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The Best Backpacking in Plainview

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

Top backpacking spots in and near Plainview

  • Caddo Gap, Arkansas

    Backpack the Eagle Rock Loop

    26 mi
    Located in Ouachita National Forest, Eagle Rock Loop is Arkansas' longest loop, perfect for a 3-4 day backpack. There are multiple places to begin this trip, as there are 4 trailheads along the route; (1) Albert Pike Recreation Area, (2) Little Missouri Falls on Forest Road 25, (3) 4 miles west o...
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  • Umpire, Arkansas

    Athens-Big Fork Trail

    17.95 mi / 4692 ft gain
    Athens-Big Fork Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Mena, Arkansas.
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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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  • 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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  • 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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