Waterfalls of Arkansas
The following is a list of the tallest waterfalls (on public property) in Arkansas:
209 feet, Hemmed-In Hollow Falls, Ponca Wilderness Area, Buffalo National River 148 feet, Diamond Falls, Ponca Wilderness Area, Buffalo National River 114 feet, Kings Bluff Falls, Pedestal Rocks Scenic Area, Ozark National Forest 113 feet, Hedges Pouroff, Upper Buffalo Wilderness Area, Buffalo National River 95 feet (?), Cedar Falls, Petit Jean State Park 88 feet, Box Canyon Falls, Leatherwood Wilderness Area, Ozark National Forest 87 feet, Cathedral Falls, Leatherwood Wilderness Area, Ozark National Forest
84 feet, John Mountain Falls, Ozark National Forest 83 feet, Fishtrap Hollow Falls, Ponca Wilderness Area, Buffalo National River
83 feet, Whiskey Chute Flls, Ozark National Forest 81 feet, Sweden Creek Falls, Sweden Creek Natural Area, Arkansas National Heritage Commission 78 feet, Keefe Falls, Buffalo Ranger District, Ozark National Forest 77 feet, Cougar Falls, Leatherwood Wilderness Area, Ozark National Forest
76 feet, Beagle Point Falls, Upper Buffalo Wilderness Area, Ozark National Forest 71 feet, Helen's Pouroff, Leatherwood Wilderness Area, Ozark National Forest 71 feet, Ken Smith Falls (lower, double-drop), Upper Buffalo Wilderness Area, Ozark National Forest 71 feet, Dale Bumpers Falls (lower), Leatherwood Wilderness Area, Ozark National Forest 70 feet, High Bank Twin Falls, Ozark National Forest
70 feet, Horsetail Falls, Richland Creek Wilderness Area, Ozark National Forest 70 feet, Sunset Falls, Ozark National Forest
67 feet, Maumee Falls, Buffalo Natioal River 68 feet, China Falls, Leatherwood Wilderness Area, Ozark National Forest
66 feet, Accord Hollow Falls, Ozark National Forest 66 feet, Jim Steele Falls, Sylamore Ranger District, Ozark National Forest 66 feet, Woodsman Pouroff, Sylamore Ranger District, Ozark National Forest
64 feet, Iris Falls, Ozark National Forest
64 feet, Piney Bowl Falls, Ozark National Forest 63 feet, Devil's Canyon Falls, Devil's Canyon Scenic Area, Ozark National Forest 63 feet, Boen Gulf Falls, Upper Buffalo Wilderness Area
62 feet, Big Buck Falls, Ozark National Forest 56 feet, Bowers Hollow Falls, Upper Buffalo Wilderness Area, Ozark National Forest
55 feet, Deer Trail Falls, Ozark National Forest
54 feet, Slate Falls, Poteau Mountain Wilderness Area, Ouachita National Forest 53 feet, Eden Falls, Lost Valley, Buffalo National River
53 feet, North Fork Road Falls, Ozark National Forest
The Arkansas Waterfall Guidebook includes info for each waterfall that includes a COLOR photo, map, description information about how to get to the trailhead or parking spot, walking description of how to get to the falls from the trailhead, and GPS info (Lat/Lon and/or UTM). The waterfalls are rated in several different ways, including difficulty of getting to, and an ACCURATE height measurement are listed. Some falls you will be able to drive right up to. Others will require a short, easy hike to get to. Many will be several miles down a maintained trail. Still others will be true "wilderness" waterfalls that don't have trails of any kind to them, and will require serious cross-country bushwhacking skills to locate (detailed directions and GPS info in the guidebook will help a LOT, but will still require a difficult bushwhack to get to). There are discussions about when the best time to go waterfall viewing is (and when NOT to find waterfalls!), plus info about waterfall photography, hiking safety, and a number of other general topics. This book is perfect for beginners, or for the seasoned waterfall hunter who can smell one a mile away!
You can view photos of many of these waterfalls in the pages of the Cloudland Cabin Journal at Current Journal. Check Jan-June 2001 and Dec. 2001 as well as Jan-April 2002, and April-June 2011.
Arkansas Waterfalls Guidebook - table of contents:
INTRODUCTION Agency Contacts Beauty Ratings GPS Hiking Distances & Difficulty Maps Parking Areas Roads Thank Yous Waterfall Height Waterfall Name Waterfall Photography Waterfall Hunting Season Waterfalls For KIDS!
BUFFALO RIVER REGION WATERFALLS Adkins Canyon Falls Armadillo Falls (2) Blow Cave Falls Bowers Hollow Falls Broadwater Hollow Bumpers Falls (2) Cathedral Falls China Falls Compton's Double Falls Copperhead Falls Cougar Falls Crosscut Falls Dewey Canyon Falls Diamond Falls Dogwood Falls Dry Creek Falls Eden Falls (4) Falling Water Falls Fishtrap Hollow Falls Funnel Falls (2) Fuzzybutt Falls Haley Falls (2) Hamilton Falls Hammerschmidt Falls Hedges Pouroff Helen?s Pouroff Hemmed-In Hollow Falls Heuston Falls Hideout Hollow Falls Hudson Shelter Falls Keefe Falls Leaning Log Falls Liles Falls Little Glory Hole Magnolia Falls McClure Falls (2) Mule Trail Falls Paradise Falls QuiVaLa Elise Falls Spring Richland Falls Rory Ridge Falls Six Finger Falls Smith Falls (2) Stack Rock Homestead Falls Stahle Falls Tassel Spring Falls Thousand Kisses Falls Thunder Canyon Falls Triple Falls/Camp Orr (Twin Falls) Tunnel Cave Falls Twin Falls at Richland Creek Vickor Falls Woods Boys Falls Woodsman Pouroff
OZARK REGION WATERFALLS (outside Buffalo) Artist Point Falls Aspen Falls Bear Skull Falls Blanchard Springs Devils Canyon Falls Discovery Falls Dockery Gap Falls Eagle's Nest Falls Forever Falls French Falls Glory Hole Graves Canyon Falls (2) Haw Creek Falls High Bank Twins Hobo Falls (2) Home Valley Falls Kings Bluff Falls Kings River Falls Latin Pouroff Lichen Falls Longpool Falls Lucy Falls Mountain Fork Falls Murray Falls Natural Dam Pack Rat Falls Pam's Grotto Pig Trail Falls Rattlesnake Falls Robinson Falls (2) Senyard Falls Sixty Foot Falls Slot Rock Spainhour Falls Spirit Mountain Falls Spirits Creek Falls Spy Rock Falls Steele Falls Sunset Falls Sweden Creek Falls Tanyard Creek Falls Tea Kettle Falls Tea Table Falls (2) Three Springs Falls (2) Train Trestle Falls Twin Falls at Devil?s Den White Rock Creek Cascade White Rock Creek Falls
RIVER VALLEY REGION WATERFALLS Cedar Falls Hardy Falls Mt. Magazine Cascade Mt. Magazine Falls Seven Hollows Grotto
OUACHITA REGION WATERFALLS Blocker Creek Cascade Brown Creek Cascade Crooked Creek Falls Cossatot Falls Falls Creek Falls Forked Mountain Falls Garvan Gardens Falls Katy Falls Little Missouri Falls Panther Bluff Falls Shady Lake Cascade Slate Falls Twist Cascade