This 4-Mile Hike In Arkansas’s Petit Jean State Park Takes You Through An Enchanting Forest
Seven Hollows Trail in Petit Jean State Park is a nature lover’s dream come true. This 4-mile trail tours you through the forest and under an impressive rock bridge. Let’s pack the snacks, lace up those hiking boots, and hit this enchanting trail that might just be the most scenic hike in Arkansas.
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Address: Petit Jean Mountain Rd, Morrilton, AR 72110, USA
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scenic hike in Arkansas
July 29, 2020
What are the best hikes with a view in Arkansas?
Between the sweeping mountain ranges and the hot springs, Arkansas is full of beautiful views. If you’re looking for sweeping mountain views, check out the Yellow Rock Trail, a quick and easy 3-mile hike located within Devils Den State Park where you’ll have stunning views of the northwestern side of the Ozarks. The Rim Trail will take you to one of the highest peaks in the Arkansas State Park System, and is a popular spot for viewing sunsets and sunrises.
What are the best waterfall hikes in Arkansas?
If you’re wanting to chase waterfalls, Arkansas is a great place to start. The Natural State is chock full of cascading waterfalls that are simply gorgeous. Despite its funny name, Fuzzybutt Falls near Ben Hur is a mesmerizing waterfall that measures about 16 feet, and while not as tall as many other waterfalls in Arkansas, this is one of the most photogenic waterfalls in the state.For one of the most unique waterfalls you’ll ever see, take the 1.8-mile hike to Glory Hole near Deer, Arkansas. It’s one of the few waterfalls to have water flowing through the bluff instead of over it, a must-see.
Which hikes in Arkansas are short and sweet?
There are plenty of hikes that are less than 3 miles long that are short and sweet without compromising scenery. The Lost Valley Trail in the Buffalo National River Area is just over 2 miles, and one of the most beautiful places to explore in the Buffalo River area. The trail features waterfalls, cliffs, a natural bridge, and beautiful scenery along the way. One of the most impressive mountain views can be found along the 1.7 mile King’s Bluff Loop Trail in the Pedestal Rocks Recreation Area.
Arkansas native, Carol Ann Carson, has written for OnlyInYourState for three years now. She resides in Western Arkansas' Mountain Frontier but calls NWA home as well. The graduate of University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, Carol Ann earned her B.A. in English and will soon be pursing her M.A. in Library Science. She loves exploring the trails around the Buffalo National River and has yet to find a waterfall that wasn't her favorite.
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