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Hawksbill Crag

Hwy 21 South, Boxley Valley, Ponca, AR
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Good family hike!

Our three and five year old were able to walk the entire way. Enough of a challenge with a great... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
rdillingham8
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Kansas City, Missouri
Bucket list!

This has been on my bucket list for awhile! So glad I got to check it off! First you should know... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Eva713
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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good15%
  • 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"
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"whitaker point"
in 16 reviews
"trail head"
in 19 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
"the cliff"
in 6 reviews
"take your time"
in 4 reviews
"easy hike"
in 10 reviews
"parking is limited"
in 3 reviews
"watch the sunset"
in 3 reviews
"bring water"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our three and five year old were able to walk the entire way. Enough of a challenge with a great view to sit have a snack, take pictures, and head back. Glad we did it!

Thank rdillingham8
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This has been on my bucket list for awhile! So glad I got to check it off! First you should know there are no bathrooms anywhere near this place! So hopefully you’ve stopped in Ponca and hopefully something was open (I think the Deli there...More

Thank Eva713
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love this hike! We have done it several times over the years. It is long but not hard. We like that it is one of the dog friendly trails so our beagle can go too. It’s a great photo opportunity and an amazing view.

Thank Stefani F
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

We set out on this hike with the intent to catch sunset from the point. We got to watch the sunset and was totally blown away by the scenery. Be very careful, this hike will take you close to cliffs. So make sure you have...More

Thank Rick B
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

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 2 April 2018 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 27 March 2018

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 25 March 2018 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 24 March 2018 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 17 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

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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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