Arkansas February 28, 2019
7 Elusive Waterfalls Hiding In Arkansas To Chase During The Rainy Season
Don’t get discouraged with all of Arkansas’ recent rains. This persistent wet season has made waterfall chasing an absolute must. Some of these falls are hard to catch unless we’ve had a torrential downpour while others are just more enhanced. Pick any of these falls for a picture-perfect day.
1. High Bank Twin Falls - Hagarville
The High Bank Twin Falls are nothing more than a trickle when it hasn't been heavily raining. The trail may be soggy but it's a quick .4-mile trek to see this pair of waterfalls. For more information and directions to this trail, visit
2. QuiVaLa Elise Falls - Jasper
This gorgeous waterfall is well worth the effort, especially after a good rain. QuiVaLa Elise is located in the Smith Creek Nature Preserve along a trail that's just under two miles. To read more about how to navigate the area, read our full article
3. Tea Kettle Falls - Huntsville
The trek to Tea Kettle Falls can be rather disappointing if you visit during a dry spell. The 46-ft. waterfall cascades from a "spout" in the limestone but only after a good day of rain. For more information about the trail, visit
4. Twin Falls - Harrison
Camp Orr's Twin Falls gets upgraded to Triple Falls during the wet season. This short jaunt from the car to the falls is perfect for families with young waterfall chasers. For more details and pictures, visit
5. Kings Bluff Falls - Pelsor
The unique rock formations around Kings Bluff and Pedestal Rock Loop are grand year-round but the nearby waterfall is especially jaw-dropping during the rainy season. At 114 feet, Kings Bluff Falls is one of the tallest waterfalls in the state. For more information on getting to this waterfall, use
6. Glory Hole Falls - Ozone
There's nothing more satisfying than seeing Glory Hole Falls in full force. Much like Tea Kettle Falls, this fall flows through the rock instead of over it. For more details on this easy 1.8-mile trail, visit visit
7. Lower Horsetail Falls - Ben Hur
Richland Creek Wilderness is simply breathtaking no matter the weather but the myriad of waterfalls are certainly best to visit after a good rain. One of our favorites is Lower Horsetail Falls. It's 70-ft. tall but stays rather wispy in the drier season. Read
to navigate this waterfall along with it's neighbors.
Of course these aren’t the only waterfalls in Arkansas that you need to see! Share your favorite rainy day falls with us in the comments below and share your pictures in our Facebook Group,
Arkansas Nature Lovers.
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