Tag: Buffalo River

8 Breathtaking Hiking Trails in the Ozarks

highlands trail mile marker

Embark on an awe-inspiring journey through the heart of nature as we unveil the ultimate guide to 8 breathtaking hiking trails in the Ozarks. Immerse yourself in the captivating beauty of the Ozark Mountains while traversing these trails that offer panoramic views, stunning rock formations, and enchanting waterfalls. From the iconic Whitaker Point to the…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

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

Compton’s Double Falls Trail

Compton's Double Falls

We set out on this hike in mid-March to visit Compton’s Double Falls in the Upper Buffalo Wilderness of Arkansas. It was a great day to hike. There was a cool breeze with temperatures in the upper 50s and a clear blue sky. So we drove down and began the hike around 1:45 pm. The…Read more

Bowers Hollow Falls

Bowers Hollow Falls

Bowers Hollow Falls is located in the upper Buffalo River Wilderness. I can say that although we spotted several cars on the way in we had the whole trail to ourselves. Let me just say that this is one of the most strikingly beautiful waterfalls we have visited. It is listed as 56′ tall, but…Read more

Big Bluff Goat Trail

Big bluff goat trail

The Big Bluff Goat Trail is a spur trail off the Centerpoint Trail in the Ponca Wilderness of the Buffalo National River. You start your hike at the Centerpoint trailhead next to Highway 43 at Compton, AR. This trail gets crowded during warmer weather. If you get there and the lot is full, you can…Read more

7 Top Tips For Hiking

survival skills

These 7 top tips for hiking can help make your trip into the wilderness both enjoyable and safe. Heading into the wild on a hiking trip can be exhilarating. Getting out and experiencing nature and all the sights and sounds that go with it can be food for your soul. Setting out on a hike…Read more

Hemmed In Hollow Falls

Closeup From Underneath Hemmed In Hollow Falls

Hemmed In Hollow Falls is the tallest waterfall between the Rockies and the Appalachian mountains at around 209′ tall. The trail down to the falls is steep and rugged, with an elevation change of about 1200′. I will say that it isn’t as bad as I had expected, given all the accounts I had read…Read more