Little Missouri Trail

#2 of 42 trails in Ouachita National Forest

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Little Missouri Trail is a 15.4 mile point-to-point trail located near Caddo Gap, Arkansas. This trail is fairly level with a few steep inclines. It
crosses the Little Missouri River eight times and Crooked, Brier, Long, and Blaylock creeks once.

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Justin McElyea (150)

1 Completed1 Reviews

Me and my 4yr old son, backpacked it in 2 days. We went during the fall after some rain. There is some sketchy water crossings after good rain. One of the most beautiful places to spend time at, camping along river makes for amazing sounds and scenery! We will do this every year maybe twice a year , its that nice!!!

Althea S. (103)

3 Completed2 Reviews

08-14-15 My boyfriend and I hiked from the Upper Little Missouri trailhead to Spirit Rock. We camped the night so he could photograph the Milky Way and hiked back down a little after sunrise on the 15th. There is a small flat area to set up a tent, or possibly two, and an existing firepit well lined with rocks. this area to set up camp is very exposed to the sun and wind, come prepared with cord to tie down your items. Most of this area is covered by boulders so you can feel like an explorer and a mountain goat.

Daryl Box (119)

2 Completed2 Reviews

Beautiful country and well marked trails.

Louis Chalfant (164)

4 Completed1 Reviews

My son and I hiked in 2.68 miles on 5/16/2015 and set up camp along the Little Missouri. Beautiful creek and falls. We caught many bream, trout, and smallmouth bass with enough for a great campfire dinner. Large thunderstorms rolled in during the night and swelled the Little Missouri to almost 9 ft by morning. We had planned to hike the rest the next day but we were now trapped by high water on Crooked Creek and the Little Missouri. We decided to bushwhack north to Albert Pike road and made our way back to our truck. You need to be aware of quickly changing weather conditions and be prepared to say an extra night or two until the water goes down or bushwhack out. With no cell service and no radio reception you are on your own. This is a beautiful place just be aware of location and ways to get out if the weather changes.

brian lauter (737)

18 Completed17 Reviews

we had a cabin at camp albert pike for about 50 years and did the all the trails in the area as kids, what a great memory

Stephanie Seller (103)

6 Completed1 Reviews

Great hike and beautiful :)

Ryan Spraul (673)

13 Completed9 Reviews

Beautiful camping by the falls. Great way to finish up a 3rd day hiking the Eagle Rock Loop.

Tim Frilling (192)

2 Completed2 Reviews

Beautiful easy hike. Good swimming by falls.

Matt Shapter (162)

1 Completed1 Reviews

Great trail. Very well kept. We parked at the end and drove up to the step off point. Hiked 4 miles first day. Set up camp at first bridge. Great sources for water. Next day hiked 10 miles through Albert Pike and over the ridge to the big river crossing and set up camp. Soaked our feet in the nice cool water. Finished the next day. It was a good thing we had marked our truck with our GPS. it would have been hard to find without. Lots of great campsites along the trail.

Doug Evans (255)

9 Completed5 Reviews

Great trail, fantastic falls and sites. Bring a picnic and spend the day hiking and exploring the area.