Terre Noire Natural Area Updated:04/2012

Terre Noire Natural Area, located in the Coastal Plain, Clark County,  is one of the highest-quality blackland prairies remaining in the state. The site is a mosaic of native herbaceous and woody vegetation, and includes little-grazed, high-quality prairie areas, a formerly grazed prairie of somewhat lower quality, and forested areas that illustrate the forest matrix within which the prairie openings existed in southwestern Arkansas. The Natural Heritage Commission and The Nature Conservancy share owenrship in portions of this area.

Specific types of hunting are allowed on this natural area. For details, see the current Arkansas Game and Fish Hunting Guidebook. Take all necessary safety precautions when visiting this area.

From Arkadelphia, travel west 4.8 miles on State Highway 26/51. At split, travel south on State Highway 51 for 0.5 mile to natural area on left (south) side of road.


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