Tag Archives: Arkansas Ozarks

Shores Lake & White Rock Mountain Loop

A couple days with no rain and reasonably cool temperatures came my way and I made the most of it with an overnight trip on the Shores Lake & White Rock Mountain Loop.  It was the third time I’d hiked … Continue reading

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North Sylamore Creek Trail – Cripple Turkey to Barkshed

This was the first trail I hiked in Arkansas during visits almost 5 and 6 years ago and reading those posts again sure brings back some memories.  My intention this time was a 2-night backpacking trip from Gunner Pool east to Allison and … Continue reading

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Sugarloaf Mountain – Heber Springs

I made my first visit to Heber Springs AR, over in the general vicinity of Greers Ferry Lake, where many hiking trails are being developed.  The only place I was able to hike this time was Sugarloaf Mountain.  This is the … Continue reading

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New maps

I’ve kept busier than it might appear, but much of my hiking recently has been on trails I’ve covered before and I haven’t found anything new to say about them.  I’ve nearly finished hiking the OHT again, for instance, and … Continue reading

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Long Pool Falls

The Long Pool Recreation Area is about 20 miles north of Russellville on the banks of Big Piney Creek, and just 3/4 mile east of the campground is 44′ Long Pool Falls.

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North Fork Road Falls

Here are some more waterfalls I wouldn’t have known about without Tim Ernst’s book.  About 13 miles north of Scottsville AR, along North Fork Road (FR 1310) are a couple that are pretty close to, but downhill from, the road.  … Continue reading

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Penhook SIA

The Penhook Special Interest Area is a few miles north of Hector AR and encompasses Penhook Hollow – with its creeks, tall bluffs, and steep terrain creating a very scenic area.  The hollow opens onto the Middle Fork of the … Continue reading

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Moccasin Gap Trails

I’ve spent a couple days now hiking part of the Moccasin Gap Trails.  This is a 43-mile system on the west side of AR-7 about 30 minutes north of Russellville.  It’s open to equestrians, mountain bikes, and ATVs, in addition … Continue reading

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Shores Lake & White Rock Mountain Loop

I hiked the Shores Lake & White Rock Mountain Loop on a Sierra Club outing with a group of people from the Kansas City area.  It was my second time doing the whole loop but the weather was nice & … Continue reading

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East Fork Wilderness

The East Fork Wilderness is about 11000 acres of Ozarky goodness located less than an hour NE of Russellville on the east side of AR 27.  It’s been on my to-do list for a long while and a friend and … Continue reading

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