Best trails in Arkansas

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Trying to find the best Arkansas trails? AllTrails has 601 great hiking trails, 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 Alum Cove Natural Bridge Recreation Area near Deer or Lake Leatherwood City Park. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 286 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
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#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 this area is heavily visited on the weekends. Best visited during the week if you want a little solitude. Trail ranges from crushed rock to natural services. The most scenic area of the trail is 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 Wilderness
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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 - 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.Show more
#7 - 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
#8 - 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
#9 - Seven Hollows Trail
Petit Jean State Park
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 2 h 9 m
Seven Hollows Trail is a 4.4 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Morrilton, Arkansas that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and iShow more
#10 - Indian Creek Trail
Buffalo National River
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Length: 5.4 mi • Est. 2 h 9 m
This trail is experiencing full or partial closure due to COVID-19. Please see the open trails nearby for alternate hiking options. Please note that this is not an official trail, is unmaintained, anShow more
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