Hiking Arkansas: Lake Trail at Devil’s Den State Park

devil’s den state park

Devil’s Den State Park is in West Fork, Arkansas which is a 35-minute drive from our home in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Devil’s Den State Park’s visitor center, picnic areas, and cabins are open all year. Overnight accommodations include full-service cabins, camper cabins, as well as a variety of camp sites. Visitors can check availability online. Devil’s Den State Park also features unique hiking trails that showcase the caves, bluffs, mountain views, and historic architecture within the state park. (Devil’s Den Map)

lake trail

We wanted to take our puppy on our hike, so we picked a trail that was easy. The Lake Trail in Devil’s Den State Park was the perfect choice. It is a one-mile hike (out and back) on flat terrain.

Lake Trail at Devils Den Ar
Let’s go!
Lake Trail at Devils Den State Park Arkansas
Lake Trail at Devil's Den State Park in Arkansas
Lake Trail in Devil's Den State Park, Arkansas
Crossing over bridges and views of Lee Creek made this hike a fun experience.
Lake Trail in Devil's Den
Lake Trail in Devil's Den State Park
Lake Trail. CCC Dam. Devil's Den State Park

The trail ultimately leads to Area E Campground. We turned around at this point and returned the way we came.

3 great trails at devil’s Den state park

This is our third hike in Devil’s Den State Park. Lake Trail was the easiest and shortest hike we’ve done. I also highly recommend Devil’s Den Self-Guided trail which is 1.5 miles and rated as moderate.

Devil’s Den Self-Guided Trail

We also enjoyed the Yellow Rock trail which features impressive views.

Yellow Rock

If you have an opportunity to visit Devil’s Den State Park, I’m sure you won’t be disappointed with all the natural beauty and amenities this park has to offer.