Frog Bayou (AR)

Discussion in 'GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States' started by Zecatfish, May 20, 2012.

  1. ajayhawkfan

    ajayhawkfan Rock Chalk

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    Last year a group of GS Giants rode down to Frog Bayou on their big pigs. It was in the middle of summer and 100+ degrees. They all made it but were exhausted when they got back to camp.
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  2. Valentino Magoo

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    Indeed!....but I am not sure 5 guys pushing the GS's up a hill is Jinxer's definition of a leisurely ride?


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  3. JINXR

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  4. DrLewall

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    not bad if you're on a 250 :lol3
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  5. Valentino Magoo

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    It is essentially a horse trail, and fairly steep in sections. Not bad going down. We didn't come out that way because it was tough going up. In hindsight, that would have been better. BY FAR the ride in from the east is a lot better. If you are still wanting to do it on an ATV, that is doable, as SAR went in and out that way (although Wash Co SAR wouldn't go down).
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  6. JINXR

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    So maybe I should go down at Bidville and come out on the east side? I'll be on a 4x4 four wheeler.

    Sorry for all the questions, I just don't want to have to backtrack a lot.
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  7. Valentino Magoo

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    No problem. That would be my choice. On the east route out you'll have 2 washed out culverts to go through, but should be cake on the 4x4. The road down is narrow in spots, but others have gone down in ATV's.

    When you go down off of Bidville Rd, after you go down the slope with the "whoops", the trail will fork, with the main road apparently going right (almost straight). You want to take the left (west) direction. It quickly doubles back to the southeast and heads right down. On the below, the red track is the WRONG one, as it is a long dead end (nice ride, but a dead end logging road).

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  8. JINXR

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    Thanks!
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  9. JINXR

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    Ride went really well. There were two big washouts coming in from the east. Looks like the forest service did a lot of work on them to help stop it. Very easy trail.

    Coming up to Bidville south of the falls was a decent little trail, but no problem whatsoever on a four wheeler.

    Thanks again for the input. Made for a nice day. Rode about 55 miles in all.
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  10. rufus

    rufus We're burning daylight...

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    If I wanted to go to this place, generally speaking, where the hell izzit?

    Thanks.
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  11. Valentino Magoo

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    Google "Bidville, Arkansas". The rest of this thread points you to maps, images and tracks to download.
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