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Dardanelle, Arkansas

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  • Dardanelle Township, Arkansas

    Camp at Mount Nebo SP

    4.0
    Mount Nebo State Park is just 12 miles southwest of Russellville, AR, home of Arkansas Tech University. With its proximity to the university and other large cities, it makes visiting Mount Nebo an easy trip. The last few miles on Country Road 155 takes you through switch backs up the mountain, an...
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  • Dardanelle Township, Arkansas

    Rim Trail and Bench Trails Loop

    7.6 mi / 702 ft gain
    I did two loop trails (Rim Trail and Bench Trail). Mileage reflects combination of both trails plus the distance hiking between the two near sunset point. Cost to camp in a hike-in site is ~$13/night. You can't reserve a hike-in spot in advance, but they are very under utilized.  I'm pretty sure ...
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  • Dardanelle, Arkansas

    Hike the Rim Trail at Mount Nebo SP

    3.0
    3.57 mi / 226 ft gain
    The official trailhead for the Rim Trail can be found on the north side of Country Rd 92, but it seems to be much easier to start the hike right behind the visitors center. There is more parking spaces and you can purchase any last minute items you may have forgotten before you start. To find the...
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  • Morrilton, Arkansas

    Hike the Seven Hollows Trail at Petit Jean SP

    5.0
    4.5 mi
    Start the trail at the marked Seven Hollows Trailhead just off of Petit Jean Mountain Road- there's a small parking lot and signage board. The path is dog-friendly, with lots of springtime stream crossings and swimming opportunities.  You can choose to take the 4-mile loop trail in either directi...
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  • Morrilton, Arkansas

    Cedar Falls

    4.8
    2.01 mi / 305 ft gain
    When I did this hike it was unbelievable. This entire valley looks like something out of a painting. If at all possible, I recommend that you plan your trip around the rain, because after a heavy rain the valley is full of waterfalls.Getting there: Cedar Falls is located in Petit Jean State Park ...
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  • Morrilton, Arkansas

    Camp at Petit Jean SP

    Located between Ft. Smith and Little Rock, just south of Interstate 40, you will find the state treasure that is Petit Jean State Park. Its central location makes it very easy for any one to visit. The main hub of the State Park is the beautiful Mather Lodge, which has a rooms to rent, a restaura...
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  • Plainview, Arkansas

    Forked Mountain Falls

    5.0
    2.98 mi / 223 ft gain
    Forked Mountain Falls is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Perryville, Arkansas.
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  • Hagarville, Arkansas

    Haw Creek Falls Trail

    5.0
    0.18 mi / 33 ft gain
    Haw Creek Falls Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Hagarville, Arkansas.
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  • Hagarville, Arkansas

    Pam's Grotto Trail

    4.0
    0.92 mi / 384 ft gain
    Getting to this trailhead is the most difficult part. The small parking area/campground is located about a half mile east of the Haw Creek Falls Campground. You will see a pull off on the east side of the road where you can park your car. Once you are ready to hit the trail you will cross the ro...
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  • Hagarville, Arkansas

    Hike to V Slot Falls, Bear Creek Canyon

    2.5 mi / 600 ft gain
    Find County Road 1802 in Hagarville, Arkansas off of Arkansas Hwy 123. Travel about 2.2 miles down the road and park. Coordinates 35.68642, -93.17392You'll start hiking west and should find yourself on the right hand side of wet weather ravine. Look closely as you follow this ravine, you'll see p...
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  • Paris, Arkansas

    Mount Magazine Scenic Byway

    20.25 mi / 2720 ft gain
    Mount Magazine Scenic Byway is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Paris, Arkansas.
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  • Witts Springs, Arkansas

    Falling Water Scenic Drive

    5.0
    15.52 mi / 1542 ft gain
    Falling Water Scenic Drive is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Pelsor, Arkansas.
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  • Hagarville, Arkansas

    Backpack to the Natural Bridge

    5.0
    8 mi
    After you drive across the one-lane bridge and take the dirt road immediately after it, follow that dirt road until it begins to bend to the left. Park your vehicle in the turnoff on the right, and be sure to lock it and take (or hide) any valuables in it. Even though it’s relatively remote, rand...
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  • Witts Springs, Arkansas

    Hike Pedestal Rocks Loop

    4.5
    2.2 mi / 200 ft gain
    Shortly after the trailhead, you’ll come to a three-way intersection. Head straight on Pedestal Rocks Trail to make a counterclockwise loop. Follow through the woods until you reach the bluff line. Check out the ledges along the way and you’ll begin to see the pedestal rock formations. There ar...
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  • Sand Gap, Arkansas

    Relax at Falling Water Falls

    5.0
    This is definitely a hidden gem located in the middle of nowhere. This waterfall is literally on the side of the road, which makes for a great place to stop and have lunch. During the summer it doubles as a swimming hole and great place to chill. Getting there: Take Hwy. 16 east from Pelsor (loc...
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  • Witts Springs, Arkansas

    Six Finger Falls

    5.0
    0.03 mi / 0 ft gain
    Six Finger Falls is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Witts Springs, Arkansas.
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