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Ozark-St. Francis National Forests

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This is a beautiful area of Arkansas. Great hiking trails and beautiful scenery , water falls... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
Fritz K
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Russellville, United States
Great drive

We traveled down route 7 from Harrison all the way to Hot Springs. Lovely scenery both north and... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Deb_traveller
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Bethany Beach, Delaware
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

This is a beautiful area of Arkansas. Great hiking trails and beautiful scenery , water falls, great views from top of the mountains . looking down into valleys at creek beds and rivers

Thank Fritz K
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

We traveled down route 7 from Harrison all the way to Hot Springs. Lovely scenery both north and south of Russellville. Loved the winding roads and steep hills in the Fall but the roads might be treacherous in winter.

1  Thank Deb_traveller
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

The Ozark-St. Francis National Forrest has it all,,,hiking, kayaking, canoeing, hunting...if you love the outdoors this is a place you'll really enjoy. Do your homework on what you want to do and plan on spending at least a few days here.

2  Thank Michael W
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

For a late January visit, it was rather cold at 9:30 a.m, but the parking area was non-existent of vehicles. The trail to Pedestal Rock is a 2.3 mile loop (I chose not to go to King's Bluff during this visit). A sign is clearly...More

1  Thank Valedc03ls
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

The drive from Clarkesville AR, on the AR 21N through the Ozark National Forest to the Scenic Point Overlook is around 60 miles (90 kilometers), over a series of rising hills and a mountain, through lush verdant forest, dairy farms, waterfalls and a scenic overlook...More

1  Thank bryonia2015
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

This is mostly a driving forest. There aren't many hiking trails and the ones they have aren't long. Known tourist spots are scenic.

Thank alexwolf2016
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

I worked for the National Forest through college. I have visited national parks across the central and east US, but this is by far one of the hidden gems. Camping is great, wildlife is beautiful, and the sites are well kept.

2  Thank Michelle M
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

The Ozark Highland Trail is a great experience. Very well marked from Lake Fort Smith, AR to Tyler Bend State Park. Bits accessible at many points in between.

Thank 365JaneB2014
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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We had a pretty even pro/con list for this park. Some recreation/camping areas are better than others. We got lucky and happened to pick a good one - Redding on the Mulberry River (good bathrooms). White Rock Mountain camping was small, bathrooms yuck. But the...More

5  Thank Melisha M
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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

So much to do here! All the trails! We went to pedestal rocks and glory hole and they are amazing. Definitely need to come back and do some other trails. Love this place!!!

2  Thank Melissa C
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