Polk County is home to hundreds of miles of legal riding via Forest Service roads and ATV trails. Forest roads are open year round, and yes, it is legal to ride on all of them. Both forest roads and trails offer scenic views and varying skill levels. No matter when you visit, you will find no shortage of riding.
The Wolf Pen Gap trail system hosts many different trails for different skill levels. These trails are not open year round, so check the link below for trail status and to view a map. The map outlines trails according to their difficulty level.
Hundreds of miles of forest roads are open year round and are generally easy to moderate skill level. These roads wind through the Ouachita National Forest and allow you to access creeks, rivers, lookouts, and more.
Bethesda Lake Resort is only 5 minutes from town, yet still has ride-in access to the trail system. We are in the absolute best location for riders looking to enjoy the trails and forest roads without being 20+ minutes from town.
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