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Ouachita Challenge
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The Ouachita Mountain Hikers is an informal group

with various levels of hiking ability.

WE HIKE TWICE A WEEK! Saturday hikes - easier hikes (4-6 miles) in good places like:  · Hot Springs National Park  · Arkansas State Parks  · Hot Springs Village  Thursday hikes - more difficult hikes (8-12 miles) on forest trails in places like:  · Ouachita National Recreation Trail  · Ouachita National Forest  Monthly overnight trips to visit trails in the Ozarks, Buffalo National River and nearby states WHY DO WE HIKE? To Have fun, and to enjoy the camaraderie of other hikers. To Stay healthy, because hiking is great exercise!  To Enjoy the "Natural State." Arkansas' most beautiful places are on the trails. Hiking helps you to learn your way around. To Serve the trails. We help with trail maintenance, litter patrols and fund raisers. We support Hot Springs National Park, National Forest Service and State Parks. Join Us!
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Special Hike Flashes 2016-12 - Norfork Lake
2016-11-05 Hike to Breakfast 2016-11-17 Little Blakely South Loop
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