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Best trails in Arkansas

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Trying to find the best Arkansas trails? AllTrails has 610 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Whether you're looking for the best trails in Hot Springs National Park or around Hot Springs National Park, Little Rock or Rogers we've got you covered. If you're looking for great Arkansas state park trails, check out Devil's Den State Park. Or for some great local park options, check out Lake Leatherwood City Park or Alum Cove Natural Bridge Recreation Area near Deer. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 289 easy trails in Arkansas ranging from 0.6 to 92.4 miles and from 150 to 2,673 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Arkansas
Top trails (610)
#1 - Whitaker Point Trail (Hawksbill Crag)
Ozark National Forest
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 27 m
Situated deep into the Ozark National Forest, the Hawksbill Crag is an Arkansas treasure. Thousands of hikers every year traverse the Whitaker Point Trail up to the beautiful rocky viewpoint. Upon arShow more
#2 - Lost Valley Trail
Buffalo National River
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 1 h 1 m
Note: The cave on this trail is closed due to COVID-19. Note this area is heavily visited on the weekends. Best visited during the week if you want a little solitude. Trail ranges from crushed rock Show more
#3 - Centerpoint to Goat Trail
Buffalo National River
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Length: 5.9 mi • Est. 3 h 6 m
The trail's destination is the Big Bluff overlooking the Buffalo River. It is considered the tallest along the Buffalo at over 500 ft. tall. The side trail that leads to an outcropping on the bluff iShow more
#4 - Eagle Rock Loop
Ouachita National Forest
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Length: 28.2 mi • Est. Multi-day
Eagle Rock Loop is a 28.2 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Langley, Arkansas that features a waterfall and is only recommended for very experienced adventurers. The trail is primarily uShow more
#5 - Hemmed in Hollow Trail
Buffalo National River
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Length: 5.5 mi • Est. 3 h 10 m
Hemmed in Hollow Trail is a 5.5 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Compton, Arkansas that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking anShow more
#6 - Glory Hole Waterfall Trail
Ozark National Forest
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 59 m
The trail in to the water fall is all down hill, so the hike out is all up hill. The trail starts out as an old jeep trail and turns into a narrow path. The waterfall is unique in that the water has Show more
#7 - Devil's Den Trail
Devil's Den State Park
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 38 m
The Devil's Den Trail has wet weather water falls, a cave (which is currently closed), and some unusual rock formations. It's a beautiful, family friendly hike that you can do again and again. Note: Show more
#8 - Yellow Rock Trail
Devil's Den State Park
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 26 m
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 baShow more
#9 - Falls Branch Trail
Lake Catherine State Park
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 47 m
The trail begins near the campground and winds through the pine/hardwood forest of the park, crossing Little Canyon Creek several times. It eventually leads to a seasonal scenic waterfall on Falls CreShow more
#10 - Tanyard Loop
Tanyard Creek Park
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 59 m
Trail is on private property; but it is open to the public.Show more
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