Top Adventures in Jasper

  • Climb at Horseshoe Canyon Ranch

    Horseshoe Canyon Ranch (HCR) 36°0'25"N 93°17'23"W is located just West of Jasper, Arkansas and hosts hundreds of sport/trad climbing routes ranging from 5.6 to 5.13a! Driving into the canyon, you will follow along a dirt road to the gate for Hors...

  • Canoe or Kayak the Buffalo River From Pruitt Landing to Hasty

    The Buffalo River is America's first National River and flows freely for 135 miles. Many of the upper sections are whitewater, but lower down there are some great, flat, easy paddling spots that are fantastic for canoes!As with all river paddling ...

  • Explore Twin Falls, Arkansas

    Proceed to the Camp Orr Campground down near the banks of the Buffalo River. Once you reach the bottom of the hill you will cross a low water bridge over a small creek. Park in the small parking lot on the right hand side once you cross the cree...

    0.25 miles

  • Camp at Kyle's Landing

    Kyles Landing is located directly beside the beautiful Buffalo river, hardly a stone's throw from the cool refreshing water. With huge bluffs soaring over 400ft into the air, multiple hiking trails available, and access to the river itself, the ca...

  • Indian Creek to The Eye Of The Needle

    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...

    5 miles 700 ft gain

  • Backpacking Cecil Creek

    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 fo...

    8 miles

  • Hike to Hideout Hollow

    After parking at the trailhead, head down the well-trodden path and follow it the 0.85 miles downhill to the overlook. Once you are at the overlook, go left and follow the path as it loops around the top of the overhang. You’ll arrive at a small c...

    2 miles

  • Hike to Paige Falls and Broadwater Hollow Falls

    Although there is no official trailhead, Paige and Broadwater Hollow Falls can be accessed off of NC 2660 in Compton, Arkansas.  Once on NC 2660, head straight down this rugged gravel road for approximately 2 miles.  Soon you’ll reach a sharp bend...

    0.5 miles 100 ft gain

  • Hike to Hemmed-In Hollow Falls

    After parking at the Hemmed-In Hollow Falls Trailhead, follow the path down as it descends into the valley. As you approach one of the vistas, you’ll be able to spot the emerald green waters of the Buffalo River, as well as the bluffs to your east...

    5 miles

  • Camp along the Buffalo National River

    This is a night of camping that is one for the books. Head to the Steele Creek area on the Buffalo River. Once you are in the Steel Creek area simply follow the gravel road to the right and park anywhere in the grass along the river. Camping is...

    2 miles

  • Hike to Steel Creek Overlook

    This hike begins at the popular Steel Creek Campground area along the Buffalo National River just outside of Ponca, Arkansas.  You can park anywhere in the grass just to the left where the pavement turns into gravel at the bottom of the hillside. ...

    2.8 miles

  • Camp along the Buffalo National River via Steel Creek

    The Buffalo National River was declared America’s first National River in 1972. Since then, and even before, it has been an Arkansas favorite for camping and canoeing.  For this trip we drove out to the Steel Creek Campground, near Ponca, AR, and...

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • 170 Ranger Road

      Tyler Bend Campground

      Overview Campers will delight in the picturesque river views at Tyler Bend. Located 11 miles northwest of Marshall, Arkansas, Tyler Bend is set on a quiet, peaceful section of the great Buffalo Nat...

    • Omaha, Arkansas

      Cricket Creek

      Overview Cricket Creek is a spacious and sunny campground located along the Long Creek Arm of Table Rock Lake in the Arkansas countryside. With panoramic views of the lake and the rocky bluffs, w...

    • Lead Hill, Arkansas

      Tucker Hollow Park

      Overview Tucker Hollow, a small 28-campsite park, sits near the upper part of Bull Shoals Lake. There's something for everyone at the region's most popular lake, whether it's a day basking in the s...

    • 2229 Highway 268 East

      Buffalo Point

      Overview Buffalo Point is a convenient, fun-filled destination for families and adventurists of all types. It's perched along the Buffalo National River, providing exciting river sports and hiking ...

    • Diamond City, Arkansas

      Lead Hill

      Overview Lead Hill Campground is a splendid, sizable campground with plenty of waterfront sites along the shores of Bull Shoals Lake. The lake, renowned as a haven for water sports enthusiasts, boa...

    • Blue Eye, Missouri

      Old Highway 86

      Overview Old Highway 86 is a spacious and sunny campground that sits along the White River Arm of Table Rock Lake in the rolling Missouri countryside.Recreation Whether on water or land, Old Highwa...

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