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Best Trails in Arkansas

Lost Valley Trail

Ponca, AR

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Lost Valley Trail is a 1.9 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Ponca, AR that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and walking and is accessible year-round.

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Recent Reviews

on Lost Valley Trail
10 minutes ago

hiking
1 Completed2 Reviews

Nice trail. Very well kept. Was carrying a two year old so it got a little harder. Wouldn't be too bad otherwise.

on Falls Branch Trail
3 hours ago

1 Completed1 Reviews

Nice trail. Expected more difficult terrain, but this trail was still great. #shortScenic

on Hemmed in Hollow Trail
5 hours ago

hiking
1 Completed1 Reviews

It was a beautiful hike. I believe that it is a little underrated make sure you bring a lot of water. I would not consider this really kid friendly unless you are taking kids used to a lot of elevation change.

on Mossback Ridge Trail
17 hours ago

hiking
14 Completed14 Reviews

Cool trail. The entire mountain has a interesting history, that I love!

on Signal Hill Trail
17 hours ago

hiking
14 Completed14 Reviews

Nice little trail to the highest point in Arkansas!

on Poker Bluff Trail
23 hours ago

10 Completed10 Reviews

Super easy and family friendly

on Redding/Spy Rock Loop Tra...
1 day ago

hiking
14 Completed14 Reviews

Fun hike, with amazing views. Would love to go back and camp.

on Cemetery Loop Trail
1 day ago

hiking
14 Completed14 Reviews

Nice little trail, love the old headstones.

on Whitaker Point Trail (Haw...
1 day ago

hiking
1 Completed1 Reviews

Just got back from this hike. Wasn't to difficult of terrain, but the heat and humidity made it tiring. Make sure you bring a good amount of water even though it is a relatively short hike. The beginning is pretty boring, but once you get to the edge of the mountain there are a ton of rocks you can hang out at and take in the gorgeous view. I went on a Saturday and got out there at 6am with no one out there. Around 7:30 people started rolling in and by the time we started to head back around 10ish there were 6-7 families all walking around the main rock. A few couples told us they got lost, but I'm not sure how. The trail is pretty straight forward, the only difficulty I had was finding the very beginning... It's next to a giant rock (confusingly, the trail starts on the other side of the street to where bulletin-boards are posted talking about the trail). The drive also wasn't bad at all, maybe because it hasn't rained in a while? It is a dirt road, but definitely not as bumpy as some people made it out to be. Overall the hike is short, with a beautiful ending... Highly recommend

on Whitaker Point Trail (Haw...
1 day ago

hiking
1 Completed1 Reviews

on Springhill Park
1 day ago

mountain biking
14 Completed14 Reviews

This is a great biking trail, with lots of challenging roots.

on Ozark Highlands Trail
1 day ago

hiking
14 Completed14 Reviews

completed the section from Cherry Bend to Hare Mt. Beautiful area to a great overlook on Hare Mt. with a lot of historical remnants.

on Devil's Den Trail
1 day ago

hiking
14 Completed14 Reviews

Nice moderate trails. The creek was low when I went. Someone had built several cairns in the creek bed. Really something to see.

on Ben Geren Bike trail
1 day ago

walking
14 Completed14 Reviews

Good paved trail for walking or bike riding. This trail has some challenging hills, and is a great mid distance loop.

Would be great if it had lights for night activities.

on Yellow Rock Trail
1 day ago

hiking
14 Completed14 Reviews

Nice loop trail, with a great overlook.

on Lost Valley Trail
1 day ago

hiking
14 Completed14 Reviews

Great little trail. Love climbing the rocks and through the creek bed. Awesome little waterfall inside Eden Falls Cave. Well worth the crawl!

on Glory Hole Waterfall Trai...
1 day ago

hiking
14 Completed14 Reviews

When the water is flowing, this place is amazing! Good hike to a not so well known place.

on Fern Gully Scenic Area Bu...
1 day ago

hiking
14 Completed14 Reviews

This place is an amazing. Although the trail is hard to follow, you can explore the area for hours, boulder hopping and climbing in and out of large rock crevices. Fascinating area!

on Sugar Loaf Mountain Natur...
2 days ago

hiking
2 Completed2 Reviews

Great, amazing view once you make it to the top. Something worth trying.

on Cecil Cove Loop Trail
2 days ago

1 Completed1 Reviews