The One County In Arkansas With Over 100 Waterfalls You'll Want To Visit
By Carol Ann Carson|Updated on June 17, 2022(Originally published June 12, 2022)
Carol Ann Carson
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.
We’ve mentioned the ones you can enjoy in a drive-by, the more hidden falls, and the most unique. There’s one particular area in the state that’s an absolute waterfall paradise. Newton County is overflowing with more than 100 falls (which isn’t even including all of the unnamed ones) but don’t worry, you won’t have to scroll through 100 pictures today. We’re just focused on our top ten favorites in the county.
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Are there hiking trails with waterfalls in Arkansas?
If you’re visiting the Natural State and have searched for waterfalls near me, you will find there are a plethora of falls within a few miles of where you are. If you’re staying near Mountain View in the north central region of Arkansas, you’ll want to hike the 1-mile Mirror Lake Trail. You’ll get to witness the most stunning manmade cascade in Arkansas. If you’re staying in Northwest Arkansas, then Hemmed-in-Hollow Falls should be on your list. The Hemmed-in-Hollow trail is about 6 miles and is considered challenging, but it will reveal the tallest waterfall in Arkansas. And while you’re in the area, drive 30 miles south to check out Glory Hole Falls Trail. The short 1.9-mile hike will lead to one of the most unique waterfalls in the Ozarks. When you see the Glory Hole Falls, you’ll understand why. Here are a few more hiking trails with waterfalls in Arkansas.
What are the names of the best waterfalls in Arkansas?
The secret is already out that Arkansas has some of the best waterfalls in the Ozarks. Some of them are hidden and tucked away deep inside our forest and mountain ranges. One such fall is tucked inside the Ozark National Forest. Pam’s Grotto is a spectacular 37-foot waterfall that flows from the top of a cave opening. Once you see this cascade, you’ll agree it is one of the best hidden gems in Arkansas. Another waterfall that is tucked inside the Ozark Forest is the Fuzzy Butt Falls. The water from this 30-foot falls spreads across the rocks as it flows down into a pool at the bottom. And while in the area, you must visit Kings Bluff Falls. At 114-feet tall, this spectacular cascade that pours from the opening of King’s Bluff will leave you breathless. And here’s another hidden waterfall in Arkansas.