Best Trails in Arkansas

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on Yellow Rock Trail
2 days ago

hiking

Great trail! I hiked it with my 11 year old brother and he made it so I'd say it's fairly easy. I started from the bottom end of the trail where there are some pretty awesome rock formations but the climb up is pretty steep for some. It's not treacherous just steep. Very pretty in the winter as you can see all across the valley from just this point but not so well in summer time. But the yellow rock area is gorgeous in the summer. Great trail and is wide, well kept, and easy for beginners.

on Lake Fayetteville Trail
2 days ago

walking

Great running/walking and cycling trail. Not really a place for outdoor exploration as such but there are some nice spots that you can go off the trail and explore the woods or around the waters edge.

on Yellow Rock Trail
2 days ago

Awesome

on Blowing Springs Trails
4 days ago

hiking

Even though it's predominantly a bike trail, it's definitely an enjoyable hike. The trails are completely shaded, so it's a good choice on a hot day. Lots of interesting rock formations, several small caves and decent elevation changes keep it interesting. Only saw three other people. The trail is well maintained. Hiked 5 mi and didn't see one piece of trash.

on Whitaker Point Trail (Haw...
4 days ago

hiking

One of the most photographed places. It's very busy on weekends. The road up to the trailhead is very rough and extremely steep for the first part. I don't recommend going up in a low clearance vehicle. Do an SUV if you can. There are no signs for the road up to it, so ask the nice people at Ponca General Store for directions. The trail is not difficult at all. Account for at least 30 minutes to get to the main parking lot when you turn off onto the dirt/gravel road from the hwy. enjoy the views and DONT get close to the edge.

on Indian Creek Trail
4 days ago

hiking

This trail leads to The Eye of The Needle which is a whole way up in the bluffs that's over the little waterfall and pool. This trail mostly follows the creek and if you ever lose the trail on the side of the creek bed, just step down into the mostly dried up creek bed and hike your way back. Once you get to the end, there's are some sketchy ropes tied to trees sticking out of the steep rocky face on the right. I saw a few people traverse this portion to get a better look of the Eye of The Needle, but I wasn't brave enough to trust the ropes. Cool hike in the shade of lots of trees.

on Lost Valley Trail
4 days ago

hiking

I love this trail for many reasons. The first mile or so of the trail is a very accessible trail for anyone. Lots of rocks to climb around on on the way to Eden Falls, which is really pretty when iced over in the winter. At the top of the falls is a cave. You have to jump over the rushing water to the other side of the cave, where you can start making your way back to the waterfall that comes out of the ceiling in the cave. There are normally little hats along the walls of the cave. Bring flash lights or head lamps. You need to be agile to get through some tight spaces, but it doesn't take but a couple minutes to weave your way back.

on Hemmed in Hollow Trail
4 days ago

hiking

This is 2.5 miles straight down, and 2.5 straight up. Very taxing on the way out, but you get great views of the bluff line along the way. I would go after heavy rainfall so that the falls are even more impressive. The falls are a great place to hang out for a bit. Beautiful scenery.

on Butterfield Hiking Trail
5 days ago

backpacking

Amazing clean camp sites, great for a beginner, wonderful for a scout troop to backpack to get you ready

on Rookery Trail
5 days ago

trail running

pretty area, picturesque, but I lost trail in the pasture about half a mile in. all in all a great evening, but I'm a little wary of running through open range...

on White River
5 days ago

Great

on Crack in the Rock Trail
5 days ago

SEED TICKS EVERYWHERE

on Crystal Bridges Trail
5 days ago

walking

A nice easy trail, with various artwork displayed along the walk. Very pretty flowers, and manicured landscape. A nice addition to the art museum.

on Little Missouri River Tra...
5 days ago

hiking

This is a pretty little trail near the Little Missouri River. Very easy hike, and kid friendly. Very close to the entrance of the Crater of Diamonds.

on Spring River: Dam 3 to Ha...
5 days ago

canoeing

I have canoed the first section of this river. I was looking for some adrenaline pumping rapids, and we found just that. A beautiful river that is perfect on a hot summer day! Hardy is a neat little historical town, and is worth a visit.

on Tanyard Loop
5 days ago

hiking

Very beautiful place, it's a must visit.

on Blanchard Caverns Wild Ca...
5 days ago

If you like caves, you will love this place!!!! It takes a while to complete the tour, but it well worth it. Was an amazing place to visit!

on Blanchard Spring Trail
5 days ago

hiking

A short little hike to a beautiful waterfall and mill. The trail and the area can be very crowded, but worth the trip to see the area.

on Cedar Falls Trail
6 days ago

hiking

A great trail that leads you through the heart of nature and as the rumble gets louder you come to a clearing and behold there is heaven. Really enjoyed this trail. The waterfall was great and the water is good to cool you off on the hike. Only down side is that people tend to leave their empty water bottles and trash laying around. If I had a day pack with me I would have picked it up and hiked it out.