This Hike In Arkansas Will Give You An Unforgettable Experience

The Whitaker Point Trail, often referred to as the Hawksbill Crag Trail, is a beloved spot for hiking. Arkansas natives and outdoor enthusiasts look at the trail as one of the more romantic locations in Arkansas. There have been a great number of proposals that have taken place at Hawksbill Crag. Photographers from everywhere make it a point to come to Arkansas during the best times of each season to catch the trail on camera.



The well-known trail can be found just south of Ponca, Arkansas. Drivers will take Highway 43 South to Highway 21. Turn left and go two miles to the Boxley Bridge that crosses the Buffalo River. Drivers will then turn right onto a gravel road and continue about 6 miles. Just a quarter mile from the trailhead, drivers pass the Cave Mountain Church & Cemetery on the right.


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The hike itself is not difficult, but travelers will want to take caution near the bluffs as well as while taking in the beauty of Hawksbill Crag. Those with vertigo or a fear of heights may want to stay on the safe side of the aged, craggy rock.



Photography lovers will want to take a trip out to Boxley Valley and hike the Hawksbill Crag trail for the dramatically beautiful scenery. Nature lovers and outdoors enthusiasts should treat themselves to this amazing beauty on their next road trip across the Natural State.

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