12 Incredible Hiking Trails in Arkansas You Cannot Miss

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Best day-Hikes

Arkansas is home to some of the most beautiful hiking trails in the United States. Hiking enthusiasts can find various terrains and landscapes, including pine-oak forests, mountain ranges, and lush valleys. 

This article introduces excellent day-hikes that you should try if you are looking for new adventures.

Best Hiking Trails in Arkansas

Whitaker Point Trail (a.k.a. Hawksbill Crag) is located near Pettigrew, Arkansas. It is one of the most famous hikes in the state, with views of the epic crag jetting out from the mountainside.

Whitaker Point Trail 

The North Rim hike is located in Mount Magazine State Park in the Ouachita Mountains. As we were saying earlier, Mount Magazine has the tallest point in Arkansas – Signal Hill

North Rim Trail


Hike in the clouds! Well, kind of. Signal Hill is located within Mount Magazine State Park. It is the tallest point in Arkansas at an elevation of 2,753 feet above sea level.  

Signal Hill Trail

Hiking in the Ozarks is always an unforgettable experience. Hike past caves and a waterfall on this scenic hike along Devil’s Den Trail in the Ozark National Forest. 

Devil’s Den Trail

Yellow Rock Trail is in the Ozark National Forest and is a fun hike for all skill levels. The upper trail meanders through the forest and along the ridge line, where hikers are treated to a few openings and the epic view of the Yellow Rock Bluff.

Yellow Rock Trail

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