Freeman Road

Total Miles


220.69 ft



Technical Rating



Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Trail Overview

Freeman Road follows the North Fork of the Illinois Bayou, and includes 3 water crossings, mud holes, rock scramblings, multiple campsites, and a Civil War Era cemetery. This route is a good starting point for the Illinois Bayou Granite Luge. During the fall season, the photo opportunities cannot be matched. During summer the Bayou offers great swimming opportunities to cool off.

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Freeman Road
Freeman Road
Freeman Road


Mud holes and water crossings can be deep after heavy rains, most mud holes have bypasses. Some parts of the water crossings have large submerged boulders that are sometimes easy to get stuck on.

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Access Description

Closest town is Hector, AR. Access from Hector is by NFR 1310 (N Fork Road).

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