Arkansas - Outdoor Activities

Arkansas has approximately 423 trails, including 290 hiking trails and 172 for walking. These trails range from 0 to 224 miles in length. The most popular trails are Eagle Rock Loop, Ozark Highlands Trail and Buffalo River Trail (Western Section). The last Trails.com member to complete a trail in Arkansas was Kurt B. who completed Eagle Rock Loop.

  • Eagle Rock LoopView Trail Details

    21 Reviews

    Glenwood, AR

    • Hiking  
    •  26.8 miles
    •  Guide

    This is the longest loop trail in the state of Arkansas. The Eagle Rock Loop Trail is very popular with out-of-state hikers as well as native ...

  • Butterfield TrailView Trail Details

    10 Reviews

    Winslow, AR

    • Hiking  
    •  14.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This backpacking trail, which loops through Devil’s Den State Park and part of the Ozark National Forest, features scenic views, historic sites, ...

  • Devil's Den State ParkView Trail Details

    8 Reviews

    West Fork, AR

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    Devil's Den State Park is mountain bike heaven. The park management enthusiastically supports the sport of mountain biking, and most trails in ...

  • Ozark Highlands TrailView Trail Details

    8 Reviews

    Alma, AR

    • Hiking  
    •  152 miles
    •  Guide

    This scenic wilderness trail traverses the Ozark National Forest and ends at the Buffalo National River. Established by a presidential proclamation ...

  • Buffalo River Trail (Western Section)View Trail Details

    7 Reviews

    Clarksville, AR

    • Hiking  
    •  36.5 miles
    •  Guide

    The trail runs roughly parallel to the Buffalo River through wilderness areas and along multicolored palisades. The trail leaves the parking ...

  • Little Blakely TrailView Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Hot Springs, AR

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  18 miles
    •  Guide

    This 18-mile trail network consists of five loops of varying difficulties. It uses a combination of old forest roads and newly constructed single-track ...

  • Mill Creek ATV TrailsView Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Cass, AR

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  42 miles
    •  Guide

    The Mill Creek ATV Trails meander up, over, and through some of the most remote and scenic areas of the Ozark National Forest. This 42-mile trail ...

  • Tyler BendView Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Harrison, AR

    • Campgrounds  
    •  Guide

    This picturesque campground is nestled in Tyler Bend of the Buffalo National River. If the Army Corps of Engineers had had its way, Tyler Bend ...

  • North Sylamore TrailView Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Mountain View, AR

    • Hiking  
    •  15 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail follows the pristine waters of North Sylamore Creek and passes through a wide variety of scenery, from creek bottoms to mighty bluffs. ...

  • Womble TrailView Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Story, AR

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  37 miles
    •  Guide

    The Womble Trail, a 37-mile point-to-point with an 8 mile loop at its northeastern terminus, is one of the best single-track trails. The designers ...

  • Mount Magazine - Cove Lake Trail SystemView Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Paris, AR

    • Hiking  
    •  17.7 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail system starts near the tallest peak in Arkansas and winds down the mountain past old homestead sites, through virgin forests, along ...

  • Caddo Bend TrailView Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Hot Springs, AR

    • Hiking  
    •  4.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail parallels the shoreline of a peninsula extending into beautiful Lake Ouachita. This is one of the most pleasant hikes you are likely ...

  • Wolf Pen Gap TrailView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Mena, AR

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  41 miles
    •  Guide

    The Wolf Pen Gap Trail is a 41-mile network of trails developed and maintained for mountain bikes and off-road vehicles. It is a mix of short ...

  • OzarkView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Harrison, AR

    • Campgrounds  
    •  Guide

    Ozark doesn’t have the grand bluffs found at Steel Creek, but this peaceful riverside hideaway is a comfortable place to relax. Its campsites ...

  • Cedar Falls TrailView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Oppelo, AR

    • Hiking  
    •  2.75 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail winds down into Cedar Creek Canyon and ends at one of Arkansas’s tallest and most beautiful waterfalls. Petit Jean State Park is located ...

  • Camp Robinson TrailsView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Little Rock, AR

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  35 miles
    •  Guide

    This is great place to ride for cyclists of all skill levels. Climbs are short, and most grades are easy. Just lots of hard-packed single-track, ...

  • Earthquake Ridge Trail SystemView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Mena, AR

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  6.8 miles
    •  Guide

    This wonderful trail system covers 6.8 miles in a series of six loops and connecting trails. Most of the riding surface is hard-packed single-track, ...

  • Lost Valley TrailView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Osage, AR

    • Hiking  
    •  2.1 miles
    •  Guide

    This scenic trail along Clark Creek features caves and waterfalls. Flashlights are necessary for exploring Eden Falls Cave. The trail crosses ...

  • Hunt's Loop TrailView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Jessieville, AR

    • Hiking  
    •  4.8 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail loops up along the ridge of Short Mountain and shares part of its path with the Ouachita Trail. The Jessieville Ranger District, together ...

  • Magazine Mountain - Arkansas HighpointView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Paris, AR

    • Hiking  
    •  30 minutes
    •  0.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Highpoint rank by height: 34th. The high point of Magazine Mountain is called Signal Hill, so watch for signs for either name. The summit is ...

  • Little Blakely Trail SystemView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Hot Springs, AR

    • Hiking  
    •  17.6 miles
    •  Guide

    This five-loop trail system offers a diversity of natural features. The Jessieville Ranger District, together with its sister office, the Winona ...

  • Seven Hollows TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Oppelo, AR

    • Hiking  
    •  4.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This rugged trail winds through four hollows and affords a close look at interesting geological formations, such as sandstone bluffs, dramatic ...

  • Rim TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Dardanelle, AR

    • Hiking  
    •  3.3 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail encircles the top of Mt. Nebo and offers some splendid views of the surrounding countryside. Marked with yellow paint splashes on ...

  • Athens - Big Fork TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Glenwood, AR

    • Hiking  
    •  10.1 miles
    •  Guide

    This former mail route features spectacular panoramic views of the Ouachita Mountains. A mystical cave, located 35 feet below the trail on the ...

  • Little Missouri TrailView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Salem, AR

    • Hiking  
    •  11.9 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail winds along a portion of the Little Missouri River, with outstanding views of waterfalls, wildlife, and hardwood and old-growth pine ...

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