Scenic Day Trips

Discover the Best Scenic Drives in Eureka Springs

Explore scenic day trips in Eureka Springs, where nature's wonders await. Immerse yourself in breathtaking landscapes, from picturesque hiking trails to enchanting lakes, for unforgettable outdoor adventures.

War Eagle Mill

Experience the scenic wonders of Highway 12 and explore Hobbs State Park’s 12,054-acre expanse with winding trails. Dive into the depths of War Eagle Cavern, marveling at magnificent formations and intriguing stories led by knowledgeable guides.

The Pig Trail

Experience one of the most scenic and renowned drives in the country. Start your journey along the world renowned AR Hwy 23. While the southern portion is a very nice ride, it’s the highway north of I-40 that is simply exhilarating.

Buffalo River

Explore America’s First National River at Buffalo River, just a one-hour drive from Eureka Springs, and be captivated by the sight of elk herds, roadside waterfalls, and magnificent bluff lines.

Highway 187 Loop

A 20-mile loop that takes you over three major bodies of water. Including Beaver Dam, Beaver Bridge, roadside stops, and hiking trails. Start by taking highway 62 west to AR-187.

U.S. Marshals Museum

The Museum features FIVE immersive galleries that educate guests about the critical, ever-evolving role of America’s oldest federal law enforcement agency in upholding the Rule of Law, driven by justice, integrity and service. The Museum’s National Learning Center will combine the Museum experience with educational programming focused on the Constitution, the Rule of Law, and civic literacy.