Top Adventures in Roland

  • Hike the Pinnacle Mountain East Summit Trail

    The East Summit trail is a 1.5 out and back that reaches a final elevation of 1,011ft. The trailhead is in the southeast corner of the East Summit Parking Lot on Pinnacle Valley Road. Walk about 10 yards down the trail to the junction, take the ri...

    1.5 miles 1011 ft gain

  • Hike the Pinnacle Mountain West Summit Trail

    This rocky trail begins at the park picnic grounds and winds its way to the top of Pinnacle Mountain. From the top is a spectacular view of Lake Maumelle, the Arkansas River Valley, the Ouachita Mountains and west Little Rock. This is truly a brea...

    1.5 miles 1011 ft gain

  • Hike The Rock Valley & East Quarry Trail, Pinnacle Mountain SP

    The Rock Valley Trail and East Quarry Trail trailheads can be found on the Southeast side of the vistors center parking lot (Make sure the take the small walk up the stairs to the nearby overlook before your hike). This portion of the trail is hea...

    2.5 miles 500 ft gain

  • Explore the Old Mill At T.R. Pugh Memorial ParK

    Street parking is located just outside the main park gates. Park hours our sunrise to sunset.The Old Mill was built in 1933 as a historic replica of mills used in the in the 1880's. Some of the features in the mill are actual historic relics datin...

  • Bike the Arkansas River Trail Bridges Loop

     To start this bike ride, we parked in the Clinton Presidential Library parking lot just east of downtown. Head north over the Arkansas River on the Clinton Bridge and continue to follow the Arkansas River Trail signs on the north side of the rive...

    15 miles

  • Camp at Petit Jean SP

    Located between Ft. Smith and Little Rock, just south of Interstate 40, you will find the state treasure that is Petit Jean State Park. Its central location makes it very easy for any one to visit. The main hub of the State Park is the beautiful M...

  • Hike to Cedar Falls

    When I did this hike it was unbelievable. This entire valley looks like something out of a painting. If at all possible, I recommend that you plan your trip around the rain, because after a heavy rain the valley is full of waterfalls.Getting there...

    2 miles

  • Hike the Seven Hollows Trail at Petit Jean SP

    Start the trail at the marked Seven Hollows Trailhead just off of Petit Jean Mountain Road- there's a small parking lot and signage board. The path is dog-friendly, with lots of springtime stream crossings and swimming opportunities.  You can choo...

    4.5 miles

  • Camp at Lake Catherine State Park

    Lake Catherine State Park offers fully-equipped cabins, over 60 tent and RV campsites, and a small marina selling everything you need for a perfect day on the lake. The beautiful tree covered campground offers a swimming beach, picnic sites, playg...

  • Hike the Falls Branch Trail in Lake Catherine SP

    The 3 trailheads to get to the Falls Branch waterfall can all be accessed within Lake Catherine SP. Follow the main road to the very end of the park, passing the amphitheater just before you reach the trails parking lot. The three trails you can t...

    1.6 miles 200 ft gain

  • Hike Hot Springs Mountain then Soak at Buckstaff Bathhouse

    Start your day at the Buckstaff Bathhouse. I would recommend doing the hike first and the traditional bath experience after, but depending on the day and time of year, the bathhouse may be closed in the afternoon. You can check their hours here. A...

    5 miles

  • Hike the Caddo Bend Trail

    Located within the Lake Ouachita State Park, the Caddo Bend Trail is an wonderful 2-3 hour hike. Although promenently covered by shade the entire 4 miles, the Ouachita Lake area can be very hot in the summer and the trail should be done in the mor...

    4 miles

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Little Rock, Arkansas

      Maumelle

      Overview Maumelle Campground sits along the beautiful Arkansas River, offering boating, fishing and birding for outdoor enthusiasts.Recreation The Nuttall Trail runs through the park, offering visi...

    • North Little Rock, Arkansas

      Little Rock North / Jct. I-40 KOA

    • Bigelow, Arkansas

      Toad Suck

      Overview Toad Suck Campground, situated on the Arkansas River, is a popular destination for families and groups. Picnicking, boating and fishing all draw visitors to this shady campground.Recreatio...

    • Plainview, Arkansas

      Carden Point

      Overview Carden Point Day Use Park sits along the shores of Nimrod Lake and Dam, cradled between Arkansas' Ouachita and Ozark Mountains.Recreation Fishing is one of the most popular activities at t...

    • Plainview, Arkansas

      Carter Cove

      Overview Carter Cove Campground sits along the shores of Nimrod Lake and Dam, cradled between Arkansas' Ouachita and Ozark Mountains. Visitors are greeted with shaded campsites, beautiful scene...

    • Plainview, Arkansas

      Sunlight Bay

      Overview Sunlight Bay Campground sits along the shores of Nimrod Lake just off of the Fourche Lafave river on Wilson Slough. Nimrod Lake is cradled between Arkansas' Ouachita and Ozark Mountains.R...

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