Category: Places to Visit

Check out some of the amazing places you can visit in the Ozarks. This is a great resource for planning your next adventure in the Ozarks.

City Rock Bluff

White River Calico Rock

360° Photo of City Rock Bluff-Use Your Mouse or Move Your Phone The camera we use for 360° photos. Click the photo to get yours today! City Rock Bluff is near Calico Rock, AR. It is a sheer bluff along the White River. Calico Rock is known for the calico-colored rock bluffs that rise majestically…Read more

Barkshed Recreation Area

Barshed recreation area campsite

This weekend we went to a camping area we haven’t visited before. I wanted to review it for you and let you know my thoughts on Barkshed Recreation Area in the Ozark National Forest. Barkshed Recreation Area is probably pretty busy during the summer, judging from the traffic we saw on a Friday and Saturday…Read more

Heavens Door Cabins – Relaxing Get Away

heavens door cabins

If you are looking for a relaxing get-away, you need to look no further than the beautiful, peaceful setting for Heavens Door Cabins near Kingston, Arkansas. Located in the scenic Ozark Mountains close to the Buffalo River, this little slice of heaven is located close to all the great outdoor activities and views you can…Read more

Tucker Hollow Park & Marina

Tucker Hollow

Tucker Hollow park is maintained by the US Army Corps of Engineers. The park includes a boat ramp, campsites with water and electricity, a marina, and restrooms. Take Highway 14 north approximately 4.5 miles from Lead Hill, Arkansas, and turn on Highway 281. Follow Highway 281 for about 2 miles and you will come to…Read more

Mammoth Spring In North Central Arkansas

mammoth spring

The city of Mammoth Spring is nestled along the Arkansas/Missouri border in North Central Arkansas. We wanted to take you along as we traveled to see the spring from which the city got its name. We visited Mammoth Spring State Park to view the spring. This is a huge spring that bubbles up from underground…Read more

Blue Spring Heritage Center

Blue Spring Heritage Center in Eureka Springs, Arkansas is full of natural beauty and history. On a recent visit to Eureka Springs, we toured the spring and gardens. We also took a tour of the heritage center and learned about the history of this natural wonder. To reach Blue Spring Heritage Center, follow US Highway…Read more

Frost Point Access

Frost Point

The Frost Point Access is a concrete boat launch area with ample parking at normal water levels. Be sure and check the lake levels before planning a trip. The launch may be inaccessible during times of high water, such as we experienced in the summer of 2021. The photo was taken in late winter 2021…Read more

White River State Park

BSWR state park

White River State Park is located on the city of Bull Shoals’ side of Bull Shoals dam. It includes an overlook of the White River and the downstream side of the dam. It also includes a visitor center you can visit during business hours. There is also a large spring in the park known as…Read more

Hodgson Water Mill

hodgson water mill

The Hodgson Water Mill near Dora, MO. is a nice place to stop, stretch your legs, and view a historic structure. The mill is built atop a spring that flows from the rocks below the mill. In the late 18th and early 19th centuries, the Hodgson Water Mill was an important part of the community…Read more

White Hole Access

WR White Hole

White Hole Access is accessible from Highway 178 between Flippin and Bull Shoals, AR. This area is only a short distance below Bull Shoals Dam on the White River. The area includes a boat launch, toilets, and covered picnic tables. It provides wade fishing or bank fishing, depending on the current water release from Bull…Read more