Thing to Do

Goat Rock Trail

A black metal rail surrounds an outcropping overlooking rolling, forested hills.
The Goat Rock viewpoint

NPS Photo/Mitch Smith

The Goat Rock trail offers stunning views of the Ouachita Mountains and the recharge zone for the thermal springs. Limited parking is available at the overlook on North Mountain. The trailhead starts south of the parking area.

Distance (one way): 1.1mi (1.8km)
Elevation: 886 - 1067ft (270 - 325m)
Typical grade: 3.2%


Pets must be kept on a leash. Please clean up after your pet.

Entrance fees may apply, see Fees & Passes information.

The trails are open from 5:00am - 10:00pm.

Accessibility Information
This is a rocky, packed gravel and packed dirt trail. It is not ADA compliant.

Hot Springs National Park

Last updated: April 7, 2021