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Royal, Arkansas

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Top Chillin Spots in and near Royal

  • Hot Springs, Arkansas

    Hike Hot Springs Mountain then Soak at Buckstaff Bathhouse

    5 mi
    Start your day at the Buckstaff Bathhouse. I would recommend doing the hike first and the traditional bath experience after, but depending on the day and time of year, the bathhouse may be closed in the afternoon. You can check their hours here. After you buy a ticket and store your belongings, ...
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  • Fenter Township, Arkansas

    Camp at Lake Catherine State Park

    Lake Catherine State Park offers fully-equipped cabins, over 60 tent and RV campsites, and a small marina selling everything you need for a perfect day on the lake. The beautiful tree covered campground offers a swimming beach, picnic sites, playgrounds and hiking trails. The park also offers int...
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  • Fenter Township, Arkansas

    Hike the Falls Branch Trail in Lake Catherine SP

    1.6 mi / 200 ft gain
    The 3 trailheads to get to the Falls Branch waterfall can all be accessed within Lake Catherine SP. Follow the main road to the very end of the park, passing the amphitheater just before you reach the trails parking lot. The three trails you can take to reach the Falls are: Falls Branch Trail, Ho...
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  • Mena, Arkansas

    Hike to Little Missouri Falls

    0.25 mi
    This beautiful waterfall in the Ouachita National Forest is only a short distance along Little Missouri Trail. There is a picnic area by the parking lot, as well. Add on the nearby Crooked Creek Falls to your day for another photo-worthy stop.
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  • Morrilton, Arkansas

    Camp at Petit Jean SP

    Located between Ft. Smith and Little Rock, just south of Interstate 40, you will find the state treasure that is Petit Jean State Park. Its central location makes it very easy for any one to visit. The main hub of the State Park is the beautiful Mather Lodge, which has a rooms to rent, a restaura...
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  • Dardanelle, Arkansas

    Hike the Rim Trail at Mount Nebo SP

    3.57 mi / 226 ft gain
    The official trailhead for the Rim Trail can be found on the north side of Country Rd 92, but it seems to be much easier to start the hike right behind the visitors center. There is more parking spaces and you can purchase any last minute items you may have forgotten before you start. To find the...
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  • Dardanelle Township, Arkansas

    Camp at Mount Nebo SP

    Mount Nebo State Park is just 12 miles southwest of Russellville, AR, home of Arkansas Tech University. With its proximity to the university and other large cities, it makes visiting Mount Nebo an easy trip. The last few miles on Country Road 155 takes you through switch backs up the mountain, an...
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  • Little Rock, Arkansas

    Hike The Rock Valley & East Quarry Trail, Pinnacle Mountain SP

    2.5 mi / 500 ft gain
    The Rock Valley Trail and East Quarry Trail trailheads can be found on the Southeast side of the vistors center parking lot (Make sure the take the small walk up the stairs to the nearby overlook before your hike). This portion of the trail is heavily wood and is easy to moderate with little incl...
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