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The Best Backpacking in Calico Rock

Looking for the best backpacking in Calico Rock? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Calico Rock. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top backpacking spots in and near Calico Rock

  • Mountain View, Arkansas

    Bald Scrappy Loop

    7.11 mi / 955 ft gain
    Bald Scrappy Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Mountain View, Arkansas.
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  • Calico Rock, Arkansas

    North Sylamore Creek Trail

    22.33 mi / 2923 ft gain
    North Sylamore Creek Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Big Flat, Arkansas.
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  • Yellville, Arkansas

    Buffalo River Trail: Dillards Ferry to Spring Creek Road

    11.38 mi / 1959 ft gain
    Buffalo River Trail: Dillards Ferry to Spring Creek Road is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Harriet, Arkansas.
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  • Marshall, Arkansas

    Buffalo River Trail: Brush Creek to Red Bluff Road

    4.54 mi / 899 ft gain
    Buffalo River Trail: Brush Creek to Red Bluff Road is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a river located near Marshall, Arkansas.
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  • Witts Springs, Arkansas

    Sandstone Castles via Twin Falls Trail

    6.7 mi / 1050 ft gain
    Sandstone Castles via Twin Falls Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Witts Springs, Arkansas.
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  • Witts Springs, Arkansas

    Backpack to the Sandstone Castles

    5.0
    8 mi / 1000 ft gain
    From the Richland Creek campground, Twin Falls is an approximate 3 mile hike followed by another mile (give or take) to the "Castles". Directly above a small camping area on top of Twin Falls there begins a more primitive trail up the center on the ridge that will take you straight to the enormou...
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