Knoppers Ford

Total Miles


319.78 ft


0.5 Hours

Technical Rating



Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Trail Overview

Knopper's Ford, situated along Sugar Creek is a day-use facility built by the CCC. It is accessible by passenger cars or low-clearance vehicles. Knopper's Ford is popular with Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) and Equestrian enthusiasts, as it is a very short distance from the fabulous Sugar Creek Multi-Use Recreation. KNOPPERS FORD: Natural pools in SugarCreek.Day use only, picnicking, swimming,horse-shoe pit, vault toilet, fishing, 3-1/2 mile trail connects to Jack Creek. Equestrian use from October 1-May 1. U.S. feearea.This road is mainly gravel, passes Knoppers Ford, Sugar Creek multi-use trail area and continues to become a dead end at this time. The Sugar Creek Multi-Use Trail is a network of looping trails that winds over various types of terrain and through a variety of tree types. Rides range from moderately easy to more difficult. Connecting loops offer users an opportunity to explore exciting outdoor opportunities. This complex network of trails began in 1990 when a local group of equestrian riders became interested in having trail access for horseback rides.


This is a maintained gravel road that has some rough bridge crossings.

Technical Rating


Status Reports

Isaac Brown
Dec 29, 2023

Access Description

Take Arkansas Highway 23 south from Booneville, AR for 2 miles. Turn left (east) on Arkansas Highway 116 for 1 mile; then south at the sign on paved County Road for 4 miles; then 3 miles south on Forest Service Road 19 (gravel).

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