Punchbowl Falls

Punchbowl Falls

Some of our readers that have been following our adventures for a while may remember that in November of 2021, we tried to reach Punchbowl Falls, a.k.a. Dry Creek Falls, on a camping trip to the Richland Creek Wilderness area of the Ozark National Forest near Witt Springs, AR. On that trip, we missed a…Read more

Best Outdoor Activities in the Ozarks

Antenna Pine Overlook

Keep reading to find out about some of the best outdoor activities in the Ozarks. The Ozark Mountains are located in the central United States. They stretch from Oklahoma through Arkansas and into Missouri. The range is part of the larger Ozark Plateau. The Ozarks are known for their rugged terrain, breathtaking views, and abundant…Read more

Sandstone Castle Hiking

Sandstone Castle 3

The Sandstone Castle is a popular sandstone rock formation located in the Richland Creek Wilderness area of the Ozark National Forest. The parking area for the trail is located at the following GPS coordinates: N 35° 50.511″ W 92° 59.069″. Scroll down to download the .gpx file to load into your handheld GPS unit. You…Read more

Fern Falls and Lonesome Hollow Falls

fern falls

I want to let you know about Fern Falls and Lonesome Hollow Falls in this post. Both are beautiful waterfalls you can quickly see just a short distance from Scenic Highway 7 south of Jasper Arkansas. We easily saw both waterfalls in the space of a few hours on a warm December morning in 2022….Read more

Glory Hole Falls

Glory Hole Waterfall

Glory hole falls is a unique sinkhole waterfall in the Ozark National Forest. The parking area for the falls is along AR Highway 16/21 south of Boxley Valley. There is a small sign and a parking area beside the highway. Check out the map below to plan your route to the trailhead. According to my…Read more

Antenna Pine Overlook Hike

We began the hike to Antenna Pine Overlook from the Compton Trailhead in Compton Arkansas. This is the trailhead that also includes the hike down to Hemmed In Hollow Falls. Read on to find out what you need to know to reach this overlook of the Buffalo River Valley with amazing views. What Is Antenna…Read more

Falling Water Falls

Falling Water Falls 4

In this post, we want to bring you one of the easiest waterfalls you can visit in the Ozarks. Falling Water Falls is easy to visit because it is right beside the road. You can drive right up to the falls. You can use the map above to plan your trip to see these falls….Read more

Bear Creek Canyon

Slot Pool Falls in bear creek canyon

Bear Creek Canyon is located in the Ozark National Forest in north Arkansas. This area is a waterfall lovers’ paradise. We viewed 6 distinct waterfalls within a few hundred yards of each other. I will add that this hike was tougher for me than the other hikes we have taken. It is a little less…Read more

Buzzards Roost Hiking Trail

buzzards roost hiking trail

The Buzzards Roost hiking trail and scenic area is located in the Ozark National Forest in Newton County, Arkansas. The trail is basically an old ATV road and is fairly flat. Continue reading to find out the location of this trail and some of the highlights of the scenic wonders you can see there. How…Read more