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The Best Backpacking in Mountain Home

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

Top backpacking spots in and near Mountain Home

  • Calico Rock, Arkansas

    North Sylamore Creek Trail

    22.33 mi / 2923 ft gain
    North Sylamore Creek Trail is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Big Flat, Arkansas.
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  • Yellville, Arkansas

    Buffalo River Trail: Dillards Ferry to Spring Creek Road

    11.38 mi / 1959 ft gain
    Buffalo River Trail: Dillards Ferry to Spring Creek Road is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Harriet, Arkansas.
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  • Marshall, Arkansas

    Buffalo River Trail: Brush Creek to Red Bluff Road

    4.54 mi / 899 ft gain
    Buffalo River Trail: Brush Creek to Red Bluff Road is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a river located near Marshall, Arkansas.
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  • Mountain View, Arkansas

    Bald Scrappy Loop

    7.11 mi / 955 ft gain
    Bald Scrappy Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Mountain View, Arkansas.
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  • Bradleyville, Missouri

    Blair Ridge

    6.16 mi / 614 ft gain
    Blair Ridge is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Bradleyville, Missouri.
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  • Bradleyville, Missouri

    Hercules Glade Backpacking Loop

    9.96 mi / 840 ft gain
    Hercules Glade Backpacking Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Bradleyville, Missouri.
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  • Bradleyville, Missouri

    Hercules Glade Firetower

    10.14 mi / 1040 ft gain
    Hercules Glade Firetower is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Bradleyville, Missouri.
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  • Kissee Mills, Missouri

    Hercules-Glades Long Creek Trail

    10.23 mi / 1391 ft gain
    Hercules-Glades Long Creek Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Bradleyville, Missouri.
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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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  • 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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  • Mount Judea, Arkansas

    Hike Sam's Throne

    5.0
    0.5 mi
    This hike starts at the Sam's Throne Campground parking area. Once you walk to the end of the campground there is a fence with three different entrances that all lead to different trails. Take the middle trial for the shortest and easiest hike to the bluffs. This hike is very easy and only tak...
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