Gap Creek is a small upland tributary of the Caddo River located in the Ouachita Mountains. The creek is spring fed and runs year-round. The natural area is surrounded by the Ouachita National Forest. These lands have not been significantly altered in more than half a century, a factor that contributes to the high water quality of Gap Creek. Plant communities within the natural area include upland pine-hardwood forest and riparian forest along Gap Creek. Fee title is held by a private landowner.
From Glenwood, travel north on State Highway 8 for approximately 5 miles to unpaved road on the right. Turn right and travel approximately 0.5 mile to the second fork in the road. Bear right and travel 0.8 mile to the natural area sign. Access to this area is by permission of private landowner.
Hunting is prohibited on this natural area.