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One of my favorite trails in Arkansas. We started at Cripple Turkey on December 1st and ended at Allison on December 2. A lot of waterfalls and bluff outcroppings. I would definitely do this one again. The scenery was amazing.

hiking
17 days ago

The scenery was wonderful. Well worth the time to explore, but be aware there are no real signs that show the loop or where the trails are at. It was fun to sort of make our own though.

hiking
20 days ago

Phenomenal trail. Spectacular views.

backpacking
21 days ago

Loved this trail. I hiked from Barkshed to Allison and was impressed by the scenery. Massive bluffs, rock outcroppings and formations much like you would see along the Buffalo River, only on a slightly smaller scale. Ended up camping at a great spot by a big bluff and possibly the smallest waterfall on Earth about 1.5 miles from Blanchard. I got a shuttle from Sylamore Creek Camp which works great just note they are located one mile from the trailhead. I would also add this is possibly the best marked trail I’ve been on.

hiking
21 days ago

Beautiful spring. Water was down a little so we were able to climb some of the rocks

Beautiful trail on a picture perfect 65 degree, sunny day. All passer-by’s and fishermen were friendly. Excellent day.

Loved this cave!!

An easy trail, but plenty to see and you can get fully immersed in the forest setting. I love this trail and so does my dog. It’s a carefree 5 miles, that’s very meditative and peaceful.

Hiked this trail from Cripple Turkey trailhead to Allison Nov 4-6, 2018. It's a wonderful trail with massive sandstone bluffs rising from creek level. Higher up, the trail travels along the bottom of high bluffs. There are countless beautiful hollows and side creeks. The fall colors were spectacular. On this trip it had rained the day before and rained during our trip, so water was plentiful in the main creek and side streams. The entire trail was clear, well-maintained and not overgrown. The section from Cripple Turkey trail head is less used than the rest of the trail, so it is not as much of an obvious trail in some places.

This is a beautiful trail. I will edit this with track and pics soon.

hiking
1 month ago

Beautiful trail featuring multiple creek crossings and swimming holes. But very overgrown with brush varying from ankle to waist high - perfect for ticks! Pulled over 150 ticks off me after hiking from from Allison to Gunner Pool. Got Lyme disease. Would not hike this trail again unless there is some serious trail maintenance.

hiking
1 month ago

The trail was great with a beautiful waterfall!!

hiking
1 month ago

Amazing blue water and I saw an unidentifiable amphibian in the damn spillway about 2 feet long with hind legs. Amazing!

hiking
1 month ago

Loved the hike, the solidarity with nature, and was blessed by a waterfall!

Beautiful waterfall..when you finally get to it. Once we crossed the creek we drove the 5.8 miles as instructed and saw no turn off. Finally turned around and found the 1113 maker turned halfway over and covered by brush. Instructions say 5.8 miles, was more like 4 from bridge. The trail head was clearly marked with the 1140 that a previous hiker mentioned. Trail down was nice and wide, pretty clear. The falls were beautiful and worth the drive.

Pretty easy trail with a view that is totally worth it!

fishing
3 months ago

Good fishing spots. Easy to get to.

hiking
3 months ago

Really cool trail, make sure to go to the cave tour!!

hiking
3 months ago

Loved the trail. Got to see eagles, just one mile into our hike. Red velvet ants and other critters were neat finds as well. Don’t forget to spray DEET on your shoes. Loaded with seed ticks, but worth the experience. New to the hiking experience and loved the app.

hiking
3 months ago

This is a great loop trail starting from the same parking lot as the White River Bluff Loop. Lot holds about 20 vehicles, has a bathroom.USDA Fee area, $3.00 daily per vehicle, drop box and envelopes in parking lot. Part of the trail overlaps the Scrappy Mountain Loop which is 12 miles long. For the most part the trail is well maintained, created for mountain Bikes so well suited for hiking. There were a few blow downs over the trail, as well as end of season tall grasses in some areas. Chiggers and gnats out today, as well as hundreds of spider webs across path. Carry a walking stick for the webs! All in all, it was a great hike, I loved it. Counter Clockwise would be wise as recommended by USDA.

hiking
3 months ago

Loved this hike within the first 100 yards.. great views from the overlook.. lots of shaded trail and gorgeous scenery.. awesome pine smells, wildlife.. what's not to love! Will do again and again.. easy access, parking for 20 vehicles at trailhead and restrooms. Trailhead also starts another connecting trail.

Great little hike downhill ... to get there. The reward is well worth the trek back up the hill.

hiking
4 months ago

very easy trail, mostly sidewalk, then when you get to the falls you can climb over rocks and get right up to it, there's a really nice cool breeze on a hot summer day.

hiking
4 months ago

Beautiful trail, there are several loops for all skill levels. Take the bottom trail to the falls, you can easily walk right up to the bottom of it.

hiking
4 months ago

I wouldn't call it a hike because all 0.2 miles of the path is on wooden planks but the waterfall is really gorgeous. Definitely worth checking out and getting in the water for a quick cool down.

hiking
4 months ago

Beautiful trail.Very easy, yet enjoyable for all skill levels. I did this after a pretty heavy downpour and the trail wasn't slick or dangerous. Great trail for the summer when you want to jump in the water for a quick cool down then hop right back on the trail and keep going.

hiking
4 months ago

An beautiful trail that is easy enough to take the whole family on.

Great short trail! LOVED the waterfall! Got a lot of close up pictures and the water was so clean and cold!

Tough Trail but we really enjoyed it. It rained 2 days before we started so there were 2, shin high, water crossings before getting to Barkshed campsite the first night. You can filter water from those locations and also at Barkshed. Ticks we're in abundance! We lost count how many were on our bodies and inside our tent.

The trail is beautiful! My German shepherd went with me and he enjoyed it and loved the water! It was an easy trail.

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