Fayetteville, Arkansas

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Top Fishing Spots in and near Fayetteville

  • Rogers, Arkansas

    Camp at Horseshoe Bend Campground, AR

    4.0
    The campground has several sites along the shores of Beaver Lake. Its restrooms are clean and include free hot showers. The campground does not provide firewood. However, you are allowed to pick firewood from the surrounding woods. If there has been recent rainfall you’ll need to buy firewood ...
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  • Bella Vista, Arkansas

    Kayak Little Sugar Creek

    5.0
    Little Sigar Creek comes out of Bella Vista Lake, this upper section down through the golf courses is great fishing when the water is up. Little Sugar is a hidden gem in the middle of Northwest Arkansas and Southwest Missouri. The section of creek that flows through Missouri is my favorite to kay...
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  • Mulberry, Arkansas

    Backpack along Hurricane Creek

    6 mi
    After arriving at the trailhead near the Shores Lake Campground (there is a $3 parking fee, so bring cash), head along the path and go west at the T-junction. Continue going west/northwest and you’ll cross over a forest road. Stay on the trail as it gradually descends, then veer off-trail to the ...
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  • Eureka Springs, Arkansas

    Black Bass Lake Trail

    4.5
    1.85 mi / 338 ft gain
    Black Bass Lake Trail is a loop trail that is good for all skill levels located near Eureka Springs, Arkansas.
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  • Alma, Arkansas

    Lake Alma Hiking Trail

    5.0
    3.66 mi / 295 ft gain
    Lake Alma Hiking Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Alma, Arkansas.
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  • Kingston, Arkansas

    Backpack Along Whitaker Creek

    5 mi
    After arriving at the Whitaker Point/Hawksbill Crag trailhead, start going down the path for about 1/8th of a mile. You’ll cross a small stream, and here is where you’ll turn off the trail. Using Whitaker Creek as your guide, follow it like a handrail as it descends down into the confluence with ...
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  • Tahlequah, Oklahoma

    Kayak the Illinois River

    4.0
    From Tulsa, head out east along US-412 until you reach US-82. Take Exit 6 and go right (south) along US-82 until you reach E Steely Hollow Rd. Turn left and follow E Steely Hollow Rd. until you reach the T-intersection with OK-10. Pull into a parking space at the Illinois River Store and buy a ma...
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  • Compton, Arkansas

    Centerpoint to Goat Trail

    5.82 mi / 1001 ft gain
    Centerpoint to Goat Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Ponca, Arkansas.
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  • Harrison, Arkansas

    Indian Creek to The Eye Of The Needle

    5.0
    4.27 mi / 705 ft gain
    Starting at approx. 900' in elevation, this 5 mile out and back hike ascends 700' in elevation to 1,400 at the highest point- The Eye of The Needle. The trail head is located next to the Buffalo River sign at Kyles Landing on the West side of the campground. You will follow the trail less than ...
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  • Harrison, Arkansas

    Backpacking Cecil Creek

    5.0
    8 mi
    From Tulsa, head out east along US-412 until you reach HWY 103. Take a right (south) on HWY 103 and follow it toward Compton, Arkansas. Shortly before reaching Compton, take the dirt road on the right (before the road starts to head north), and follow the road south. Keep on it as it bends to the...
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