Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area
Rock climbing is an exciting activity that will complement a boating trip through the scenic Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area. In particular, the Buena Vista area offers excellent opportunities including Pumphouse Rock and Turtle Rock.
Bangs Canyon Recreation Area
Rock climbers will love the challenging slick rock surfaces, sand and bentonite clay at Bangs Canyon Recreation Area. Ladder Canyon and Rough Canyon are particularly interesting locations for climbing.
Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area
The rugged, red canyons and cliffs of Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area provide outstanding rock climbing opportunities. Visitors can scramble over boulders through both moderate and difficult routes.
Gold Belt Tour Scenic and Historic Byway
Shelf Road is a popular portion of the Gold Belt Tour Scenic and Historic Byway. With hundreds of climbing routes, Shelf Road Rock Climbing Area is one of the major attractions here. Quality limestone provides for an exceptional experience.
Penitente Canyon Recreation Area
The walls and pinnacles of Penitente Canyon Recreation Area offer outstanding rock climbing opportunities. Visitors can enjoy thrilling and challenging adventures through nearly 300 technical climbing routes.