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5 months ago

Awesome trail and beautiful falls. Be prepared to get wet or hop across rocks to cross the creek. The trail itself was not super difficult, but hopping rocks was fairly complicated and time consuming. We crossed 5 going out there. Also check out the directions for accessing the trail on AllTrails. It starts at a metal gate that looks like private property. I would have missed the 2nd falls if I had not followed the trail map too.

Hard. Did it with a 25lb pack, don’t do that.

One of the best hikes I've been on in a while! There are a couple care packages we left out there! If you find them let me know!

Creek, fields, cave, waterfalls, rocks, this trail has it all!

Monday, September 04, 2017

LOVED this trail. It was gorgeous! The previous hikers that posted they marked the trail to one of the falls - thank you it was helpful- once u go back to the main trail it will take you to the cave, although you can't go in as there are endangered and federally protected bats living here- it was still beautiful to see and snap a few pictures from the outside.

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Monday, May 29, 2017

This is an adventure! We have done this hike twice now, and find it to be a great outing when looking to avoid the usual weekend crowds. Enough people visit these waterfalls that the unmaintained trails here remain visible. Though we did add some survey tape in key points on this trip. For the most part, you're hiking on an old road bed - it's easy hiking through a lovely forest along a gorgeous creek.

The one "choose your own adventure" portion of the hike is crossing the first wide, open field. Head straight through, and then to the right until you see the road again. It seems like people take ATVs/ORVs back here somewhat frequently. On both visits, we've been able to follow vehicle tracks at least part of the way.

The waterfalls and caves are spectacular, and the waterfalls seem to run year-round. Big Creek Cave Falls is the "wow" falls, but Wolf Creek Cave Falls may be the prettier of the two. Big Creek Cave is explorable for the truly intrepid, but even the more timid can wander a little and explore.

Several of AR's most popular hikes are in this area (Lost Valley, Hawksbill Crag, etc.), so this could be an excellent addition to a weekend of exploring the Buffalo River area.

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