Explore nature and visit the local trails. Lovers’ Leap is only a mile hike and for the more adventurous you can try the Black Fork Mountain Wilderness Trail!
There are many trails located close to the area. Lovers’ Leap Trail is a short one mile trail and is a must do. The trail got its name from a local legend of an American Indian maiden jumping to her death when her sweetheart failed to return from a battle. Additional details of this trail are available at this link. Lovers’ Leap Trail is atop Rich Mountain just 5 minutes from the cabin.
The Black Fork Mountain Wilderness Trail is a branch of the Ouachita Trail in the Ouachita National Forest and is located about 5 miles from the cabin. The trail crosses rugged terrain and summits atop Black Fork Mountain. Free parking at the trailhead. See more at this link. The total distance in and out is a bit over 11 miles so start early or make it a two day hike!
Have fun and be safe!
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