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

Top Fitness Spots in and near Arkansas

  • Harrison, Arkansas

    Indian Creek to The Eye Of The Needle

    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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  • Mountain Pine, Arkansas

    Hike the Caddo Bend Trail

    4 mi
    Located within the Lake Ouachita State Park, the Caddo Bend Trail is an wonderful 2-3 hour hike. Although promenently covered by shade the entire 4 miles, the Ouachita Lake area can be very hot in the summer and the trail should be done in the morning or late afternoon. Either way, I nice dip in ...
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  • Roland, Arkansas

    Hike the Pinnacle Mountain West Summit Trail

    1.24 mi / 738 ft gain
    This rocky trail begins at the park picnic grounds and winds its way to the top of Pinnacle Mountain. From the top is a spectacular view of Lake Maumelle, the Arkansas River Valley, the Ouachita Mountains and west Little Rock. This is truly a breathtaking view. To return, you must retrace your st...
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  • Little Rock, Arkansas

    Hike The Rock Valley & East Quarry Trail, Pinnacle Mountain SP

    2.5 mi / 500 ft gain
    The Rock Valley Trail and East Quarry Trail trailheads can be found on the Southeast side of the vistors center parking lot (Make sure the take the small walk up the stairs to the nearby overlook before your hike). This portion of the trail is heavily wood and is easy to moderate with little incl...
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  • Proctor, Arkansas

    Bike or Walk Across the Big River Crossing

    1 mi / 0 ft gain
    This is one of the best ways to experience the Mighty Mississippi and view the Memphis skyline.It takes about 10 minutes to bike across and maybe 20 minutes to walk across. On the Arkansas side there are picnic tables.You can make this a quick trip across the river or you can ride the whole trail...
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  • North Little Rock, Arkansas

    Bike the Arkansas River Trail Bridges Loop

    15 mi
     To start this bike ride, we parked in the Clinton Presidential Library parking lot just east of downtown. Head north over the Arkansas River on the Clinton Bridge and continue to follow the Arkansas River Trail signs on the north side of the river through North Little Rock. Be aware that as of O...
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  • Batesville, Arkansas

    Climb at Jamestown Crag

    Jamestown Crag is just a few minutes south of Batesville and is one of the largest, most exposed areas of Atoka sandstone in Northeast Arkansas. There are 70+ well bolted sport routes ranging in difficulty from 5.5 to 5.13. The crag offers many top rope and lead routes, the tallest of which being...
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  • Heber Springs, Arkansas

    Sulphur Creek Trail

    9.1 mi / 180 ft gain
    The Sulphur Creek trail in Heber Springs is a multi-use trail that is approximately 9.1 miles point-to-point. The trail primarily follows the Right of Way of the old M&NA railroad lines through the community of Heber Springs.The majority of the trail is a 10-foot wide paved asphalt trail that...
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