Here’s The Perfect Weekend Itinerary If You Love Exploring Arkansas’s Waterfalls

Ready to gas up the car and set off on an adventure? The adventure below is an itinerary for a weekend waterfall trip that will take you to some of the most gorgeous waterfalls in the Natural State, and you should go ahead and pencil it in because it’s spectacular. I’m going to give you some important advice about it: plan for a weekend after a good amount of rain has fallen. These places are extra-extraordinary after a good rain, even if that means the hike to view them is a little muddy. Grab some snacks and your best road trip buddy, because you’re going to want someone to go with you on this road trip to some of the best Arkansas waterfalls.

You can find your itinerary in this Google Maps link.

There are so many easy-to-get-to Arkansas waterfalls. For another weekend getaway you might love, check out Bathhouse Row.

What do you think of our road trip to some of the best Arkansas waterfalls? Let us know in the comments below!

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December 19, 2020

Should I go hiking in winter in Arkansas?

Hiking in winter in Arkansas can be quite wonderful. While our trails are beautiful year-round, there’s something magical about wandering through a trail freshly blanketed in snow. In Jasper, there's the Triple Falls Trail, a great trail that features multiple waterfalls that may have icicles coming in the winter. In Ponca. there's the Hawksbill Crag, one of the most beautiful scenic views around.

What are the most picturesque hiking trails in Arkansas?

Some of the most picturesque hiking trails in Arkansas include the following:

  • Indian Creek Trail in Jasper
  • Fossil Flats in Devil’s Den State Park
  • Eagle Rock Loop in Langley, Arkansas.


Which hikes in Arkansas are short and sweet?

Some of the best short and sweet hikes in Arkansas are:

  • The Cedar Falls Trail in Petit Jean State Park. It's just under two miles and offers a stunning view of Cedar Falls.
  • For a tree-top view, head over to Mount Magazine State Park and hike the Signal Hill Trail. The trail is just shy of two miles and at the top, you’ll be standing at the highest point in Arkansas, 2,753 miles up.