Ouachita Trail 01: Potato Hill Vista Spur to FR 6010 Pics (2.4 to 5.8)

Ouachita Trail 01: Potato Hill Vista Spur to FR 6010 Pics (2.4 to 5.8) photo
Evening view from the Potato Hill Vista. It’s .1 miles from the Ouachita Trail.

The 3.5 mile stretch of the Ouachita Trail from the Potato Hill Vista spur to Forest Road 6010 is a pretty cool one. There are a number of nice vistas and several areas with interesting rocks. This segment has a moderate amount of climbing.

The trail profile I did from my October 3, 2015 hike is here.

In this post, I have some additional photos I took that day on the trail and at the nearby Potato Hill Vista (accessible via the .1-mile spur from the OT).

Ouachita Trail 01: Potato Hill Vista Spur to FR 6010 Pics (2.4 to 5.8) photo
This is the spur that connects the Potato Hill Vista (where there is parking) over to the Ouachita Trail

Ouachita Trail 01: Potato Hill Vista Spur to FR 6010 Pics (2.4 to 5.8) photo
Another Potato Hill Vista view
Ouachita Trail 01: Potato Hill Vista Spur to FR 6010 Pics (2.4 to 5.8) photo
Here is where the Potato Hill Vista spur connects to the Ouachita Trail at about mile point 5.8
Ouachita Trail 01: Potato Hill Vista Spur to FR 6010 Pics (2.4 to 5.8) photo
Ouachita Trail between Potato Hill Vista Spur and FR 6010
Ouachita Trail 01: Potato Hill Vista Spur to FR 6010 Pics (2.4 to 5.8) photo
Incline on the trail
Ouachita Trail 01: Potato Hill Vista Spur to FR 6010 Pics (2.4 to 5.8) photo
Uphill stretch
Ouachita Trail 01: Potato Hill Vista Spur to FR 6010 Pics (2.4 to 5.8) photo
Potato Hill Vista Spur to FR 6010
Ouachita Trail 01: Potato Hill Vista Spur to FR 6010 Pics (2.4 to 5.8) photo
Panoramic view of Buffalo Wallow Mountain from the Ouachita Trail
Ouachita Trail 01: Potato Hill Vista Spur to FR 6010 Pics (2.4 to 5.8) photo
Near one of the south-facing vista openings
Ouachita Trail 01: Potato Hill Vista Spur to FR 6010 Pics (2.4 to 5.8) photo
Ouachita Trail
Ouachita Trail 01: Potato Hill Vista Spur to FR 6010 Pics (2.4 to 5.8) photo
Ouachita Trail between Potato Hill Vista Spur and Forest Road 6010
Ouachita Trail 01: Potato Hill Vista Spur to FR 6010 Pics (2.4 to 5.8) photo
Ouachita Trail
Ouachita Trail 01: Potato Hill Vista Spur to FR 6010 Pics (2.4 to 5.8) photo
Ouachita Trail
Ouachita Trail 01: Potato Hill Vista Spur to FR 6010 Pics (2.4 to 5.8) photo
Partial south-facing vista
Ouachita Trail 01: Potato Hill Vista Spur to FR 6010 Pics (2.4 to 5.8) photo
One of the south-facing vista areas.
Ouachita Trail 01: Potato Hill Vista Spur to FR 6010 Pics (2.4 to 5.8) photo
Cool rock garden area along the Ouachita Trail
Ouachita Trail 01: Potato Hill Vista Spur to FR 6010 Pics (2.4 to 5.8) photo
Rocky stretch
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