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Lost Valley Trail

Ponca, AR

Lost Valley Trail is a 2.3 mile out and back trail that features a 53 ft. tall waterfall, a natural bridge, caves, a 30ft. waterfall inside the cave, large boulders and more. The area is jammed pack of scenic wonders on a easy trail.

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  • Best Mountain Biking

  • Best Trail Running

Recent Reviews

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Tollantusky Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

A nice, easy trail close to town. It has some great views of the river. The trail was a little overgrown.
We found it a little tricky to tell the difference between the actual trail and the mountain bike trails at times. Having a photo of the trail on my phone and comparing it to the track I was recording helped to keep us on the trail.

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Goat Trail to Big Bluff
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3 Completed 1 Reviews

Not a lot to see on the way down, other than woods, but the views from the bluff more than make up for it. I could've spent the entire day on the bluff just watching the canoes and kayaks float by. Pretty steep on the way out.

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Hideout Hollow Trail
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21 Completed 12 Reviews

This is a sweet hike and far less punishing on your calves than Hemmed-in Hollow just down the road. The falls are just a short hike from the trail head and the hollow has several rock shelters as well as the remains of the shelter built by the WWI draft dodgers the hollow was named after. The spring show of flowers, ferns and Dogwoods is especially nice. Above you'll find a descent view of Cecil Cove. All in all, a very enjoyable and relatively easy hike and well worth the visit!

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Mirror Lake Trail
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4 Completed 4 Reviews

The waterfall and the old mill down below it were very beautiful! We just went on a family hike here for Easter. It was really pretty. We also walked up to where the Springs are (a very short walk down an easy path). A beautiful area -- I would definitely recommend. The area above the falls is very still and next time we want to bring some fishing gear!

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Eagle Rock Loop
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Had a blast on this trail! Highly recommend. Don't worry about the bears or big cats, you will smell to funny halfway thru they won't bother you. But watch for snakes sunbathing by the river.

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Pinnacle Mountain Base Loop
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5 Completed 1 Reviews

we go here anytime we r close to it fun

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Lost Valley Trail
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8 Completed 2 Reviews

Great trail! A bit crowded- try to early in morning but definitely worth it?

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Butterfield Hiking Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

This trail really does have everything. I did the Butterfield years ago with my father and just completed again with my 15yo son. If you're don't mind strenuous hiking, this trail is for you. If you DO mind strenuous hiking, do it anyway - it's worth the pain. Here are the three best rules for this trail as water is abundant throughout:

Pack Light, Pack Light & Pack Light :D Awesome trail - Unbelievable Scenery - Friendly Trail Guests - Welcome Solitude

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Hemmed in Hollow
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8 Completed 2 Reviews

Great hike - definitely challenging coming back up! Glad I took the time while visiting!

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Glory Hole Waterfall Trail
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

I have been to the glory hole on several occasions from the end of August when it is too hot and dry to just after a good rain. it is a unique awesome experience and the hike down is great. Hike back, whew!!! better be in good shape.

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