Ouachita National Recreation Trail: Miles 1 – 7

The Ouachita National Recreation Trail stretches 192 miles from Talihina, OK, to Perryville, AR, and traverses the east-to-west oriented Ouachita Mountains. With elevation ranges from 600 feet to 2600 feet, it is a nice challenge for any hiker. The trail runs through beautiful forests, across clear streams, and offers many breathtaking views. With it’s many…

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Turner Falls Park Review

Turner Falls, the largest waterfall in Oklahoma, is a sight worth seeing. Nestled in the Arbuckle Mountains and in the midst of a large wind farm, it is a great place to camp, hike, and swim. The falls are formed as Honey Creek flows down hill over the rocky terrain. In addition to the main…

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Pedernales Falls State Park Trip Write-Up Review

Pedernales Falls State Park, located about an hour west of Austin, has a lot to offer. With gorgeous falls, swimming holes, peaceful fishing spots, juniper forests, mountain bike trails, equestrian trails, bird blinds, and camping areas you won’t run out of things do here. Everywhere you look there are beautiful things to see, impressive vistas, clear-watered…

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Beaver’s Bend State Park Write-up and Review

Beaver’s Bend State Park is located in the foothills of the Ouachita Mountains bordering Broken Bow Lake. The Mountain Fork River runs through the park and the area is well-known for excellent trout fishing. Besides the excellent fishing, the beauty of the surroundings make it an excellent park to visit. You can enjoying peaceful kayaking…

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Cossatot River State Park Review

Cossatot River State Park in Wickes, Arkansas is the home of the beautiful Cossatot River. The river is rock bottomed and crystal clear. When the water levels are high in early spring, the river offers class IV to V level rapids that any kayaking pro would love. When the levels are lower, it is a great…

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