Ouachita National Forest


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Ouachita National Forest

Address:100 Reserve St
PO Box 1270
Hot Springs, AR 71902

Phone:501-321-5202
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r8/ouachita
Size: 1,800,000 acres.
Location:West-central Arkansas and southeastern Oklahoma. Accessible by US 59, 70, 71, 270, and 271; AR 7 and 10. Nearby cities/towns include Booneville, Hot Springs, and Mena, AR; Heavener and Poteau, OK.
Facilities:21 campgrounds, group camps, picnic sites, trails (700 miles), 11 shooting ranges, scenic drives, 5 float camps, 2 historical sites.
Activities:Camping, hunting, fishing, boating, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, ORV riding, horseback riding, rock hounding, rock climbing.
Special Features:4,000 miles of streams and 1,600 acres of lake and ponds; 192 miles (85%) of Ouachita National Recreation Trail; Robert S. Kerr Arboretum and Nature Center, with interpretive exhibits and self-guided trails; Winding Stair Mountain National Recreation Area.

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Descriptions of Ozark and Ouachita National Forests follow the ecosubregion descriptions by McNab & Avers (1994).
Total number of hectares burned within the Ouachita National Forest during 2001-2006 was 195,265 (mean/year = 32,544 ha; median/year = 35,746 ha; range = 17,439-54,384 ha; United States Department of Agriculture Forest service, in litt.
Funding was provided by the Ouachita National Forest and the Southern Research Station through efforts of L.
The study stands were located on the Fourche Ranger District, Ouachita National Forest, north of Hot Springs, Arkansas.
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We need to better position our historic downtown as the gateway to Hot Springs National Park, Ouachita National Forest, five state parks and other major attractions.
Polk County, where Foster harvested all of his deer, consists of large blocks of public land in the Ouachita National Forest.
We monitored an eastern spotted skunk population in the Poteau Ranger District (PRD; 96,755 ha), United States Forest Service (USFS) Ouachita National Forest (ONF; 690,000 ha), Scott County, Arkansas, as part of a broader telemetry-based study examining the ecology of the species (Lesmeister, 2007; Lesmeister et al.
Art Hadacek, who worked on the Ouachita National Forest in Arkansas during the 1950s, recalled how local firefighters sometimes rigged time-delay incendiary devices in the forest, using a slow-burning "rope punk" or a magnifying glass positioned to focus the noon sun upon a pack of matches.
NASDAQ: SCNG), announced today that the USDA Forest Service has awarded it a geospatial database generation contract for the Ouachita National Forest located in Arkansas.
Additional funding was provided by the Ouachita National Forest and the Ouachita Mountains Ecosystem Management Research and Demonstration Project through the efforts of L.
Criticism of this practice, latent at first, began to heat up after Ouachita National Forest planning became subject to public scrutiny under the National Forest Management Act of 1976.