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The Best Hiking in Jasper

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Top hiking spots in and near Jasper

  • Harrison, Arkansas

    Twin Falls (aka Triple Falls)

    5.0
    0.27 mi / 72 ft gain
    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 creek. Once you park simply walk through the gated are...
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  • Harrison, Arkansas

    Camp at Kyle's Landing

    5.0
    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 campground is a perfect weekend getaway to get outsi...
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  • Jasper, Arkansas

    Hammerschmidt Falls Trail

    0.77 mi / 125 ft gain
    Hammerschmidt Falls Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Jasper, Arkansas.
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  • Harrison, Arkansas

    Cecil Cove Loop Trail

    7.06 mi / 794 ft gain
    Cecil Cove Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Jasper, Arkansas.
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  • Jasper, Arkansas

    Indian Creek to The Eye Of The Needle

    5.0
    5 mi / 700 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

    Hideout Hollow Trail

    1.96 mi / 282 ft gain
    Hideout Hollow Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Compton, Arkansas.
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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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  • Harrison, Arkansas

    Hike to Hideout Hollow

    4.0
    2 mi
    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 creek (which creates the waterfall that flows into ...
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  • Harrison, Arkansas

    Hike to Paige Falls and Broadwater Hollow Falls

    5.0
    0.5 mi / 100 ft gain
    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 to the left with a small parking area just before...
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  • Harrison, Arkansas

    Paige Falls and Broadwater Hollow Falls

    0.38 mi / 59 ft gain
    Paige Falls and Broadwater Hollow Falls is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Compton, Arkansas.
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  • Compton, Arkansas

    Hemmed In Hollow Falls via Hemmed In Hollow Trail

    5.0
    5.78 mi / 1572 ft gain
    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 where the waterfall hides. After reaching the va...
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  • Jasper, Arkansas

    Camp along the Buffalo National River

    5.0
    2 mi
    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 permitted anywhere along the Buffalo River as lon...
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  • Yellville, Arkansas

    Buffalo River Trail: Steel Creek Campground to Villines Homestead

    5.06 mi / 1096 ft gain
    Buffalo River Trail: Steel Creek Campground to Villines Homestead is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Ponca, Arkansas.
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  • Jasper, Arkansas

    Hike to Steel Creek Overlook

    2.8 mi
    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.  To reach the trailhead simply walk back up the ro...
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  • Sand Gap, Arkansas

    Big Creek Cave Falls

    2.91 mi / 295 ft gain
    Big Creek Cave Falls is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Vendor, Arkansas.
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  • Jasper, Arkansas

    Ponca to Pruitt Via Buffalo River Trail

    24.61 mi / 4537 ft gain
    Ponca to Pruitt via Buffalo River Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Ponca, Arkansas.
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