Shake Up Your Routine With A Hike Along Earthquake Ridge In Arkansas
The largest and oldest national forest in the South is home to so many gems – it’s easy to overlook a few! One underrated trail you may have driven by and missed is the Earthquake Ridge Trail. This trail near Mena is great for cyclists or hikers. Whichever route you take, Earthquake Ridge Trail will keep you moving.
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Have you peddled or paced the Earthquake Ridge? We’d love to hear about your trek in the comments below and see your trail photos in our Facebook group, Arkansas Nature Lovers!
Arkansas native, Carol Ann Carson, has written for OnlyInYourState for two years now. She resides in Western Arkansas' Mountain Frontier but calls NWA home as well. The graduate of University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, Carol Ann earned her B.A. in English and will soon be pursing her M.A. in Library Science. She loves exploring the trails around the Buffalo National River and has yet to find a waterfall that wasn't her favorite.
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