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Hawksbill Crag

Hwy 21 South, Boxley Valley, Ponca, AR
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Beautiful view

We hiked up to see the scenic view in person. We have seen this in Arkansas Magazines but to see it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lacie B
Camping and Hiking

We came into town on Friday and set up our camp site at the Buffalo outdoor center RV campground... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dwisejr
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Poteau, Oklahoma
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“dirt road” (22 reviews)
“whitaker point” (16 reviews)
“trail head” (19 reviews)
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Hwy 21 South, Boxley Valley, Ponca, AR
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"dirt road"
in 22 reviews
"whitaker point"
in 16 reviews
"trail head"
in 19 reviews
"cave mountain"
in 8 reviews
"nice hike"
in 9 reviews
"fall colors"
in 5 reviews
"buffalo river"
in 13 reviews
"beautiful view"
in 5 reviews
"county road"
in 5 reviews
"bring your camera"
in 5 reviews
"be careful"
in 8 reviews
"parking area"
in 8 reviews
"take your time"
in 4 reviews
"easy hike"
in 10 reviews
"parking is limited"
in 3 reviews
"bring water"
in 3 reviews
"parking lot"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We hiked up to see the scenic view in person. We have seen this in Arkansas Magazines but to see it in person was absolutely breathtaking. It was cool the day we went but definitely want to have good hiking shoes, water, and a packed...More

Thank Lacie B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came into town on Friday and set up our camp site at the Buffalo outdoor center RV campground and then went out to hike the trail down to the beautiful Hawksbill Grag trail. It was an amazing view after we made it to the...More

Thank Dwisejr
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have 5 kids ranging from 6-20 and this was a perfect hike for all ages...not too taxing for the little ones (and we passed by many younger than ours on the way down) but enough scenic areas to keep the big kids interested. Such...More

Thank DebF7
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a little more rocky than expected and felt like 3 miles in AND out! But, it was beautiful and would do it again.

Thank Shane E
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this place during spring break. It was well worth the drive and hike afterwards. The view from the top is spectacular. As mentioned by other travellers the 6 mile road after you leave the main highway is rough and not made for...More

Thank TANUJ G
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

We hiked out to the Hawksbill Crag this past week. It was a very enjoyable hike. It was not very difficult about 3.2 miles with about 100 ft of ascent. My 4 yr old daughter handled the hike without issue. The view from the Crag...More

2  Thank Tops23
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Love hiking Hawksbill Crag. It is an easy hike but so lush and green. There is something so peaceful getting to the top and seeing the mist coming over the mountains. The road is a pain to go through but so worth it! Go early,...More

1  Thank Kathy M
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

About 1.5 miles one way along a mildly rocky trail. Some small hilly areas but overall a moderate walk to this beautiful site. Try to go when there aren't too many folks there and have the place to yourself. There are several small streams that...More

1  Thank Hoach
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

This trail has become overcrowded. we were elbow to elbow with people the whole way. When we arrived at the hawksbill crag it was full of teenagers sitting on it taking selfies. we waited for 30 min and realized they weren't going to leave. I...More

4  Thank jamison1914
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Several of us recovering from injuries and issues took off on this hike in December and it was beautiful! It is steep in places and rocky throughout the trail so previously fractured feet and ankles had to go slowly. Hawksbill Crag is the highlight of...More

Thank J F
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Pam H
17 February 2017|
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Response from amieeunder30 | Reviewed this property |
You have to hike approx 1 1/2 mikes in to the lookout. It's very worth it!
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Md S
16 September 2016|
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Response from Chris H | Reviewed this property |
Mid October.....runs for around 2 weeks...then fades...very bright at first should be good this year we have had much rain so colors should be bright
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