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The Best Backpacking in Morrilton

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Top backpacking spots in and near Morrilton

  • Perryville, Arkansas

    Lake Sylvia to Crystal Prong Creek via Quachita Trail

    20.22 mi / 3317 ft gain
    Lake Sylvia to Crystal Prong Creek via Quachita Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Perryville, Arkansas.
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  • Little Rock, Arkansas

    Ouachita National Recreation Trail

    217.26 mi / 28583 ft gain
    Ouachita National Recreation Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Roland, Arkansas.
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  • Dardanelle Township, Arkansas

    Backpack the Rim Trail and Bench Trail

    7.6 mi / 626 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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  • Jessieville, Arkansas

    Hunt's Loop Trail

    4.17 mi / 741 ft gain
    Hunt's Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Jessieville, Arkansas.
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  • Witts Springs, Arkansas

    Kings Bluff and Pedestal Rocks

    4.12 mi / 725 ft gain
    Kings Bluff and Pedestal Rocks is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Pelsor, Arkansas.
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  • Witts Springs, Arkansas

    Sandstone Castles via Twin Falls Trail

    6.7 mi / 1050 ft gain
    Sandstone Castles via Twin Falls Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Witts Springs, Arkansas.
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  • Witts Springs, Arkansas

    Backpack to the Sandstone Castles

    5.0
    8 mi / 1000 ft gain
    From the Richland Creek campground, Twin Falls is an approximate 3 mile hike followed by another mile (give or take) to the "Castles". Directly above a small camping area on top of Twin Falls there begins a more primitive trail up the center on the ridge that will take you straight to the enormou...
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  • Hagarville, Arkansas

    Backpack to the Natural Bridge

    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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  • Hot Springs, Arkansas

    Hot Springs Sunset Trail Full Circle

    12.68 mi / 1821 ft gain
    Hot Springs Sunset Trail Full Circle is a loop trail where you may see local wildlife located near Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas.
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  • Saint Joe, Arkansas

    Twin Falls via Sandstone Castle Trailhead

    6.66 mi / 1316 ft gain
    Twin Falls via Sandstone Castle Trailhead is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Pelsor, Arkansas.
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