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Yellow Rock Trail is a 2.7 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near West Fork, Arkansas that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, camping, fishing, and horses and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 2.7 mi Elevation gain 511 ft Route type Loop

Dogs on leash

Kid friendly

Camping

Fishing

Hiking

Horseback riding

Walking

Forest

River

Views

Wildlife

Muddy

Rocky

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Getting There

This trail takes you pass several nice rock formations and cedar glades on your way to a bluff overlooking the Lee Creek Valley. The Trail ends at a unique CCC shelter or you can retrace your steps back to the trail head.

Ample parking at either trail head. Fee camping at the state park from tent to RV to cabin rental.

Park Superintendent 11333 West Hwy. 74 West Fork, AR 72774 (479) 761-3325 devilsden@arkansas.com

Location: 8 miles south of Fayetteville on I-540 (Exit 53), then 18 miles southwest on Hwy. 170, or 7 miles west of I-540 (Exit 45) at Winslow on Hwy. 74

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Recordings (381)
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Adam Sheinhaus
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Hiking

Exactly the type of hike I enjoy the most—gets you working and sweaty but isn’t painful and offers beautiful views. We went on a Sunday around 10:00 and it wasn’t too busy.

Cody Bramble
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HikingRocky

One of more famous overlooks in Arkansas. Trail worth it for the views

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Glenn Bugay
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HikingGreat!Rocky

This one is a must do. Well marked and heavily traveled is correct. Bring a map from the visitors center if in doubt. Very limited cell service in the area. I would really watch my kids in the obvious areas near cliffs, otherwise a very safe trail.

Dory & Jack Quinn
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Hiking

This is an excellent trail. It is not difficult though there are some steep and rocky spots. It is very well maintained and well marked. The lookout is amazing. Many spots are wide enough to walk two abreast. We were there fairly early (got on the trail about 9am) and it was not crowded. Would recommend.

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Rusty Rainbolt
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HikingRocky

Well kept trail with some nice overlooks. Very well marked. We were able to finish the loop with the whole family including a 5 and 10 year old. (The trail is not closed as of 6/23/20)

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DJ B.
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Rocky

very nice trail , enjoyed it. lots of rocks amd I highly recommend using walking stick or trekking poles if you're over 60 as we are, and sturdy shoes. bring plenty of water! so glad it opened back up while we are here. Devil's Den State Park is wonderful.

M M.
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Angie G
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Hiking

Love this hike for sunrise views!! I’ve done from the lookout point and also from the bottom for the full loop. Just lovely!

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Joshua Hudson
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Hiking

LOVE this trail! The hike up to the overlook is invigorating and the view from the overlook itself is breathtaking.

Sydney Finn
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Hiking

Great views from the overlook towards the beginning of the trail! Most crowded trail we went on but not bad

Allen Williams
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Hiking

A beautiful hike between rains on an overcast day.

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Jeff Millican
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HikingRockyScramble

Absolutely beautiful trail! Would definitely hike it again!

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chris m.
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Hiking

Great view but lots of littering

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milaa cano
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Hiking

Great trail. It was a little chilly when we got to the cliff but not horrible. There’s a little trail on the right that isn’t marked but it will lead you down towards a little pond and some beautiful ragged rock formations.

Brian Barr
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Hiking

Trail was great! Feel there could be a little more signage telling you which direction you’re supposed to go. Took my wife, 9 y/o daughter, 5 y/o son and my dog down the wrong path at one time. Finally my wife with her superb navigation skills said “maybe we should turn around”. Thank goodness we did because I was taking us in the wrong direction! Otherwise it’s a great trail and cool overlooks.

Kevin Redmon
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Hiking

Awesome hike during Easter Beautiful, really impressed

Tim Snively
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Hiking

Beautiful hike with awesome rock features and great views at the top. Trail is rugged in sections.

Jacob Shah
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Hiking

Took my 16 month old on my back, 25 week pregnant wife on this trail. A bit challenging for her but not impossible. Trail is well kept and there are a few overlooks that are okay. Nothing too crazy. Wish there was a bit more a payoff in terms of scenery, but hey, maybe that’s just me.

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Jaime Zambrano
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HikingOff trail
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Kaley Hassell
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HikingMuddyRocky
Kelly Walters
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HikingMuddy

Great trail and easy hike for a family. Our kids are 8,7,and 3 and we’re able to hike it easily. Very muddy and pretty crowded, but great wooded hike with beautiful views

RaShelle Buchanan
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Emilee Emery
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Katie Gallagher
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HikingMuddyRocky

Beautiful little trail. I started at the trailhead and did the scenic outlook loop and it ended up being almost 4mi total. The trail is a little muddy in spots but it’s to be expected with the recent rain and it is a little rocky. Overall a great trail.

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