If it’s outdoor recreation you’re after, head to Hodgen in southeast Oklahoma. This small community in Le Flore County is home to the gorgeous Ouachita National Forest, which offers a wealth of camping, hiking, horseback riding and more. Lace up your hiking hoots and hit the trails at the renowned Ouachita National Recreation Trail System offering nearly 50 miles of trails for a variety of skill levels. The Beech Creek National Scenic & Botanical Area Trail System also offers 32 miles of hiking opportunities on 7,500 acres.

Other top attractions in Hodgen include the Winding Stair Recreation Area, Cedar Lake, Cedar Lake National Recreation Area and Cedar Lake Equestrian Camp.


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