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Sweden Creek Falls is a 1.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Kingston, Arkansas that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips and is accessible year-round.

Distance: 1.5 miles Elevation Gain: 255 feet Route Type: Out & Back

kid friendly

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

river

views

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

hiking
rocky
4 days ago

Great family hike. The first part was quite easy. Got a bit more moderate closer to the falls. Keep an eye the on kids on a few steep cliffs, but they should manage just fine. The waterfall was beautiful and the trail was clean and well marked.

hiking
muddy
rocky
9 days ago

hiking
10 days ago

Beautiful scenic trail is a bit of a local secret.

hiking
muddy
29 days ago

The trail was a little slippery in spots but fairly easy. The views were beautiful. Kid and pet friendly.

hiking
muddy
rocky
1 month ago

Drove quite a way on a cold February morning to hike this one. The dirt road leading to the trail head has a decent incline, and it took me several attempts to actually get up that hill... This trail is as described by the many other reviewers. It's a fairly easy one, and it's not too often you can access both the top and the bottom of falls this size in the Ozarks!

hiking
3 months ago

Arrived early morning while a moderate fog drenched the area with a mystique of adventure. Wife and I were the only ones and enjoyed the views from the upper trail before descending to the lower. Very enjoyable trail. Mud-dobber condos and an occasional bird nest wisely built in a small washed-out hollow of the wall along the low overhangs...ah, the flavor of nature! After viewing and clambering about in the lower falls area, met our first trail mates while beginning our ascent, a couple with two adventuresome kiddos, Appreciative kudos to the party responsible for adding the blue marker tags to help distinguish the trail. Thanks to everyone for keeping this trail clean and litter free.....what a joy!

hiking
muddy
rocky
4 months ago

Fairly short trail. We’ve been on the top of the falls and also have taken the bottom path under the rock formations and down to the base of the falls. Both are stunning but the lower trail gives a diverse view of the rocky outcrops and some smaller falls and caves. Went right after heavy rain and it was impressive.

hiking
icy
4 months ago

Fun! Great views. Had to go slow because of the ice and icicles. Watch out for winter conditions. Overall a great hike

hiking
rocky
scramble
4 months ago

Well marked, very slippery in places. Great payoff, the falls are gorgeous

hiking
rocky
scramble
5 months ago

TOTALLY worth it. Beautiful falls. Side trip to another small fall. Old house on the way. When the trail narrows, it's well marked with blue diamonds on trees.

hiking
6 months ago

We loved this trail and the amazing waterfall at the end! Our 6 year old and 8 year old were with us. While it was a fairly easy hike for the most part, we were pretty cautious with the kids last 1/4 mile due to a couple spots of drop off with narrow trail and some wet rocks leading down a steep part of the trail to the bottom of the falls. That being said, it was a blast and a fun adventure for us all. The small cave and rock formations throughout were a great surprise. Looks like it’s not traveled that often, but the trail was well marked out and kept. We saw the 2 abandoned homes and were glad to have read a post that mentioned them...cause it was a little creepy coming up on them. Once again, the kids loved that part, too. Awesome trail! Had no idea it existed. And in August...the waterfall volume was impressive!

hiking
rocky
7 months ago

Love this trail!!! Took the kiddos and furry babies and had an adventure

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bugs
7 months ago

Lots of spider webs, but probably because not many people go on this one. I was pleasantly surprised by the waterfall at the end! I want to come back after more rain for sure.

hiking
bugs
7 months ago

Both trails are good- very different. Lower trail is more challenging.

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bugs
rocky
scramble
7 months ago

The lower trail wasn’t marked very well, so it made it a bit challenging to know which way to go. There were also two abandoned houses on the trail that made our group feel uneasy, but the falls were beautiful

hiking
9 months ago

We loved this trial! Went right after a lot of rain so the falls were perfect! You can have your dog on a leash which is great because mine loved it! This is an awesome hidden gem

hiking
10 months ago

Hiked May 2019. Great Hike. Make sure you hike the upper and lower trail. Lower trail, which takes you to the bottom of the falls, is more difficult, but very beautiful A true “Hidden Gem” in the Buffalo River area. Thx

10 months ago

Recommend going down to the falls but the water coming down made rocks slippery and the terrain was rough. Would be tough for little kids and people with stability problems. It's absolutely amazing when you get to the bottom. Highly recommend.

10 months ago

Great little hike with a nice waterfall view as a reward.

hiking
muddy
rocky
11 months ago

Great Friday afternoon hike with my dog. I’d highly recommend hiking down to the bottom of the falls rather then the top. The hike to the bottom is not easy...but more moderate. It is definitely worth it though.

hiking
11 months ago

This is a great trail for anyone looking for a scenic yet short and easy hike. The waterfall is surprisingly tall and the stream, Sweden creek, leading up to falls is carved into stone. Very cool hike.

11 months ago

fantastic hike do it during Raining season fantastic waterfall and pretty easy Trail to walk

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