also have hot showers.
Horse pens are available for rent. Picket lines are free. We also have a round pen to exersise your horse in.
Coming real soon will be a workout game arena.
We are looking forward to having you as our special guest and friend in the very near future.


Harold and Loretta Loving
860 Richland Creek Road
Witts Springs, Arkansas 72686
E-mail: HA-LO Hitchin Rail Click Here

Unlimited Sportsman's Cabin
Norfork: We are located approx 20 minutes south from Norfork, Arkansas.Take HWY 341 south to CR 72.
The intersection is at the Cross Roads Store (Cartney White River Access) We have 6 stables, 2 are covered.
We also have a coral and a nice parking area for your trailers. You can ride directly from the cabin without having to load the horses up on a trailer.
The cabin is well kept and has a lot to offer such as fishing. Unlimited Sportsman's Cabin joins National Forest Land and is within easy ridig distance to the Buffalo National River Park, Leatherwood Wilderness Area.
The cabin has been updated with central air/heat and a few more upgrades which aren't listed on the web.
Please call Toll Free 1-877-782-0364
E-mail: Unlimited Sportsman's Cabin, Dan Click Here
Web page Unlimited Sportsman's Cabin Click Here

Walk That Walk Ranch
Berryville: Walk That Walk Ranch located in the Heart of the Ozarks, 30 minutes from Branson. 20 minutes from Eureka Springs, AR. Located at 7704 Hwy 221N, Berryville, AR.
Ranch sits on a major highway at the Arkansas Missouri State line. Electric and water for your trailer. Stalls, paddocks and pastures. Home cooked meals...fresh beef, pork and chicken served that is raised right here on the farm. Fresh fruit and veggies grown here during the season. Stay the night or just stop and rest.
GPS info: 36 21 53 N, 93 34 8 W. Places to ride as well. Vet and farrier on call. We always have extra feed and bermuda/clover hay if you need it. Love to have ya! Haulers and vacationers welcome...plenty of room.
We do not have set pay us what you think it was worth to you.

Phone 870-423-2051
E-mail: Walk That Walk Ranch Click Here
Web page Walk That Walk Ranch Click Here

Adventure Trails Retreat
Adventure Trails Retreat has cabins, stalls, corrals, and trails in the Ouachita mountains near Mena, AR in the little community of Shady, AR. Check out their website at Web page Adventure Trails Retreat Click Here

Falling Water Horse Camp
Ben Hur: Falling Water Horse Camp is run by two brothers, Glen and Joe Garrison, on what was once a family homestead. The idea to convert the land into a park had been bubbling around in Glen's mind for some time but never manifested until his brother got him interested in trail riding. Basing from what is now called "The Mansion", the very spot where their grandfather's house once stood, the two brothers and a few friends set out to explore forgotten roads and trails remembered from their youth or discovered on old maps.
Late in 2005, the brothers decided to convert a portion of the homestead into a proper campground with showers, stabling facilities, and electric hookups. During this time weekly rides were held to scout new trails and acquaint the regulars with the surrounding area. Word spread quickly and soon folks were showing up from all over the state and even beyond! The camp was asked to host several major events before it was finished, but the brothers took their unexpected publicity in stride and everyone agreed that it was a magnificent location.

Located on the banks of Falling Water Creek, named for its hundreds of tiny waterfalls and one of the Ozarks famous whitewater kayaking spots, the camp is centrally located within riding distance of several large waterfalls (Falling Water Falls, Twin Falls) and more beautiful Ozark Mountain scenery than a visitor could see if they stayed for a month. The owners are still finding new things and they've lived here all their lives.

Glen Garrison is the owner of the land on which the camp was built. He was raised in the Ozark Mountains and has hiked the hills around the camp for most of his life. He oversees the business affairs for the camp, as well as exploring new trails, and leading the construction of new facilities.

Joe Garrison is the resident horse expert. Like his brother, Joe grew up in the Ozarks where he earned renown as a horse trainer and farrier at a young age. He has been in the business of raising and training Quarter Horses for over twenty-five years. Joe knows horses and horse people and he uses that knowledge.
From designing safe facilities for your animals to tacking on the occasional thrown shoe that might otherwise spoil a great weekend, Joe works hard to make sure that you and your horse have the best possible camping experience.

From Russellville
Go North on AR-7 for 37.9 mi to Pelsor/Sand Gap
Turn right on AR-16/SR 16 Hwy for 9.8 mi
Turn left on Upper Falling Water Road (Look for Sign)
Camp entrance on the right ~1.7 miles (Look for Gate)

From Harrison
Go South on AR-7 for 47.3 miles to Pelsor/Sand Gap
Turn left on AR-16/SR-16 Hwy for 9.8 miles
Turn left on Upper Falling Water Road (Look for Sign)
Camp entrance on the right ~1.7 miles (Look for Gate)

1616 Upper Falling Water Road, Pelsor Phone Glen Garrison 479-331-3268 or check out the web site.

E-mail: Falling Water Horse Camp Click Here
Web page Falling Water Horse Camp Click Here

Rafter D Ranch
Owned by Mike and Charlotte Davis Rafter D Ranch is a brand new 40 RV and camp site resort between MountPleasant and Melbourne, Arkansas.
They have three separate hand cut and wellmarked trails for any riding level with gorgeous views and lots of many camp sites and drive-through and back-inRV slots with electric and water, rental sleeping cabins, large new his and her showers and bath rooms, a gorgeous pipe arena for events and clinics, tack and light supply store, kitchen, pipe corals and fire pits. Just a beautiful place to ride and relax with friends and family.
Phone 870-346-5652, 870-291-1818
Web page Rafter "D" Ranch Click Here
Submitted By: Cynthia Thayer Click Here

Idle Nook Horse Camp
Idle Nook Horse Camp LLC is owned and operated by husband and wife team, Jack and Mitzie Stevens.
Our love of trail riding and the lifelong friends you make led us to develop our dream horse camp!
We are located at the base of Buck Knob Mountain in the beautiful Ouachita National Forest.
The camp is very easy to get to, located about 8.5 miles East of the Hwy 71/Hwy 270 junction at Y-City, Arkansas. We are directly on Hwy 270 so the traveling is easy all the way, however you cannot see our campground from road, so once you drive in, it's a very peaceful, tranquil setting.
We have 22 water and electric hookups as well as a couple of bunkhouses.
The majority of our stalls are covered. We now have a covered 30x60 pavilion complete with full kitchen as well as new bathrooms and showers. Ice is available at the campground.
We have over 100+ miles of marked trails through the Ouachita National Forest with creek crossings, abandoned silver mines, gorgeous views where you can see for miles and miles, and tons of beautiful woods riding with thousands of acres of National Forest to explore!
The old Mill Creek Equestrian trails(currently Fourche Mountain Trails) are only about a mile and a half through the woods from our camp.

From and 71/270 Junction at Y City, Arkansas take 270 East about 8.5 miles and you will see a red road sign on the right that says Idlenook, but if you miss that, go down just a stone's throw and you'll see our big sign.

From Mt Ida, you'll go through Pencil Bluff up Hwy 270 and when you cross over the Scott County line, Idle Nook is 3 miles on the left. We are about 22 miles from Mt Ida.

Contact info is 870-356-3655 or 501-276-9013.

Contact Info:
Phone numbers are 870-356-3655 or 501-276-9013.
Web page Idle Nook Horse Camp Click Here
E-mail: Idle Nook Click Here

Spavinaw Western Ways
Gentry, Located on the Spavinaw Creek 10 miles north of Siloam Springs Arkansas along Highway 43.
1000 acres of rolling hills for trail riding. Lots of primitive camping. Covered Stalls and outside stalls. Some electrical hookups.

Bunk house and cook shack for rent. Lighted Arena and cattle for rent next to Bunk House.

479-640-2263 days or 918-326-1501 Evenings

Beau Thompson
Current Planning
City Of Bentonville
305 Southwest 'A' Street
Bentonville, Ar 72712

Caney Mountain horse camp
Big Flat, surrounded by Buffalo National river, Leatherwood wilderness and Sylamorewildlife management.
Owners Charles and Teresa Taylor. 870 688 8686.
Web page Caney Mountain horse camp Click Here

Posey Hollow Horsecamp
Mena: Posey Hollow Horsecamp is located in the Ouachita National Forest near Mena, AR.
It offers access to over 75,000 acres to those who want to experience the outdoors on horseback or from a wagon. Trails are easy to rugged and steep, and offer breathtaking views, mountain streams, and wildlife.
Primitive camping is available now in this remote and quiet location. Cellular service is VERY limited.
Ice, firewood, and hay are available on site for your convenience.

Directions from Mena: Take Hwy 71 N through Acorn to Iron�s Fork Road (Polk 70).Go 7.2 miles East to County Road 306 on the left. Follow up through the gate and you can�t miss us!

Directions from Ft. Smith: Take Hwy 71 S through Y-City to Iron�s Fork Road (Polk 70). Go 7.2 miles East to County Road 306 on the left. Follow up through the gate and you can�t miss us!

Posey Hollow Horsecamp
243 Polk 306 Mena, AR

Family Owned and Operated by:
Rickie and Lora Hosman

Contact us by text or email so we can expect your arrival:
Web page Posey Hollow Horsecamp Click Here
Email: Posey Hollow Horsecamp Click Here


Layover Hosts for your horse or mule. (No Trail access)

Rodeo Grounds, Fair Grounds, B and B's, Horse Motels, Private residences

Campgrounds, ranches and trail ride places are also Overnight hosts. The places listed here are "OVERNIGHT ONLY".

This is a link to B & B On line,   Bed and Breakfast with equine accommodations

Circle S Horse Motel
Blytheville: 3344 N. us Hwy 61. 72315. Owner Ronnie Self, Box stalls, $20.00 per head. Camper Hookup, Tack & feed shop. PH 870-763-9203
E-mail: Ronnie & Anita Self Click Here

Horse Haven
Lowell: 1320 Bellview Rd. 72745-9456. stalls, paddock, indoor/outdoor arena. Bed and Breakfast, state parks with trails nearby, Reservations PH 501-621-0364

The Barns
Ferndale: 2 Witness Tree Lane, 72122, Ph 501-821-4422, have indoor stalls Corral, 4 acres of pasture, feed, papers required,
E-mail: Leslie Barns Click Here


Fox Creek Farm
Fox Creek Farm, 4100 Bowman Rd Little Rock, My boarding barn offers overnight stabling in the Little Rock area. call Kari Barber at 501-225-9384, e-mail her at or visit our web page Fox Creek Farm Click Here
E-mail: Kari Barber Click Here

Double W Ranch
Clarksville, Arkansas: Just 5 miles off I-40 at exit 58 or 64. 100 miles west of Little Rock and 60 miles east of Fort Smith. $10.00 per horse. 12 x 12 concrete block stalls, paddock, wash rack with hot and cold water, 300 x 150 outdoor arena, 300 acres for trail riding.
Owners Kevin and Jonna Webb, 901 North Webb Road, Lamar, AR 72846.
PH (479) 774-1301
Email: Jonna and Kevin Click Here

Big Hat Stables
Harrison: Located just five miles from the Buffalo river in the Ozark Mt. 30 min.s from Brandon, Mo.
We have over night acommendations, stalls in doors or turn outs, riding arena, round pen, hot walker, 20 level acres for just riding. Horses available for rides, guided tours on the river if you own your own horse, or just need a place to pull-in and park for the night. Rv camping available.
Phone 870-743-6941 or Big Hat Stables, 2019 Harrison, Ar. 72601
E-mail Kathy Mcurtry Click Here

The Stable
Brinkley: Overnight stop between Memphis TN and Little Rock AR We are in Brinkley Arkasnas. We provide RV hook up indoor stables and pasture for exercise this is a new facility and we live in the top of the barn that we overnight stable.
Our facility has electric hook ups for trailers pasture for horses and indoor stables .
We also provide a 2 bedroom lodge and 80 acres to ride.
We are easy in and out and also have lots of hotels and resturants if you need them.
Located 72 miles from Memphis and 63 miles from Little Rock.
off of I-40 Take exit 216 you will take 49 north at this exit and go 6.5 miles we are located on the left. The address is 31326 hwy 49 North Brinkley AR. 72021
phone # 870-734-7422
E-mail Paige Mulloy Click Here

Crowley's Ridge Overnite stables
Forrest City: located just 300 Yards off I-40. 9 12x12 indoor stalls. 5 turnout pens, large round pen. water and electric for RV hookups. Take exit 242 the Crowleys Ridge Road exit off I-40 go south 300 Yards turn in to drive on right.
Easy access for large rigs paved turn in and road, open 24/7, large fenced in and gated area, safe and secure.
We are new we opened in December and have had great responce from our visiters. We have had some beautiful horses stay, but as of yet not one mule and we are mule owners and lovers hoping to get some mules to overnite with us.
Reservations are not required but it would be nice to let us know at least an hour ahead of time so we can get the gates opened and the barn opened.
Call 870-208-5352 or 870-208-7722 or 870 208-8852.
E-mail Pam Keeling Click Here

Idle Nook Horse Camp
Y City, Idle Nook Horse Camp LLC is a small new horse camp located about 8 miles east of Y City on Hwy 270.
The camp is located at the base of Buck Knob Mountain in the Ouachita National Mountains.
If you're coming from Mt Ida, it's 3 miles on the left once you cross over the Scott County Line.
Jack and Mitzie Stevens are the owners and they have been trailriders for over 20 years.
There are 22 electric and water hookups and 1 one bunkhouse with two twin beds.
There are two shower houses available. The old Mill Creek Equestrian(currently Fourche Mountain Trails) trails are about a mile and a half through the woods from Idle Nook.
There is endless riding available as there are thousands of acres of National Forest on both sides of the highway. The camp is still in the early stages, but improvements are constantly being done.
There are pipe corrals for the horses.

From the 71/270 Junction at Y City Arkansas take 270 East about 8 miles and you'll see a road sign for Idlenook on the right. Take that right and the second gate is the entrance to camp.

From Mena, you'll go through Pencil Bluff up Hwy 270 and when you cross over the Scott county line, Idle Nook is 3 miles on the left.

Contact Info:
Phone numbers are 870-356-3655 or 501-276-9013. Web page Idle Nook Horse Camp Click Here
Submitted By: Mitzie Stevens Click Here

Heartland Equine Medical Center
Fayetteville, Stalls and paddocks available for overnight board. Conveniently located on the west side of Fayetteville, just off I-540 and close to hotels and restaurants.

From I-540 South, take Exit #65 (Porter Road). Turn right off the exit ramp. Take the second possible right (Deane Solomon Road). Go 3/10 mile. Located on the right at the intersection of Deane Solomon and Moore.
From I-540 North, take Exit #65 (Porter Road). Turn left off the exit ramp. Take the second possible right (Deane Solomon Road). Go 3/10 mile. Located on the right at the intersection of Deane Solomon and Moore.

Heartland Equine Medical Center
2512 Deane Solomon Rd.
Fayetteville, AR 72704
office phone: 479-443-0035
Web page Heartland Equine Medical Center Click Here
Web page Heartland Equine Medical Center, map Click Here

Submitted By: Baleigh Johnson Click Here

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Trail Rides (bring your own horse or mule)

Ozark Mountain Trail Ride
Timbo: This is a 5 day ride.
The camp is located between Mountain View Arkansas and Leslie Arkansas.
Turn off Hwy. 66 to 263 North at Timbo Arkansas, watch for sign and "TR" markers.

Our trails are mostly old logging roads through some of the most scenic country in the beautiful Arkansas Ozarks.
They are through rough country, but are safe for even the most inexperienced rider. The trails will take the riders across the Roasting Ear Creek and other streams.
Address: Ozark Mountain Trail Ride
Box 336, Mtn. View, Arkansas

Phone 870-746-4300.

Circle K Ozark Scenic Trail Ride
Clinton: This is a BYOH 5 day ride. Trail rides are in April, May, June, July, August, September, October, Call 501-745-7513 for reservations and information

Southfork Guided Trail Rides & Campground
Clinton: We are in a primitive stage but as long as campers use picket lines, we've got it made. We are located next to the Eoff Ranch where the Arkansas National Chuckwagon Finals are held (used to be family property). We have lots of room & lots of shade. We only rent campsites during the races, but otherwise, we can ride for days as long as we leave it as found.
Our mailing address is: Ron & Patty Bonds, 128
Cato Rd, N. Little Rock, AR 72120. Our phone number is 501-835-9425.
E-mail: Patty Rains & Ron Bonds Click Here
Web pageSouthfork Guided Trail Rides & Campground Click Here

Mike Sneed, outfitting on the Buffalo River in Arkansas
I provide trailrides for BYOH (bring your own horse) or I can provide gentle, quite, gaited mounts for those who think they might like to start trail riding. I am located on the Buffalo River in north Arkansas. Arrangements can be made by contacting
Mike Sneed at 501-679-5499 or
E-mail: Mike Sneed Click Here

Lonesome D Horse Camp
Friday March 19th, Saturday March 20th and Sunday March 21st.
Come and join us at the Lonesome "D" for 3 fun filled days of horseback riding,
The rides will leave each day at 10:00 a.m. The rides will be 4 to 4 1/2 hours each day and will be on easy to moderate terrain.
The trail bosses will be Keith and Mary Dell Layrock.
For more information or reservations contact us at

Lonesome D Horse Camp
776 Cravens Lane
New Blaine, Ar. 72851
479-938-2899 or 479-938-0149
E-mail: Lonesome D Horse Camp Click Here
Web page Lonesome D Horse Camp Click Here
Current Negative Coggins Required!

There is a trail ride held once a year in the mountains in Northwest AR. called the MOUNT ROYAL TRAIL RIDE, Place is called Chester. It is held in Oct and this yr (2007). It will be on Oct. 5th and 6th. It is a two day ride through the mountains, about 20 or better miles total, with Chuck wagon meals, campfire show, and on the last night there is a full blown concert put on by Royal Wade Kimes and his band. This ride is put on by Royal Wade Kimes and raises money for the "Back Packs For Children." Those are kids who have nothing to eat from Friday after school till they return on Monday. This ride was attended in 06 by 15 different states.
KFSM Channel 5 in Ft. Smith will be covering the event.


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Links or other information for this state

Mack's Pines Store near the horse camp at Moccasin Gap
In the store at Mack's Pines near the horse camp at Moccasin Gap there is a paperback book for sale (about $10), that has every bit of horse trails in Arkansas. Each place has a description of the horse camp, trails, and facilities. The author also includes the nearest veterinarian, and other important information. A definite must have for trail riders!
Submitted By: WAGNCHASER Click Here

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