Discover the Magic of the Ozarks: Hiking Pedestal Rocks and Kings Bluff This Spring 

Tucked in the mountains of North Central Arkansas, the Pedestal Rocks scenic hiking area is one to add to your day hike bucket list!  

So pack your favorite hiking gear and camera, and read on to get the scoop on how to hike in this special place in the Ozark Mountains with jaw-dropping scenic views! 

Pedestal Rocks and Kings Bluff Trailhead Details

Distance: 4.6 mile Elevation Gain: 580 feet Route Type: Loop hike Difficulty: Moderate Time to Hike: 2-3 hour

This loop trail leads hikers through the forest and along bluffs with epic views of rock formations, natural bridges, caves, and mountain valleys.  The majority of both trails are shaded unless you’re hiking through the rocks. 

Self-Guided Tours

The trail is accessible year-round. The best time of year to hike depends on your seasonal preference and weather.

Best Time to Hike

Hiking in the summer will be beautiful, lush, and hot. You’ll enjoy the fall foliage the Ozarks display and cooler temperatures during the fall.

Winters are relatively mild, so that that hiking will be weather dependent.  And, in the spring, you will see larger waterfalls. 

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