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High Bank Twins Waterfall in Ozark, AR

High Bank Twin Falls Ozark, AR

After a few rainy weeks in May, we got out to spend the day chasing waterfalls. We visited the 71 ft. High Bank Twin Falls in Ozark, of the tallest waterfalls in the Ozarks! 

The trail to the waterfall is only a quarter mile out and back and is rated as medium difficulty due to it's rocky terrain. Some of the rocks can be slippery as well. On our visit we saw a few couples in their 60's, and another family with smaller children navigating the trail. We went slowly and held my 3 year old's hand and he did absolutely fine. My 6 year old needed no assistance. 
The trail to the falls is gorgeous! There are other waterfalls and cascades along the way. The excitement of getting to the falls naturally makes you want to pick up the pace, but take this one's worth it!

(Directions and more info at the bottom of post)

The trail starts off with a short and level meandering through the woods. 

The path will soon start closing in a bit and this is where things start to get interesting! 

This is one of the smaller waterfalls along the way. You can't tell by the picture, but it's actually pretty tall! This was a gorgeous spot. We stopped to let the kids play here a while.

If you visit after a few days of good rain you'll be able to hear the roar of the falls before you see them. My son started to run with excitement when he heard the falls up ahead, and the look on his face when he saw the 7 story waterfall was PRICELESS! He was truly in awe!

High Bank Twin Falls Ozark, AR
Because of the trees, it was impossible to get a good picture of the whole waterfall from a distance. I'd love to come back on a winter hike to be able to see it after a snow thaw!

High Bank Twin Falls Ozark, AR

High Bank Twin Falls Ozark, AR

High Bank Twin Falls Ozark, AR

We stayed for quite some time and let the kids play around the base of the falls. 
It was an amazing way to spend the afternoon with my family! 

High Bank Twin Falls Info

Location: Ozark, AR
Trail Length: .25 miles out and back
Trail Difficulty: Medium (kid friendly-no strollers)
* Note This is a wet weather waterfall

Directions to Trailhead: Parking for the trailhead is located about 9.3 miles East of Cass, AR along Hwy 215 headed towards Little Mulberry Creek. 

You'll see a sign for High Bank Canoe Launch on your left and about a quarter of a mile down the road you will see a bridge (not so much of bridge as just some side of the road barriers) Just over the bridge there is a small asphalt parking area on your right. Directly opposite of that is a black and yellow striped hazard sign. The trail starts right near that sign opposite of the parking spot. (see pics below)

Please help keep special places like this open for us and future generations of outdoor lovers to enjoy. When people don't behave respectfully, places like these inevitably get shut down and closed to access. Act safely and responsibly and adopt and adhere to a "leave no trace" policy and always pick up your trash. Even better, try to bring an extra trash bag wherever you go so that when possible, you can pick up trash previously left behind if you find it. We can all do our part to make sure these places stay beautiful and open to all! 

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