|NATIONAL PARKS QUICKLINKS|
Paddle the Buffalo National River into a narrow valley pinched by steep rock walls, then hike up to the largest waterfall in the Midwest on this 9.9-mile trip.
Tackle the highest point in Arkansas on this 20-mile out-and-back that draws all sorts of outdoor enthusiasts—hikers, climbers, even hang gliders.
Embark on an 11.8-mile loop into the Ozark Mountains with haunted hollows and undulating ridgelines bearded in oak and rare views of the Arkansas Valley. Best hiked in fall or spring.
Tough day at work? Reenergize yourself on this quick but steep 2.5-mile hike or trail run to the top of the city's landmark peak.
This moderate 13.7-mile one-way hike hugs America's first designated National River as it winds past limestone bluffs and grassy Ozark hollows.
First time backpackers in tow? Hit this easy 4.3-miler in Beech Creek National Scenic Area. It has prime campsites and a bail-out option mid-way.
First timers in tow? Hit this easy 4.3 miler in the Beech Creek National Scenic Area. It has prime campsites and a bail-out option mid way.
Combining rugged hill climbs though pine and hardwood, with a leisurely stroll along the Little Missouri River, this 26.3-mile loop may be the best in the Ouachita Mountains.
Combining rugged hill climbs through pine and hardwood, with a leisurely stroll along the Little Missouri River, this 26.4-mile loop may be the best in the Ouachita Mountains.