Arkansas Backpacking Trails


If you’re backpacking in Arkansas, you have a few trails to choose from at Mount Magazine. The Cove Lake Trail leaves the north end of the park and goes down the mountain nine miles to Cove Lake, a USDA Forest Service Recreation Area. Backpacking is allowed outside the state park on this trail.
Huckleberry Mountain Trail is a fine example of the many multi-use Arkansas backpacking trails, 34 miles in length, used for Arkansas mountain biking, horseback riders, ATVs and backpacking. There are three loops that cross creeks and connect Mount Magazine with Huckleberry Mountain. Camping is allowed on the portions of trail within the Ozark National Forest, perfect for anyone backpacking in Arkansas.