Mountain Biking Arkansas’ Ouachita National Forest

Are you looking for a new place to ride within a day’s drive of Chicago? If your answer is yes, check out the 1.6-million acres of the Ouachita (pronounced Wash-a-taw) National Forest. Located just west of Hot Springs, Ark., the forest’s 600-miles of trails are an ideal place to escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

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Nurturing Land Results In Big Arkansas Buck!

The buck was following a big doe and Jordening hit the dirt to use his backpack as a rest for his .300 H & S Winchester mag. Just as the buck came over a ridge, he squeezed the trigger. “Click.” In anticipation of the long walk in the dark, Jordening hadn’t chambered a round, but as quickly as possible, he did, and fired.

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Young Hunter Overcomes Physical Adversity

This is not a typical tale where father introduces son or daughter to hunting. Larry Treat’s life has been full of medical specialists, who still aren’t 100 percent sure what’s happening in his body, and why. The doctors believe Larry has a form of muscular dystrophy, which has limited his physical growth, taken away his ability to stand, and made it impossible for him to fully
extend his arms and legs. His father Doug carries him into the woods and places him in a treestand. Larry has had a lot of success in the field thanks to the help he receives from his dad.

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