Earthquake Ridge trail

#21 of 42 trails in Ouachita National Forest

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Earthquake Ridge loop trail parallels the Talimena Scenic Byway on the north and south sides of Rich Mountain. The trail offers limited scenic overlooks and have minor rock formations to view. The trail system crosses the Talimena Scenic Byway twice.

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Collin Anderson (69)

1 Completed1 Reviews

This trail had some great photo opportunities for autumn photos. Ultimately it was a rather plain hike. It was It wasn't too strenuous for the most part, but there were a couple steep portions. One major downside is that completing the trail requires crossing Highway 88 on foot (with no crosswalk or pedestrian warning) at two separate points.

Desiree Marie (152)

2 Completed3 Reviews

we did it again today. Let me tell you it is a tough one. some parts youre going straight up. completed the whole system in 1 hour and 20 minutes.

Desiree Marie (152)

2 Completed3 Reviews

This was our first trail trek this season. I LOVE it!! We hike it 2 sometimes 3 times a week. We've also got our time down to 28 minutes to finish!!
With this trail you don't only get a great workout but beautiful views. There is also a great up hill and down hill variance.
Highly recommended

Doug Neidholdt (79555)

461 Completed464 Reviews

Simple hike through the woods. Nothing extraordinary

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