Arkansas State Parks offer a variety of scenic backpacking trails
ranging in length from four miles at the Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area to the 222-mile Ouachita Trail
that can be accessed from both Queen Wilhelmina and Pinnacle Mountain state parks. Not only are most of our trails hike-able any season of the year—they’re enjoyable for everybody, from beginners to experts with wilderness survival skills. Ready to spend a night or two on some of Arkansas’s finest backpacking trails? Check out the trails below to choose your destination and plan your visit now! You’ll see what makes Arkansas one of the best backpacking destinations around.