Hemmed in Hollow Trail

HARD 278 reviews

Hemmed in Hollow Trail is a 6.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Compton, Arkansas that features a waterfall and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October.

DISTANCE
6.1 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1423 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

backpacking

birding

camping

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

river

views

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

bugs

rocky

scramble

no dogs

Take Arkansas Highway 43 south from Harrison, Arkansas to Compton, Arkansas. At Compton, look for the Buffalo National River sign and turn south onto a gravel county road. Continue on the county road and follow the signs to the Compton Trailhead.

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13 days ago

Certainly a cool hike, I intend to go back after a big rain as the waterfall was mostly just dripping when we were there. Make sure to bring water, but the uphill hike back is not as bad as I thought it would be.

13 days ago

Great hike. I didn't know a 2 1/2 mile down hill hike would wear you out. But wait, the uphill hike will make you rethink the downhill part. Fantastic views, bring plenty of water. Finishing the round trip will give you a sense of accomplishment. Most strenuous, enjoyed it. Do It!!

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1 month ago

Great hike. 500 feet elevation gain on way back

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1 month ago

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1 month ago

Beautiful falls, best after a hard rain. Bring lots of water on a hot day as the hike down is an hour and a half then you have to hike back up.

1 month ago

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1 month ago

Great hike but you best be in shape for the return “ up hill” hike. Bring plenty of water and take breaks.

1 month ago

This is my favorite hike. We were lucky to go right after a rain. The view of the falls from the top was beautiful but nothing compared to seeing them up close from the bottom. Worth every bit of the muddy slide down and the muddied scramble up. This trail definitely earns it's difficulty rating for that though.

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2 months ago

Really nice trail but like everyone said it is not for the casual hiker. It will kick your butt coming back up the traverse. Leaves are just starting to turn soo 2 weeks from now it should really be nice. Planning on heading back in early November foe some cooler temps.

2 months ago

I love this place been there 3 times all ready

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