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It’s hard to believe it has been four years since my first visit. This weekend I finally made it back to the Upper Buffalo Wilderness for a 2-night backpacking trip with a friend from Kansas City (RC).
The Smith Creek Preserve is about 1300 acres of classic Ozark scenery just a few miles south of Boxley Ark. It’s owned by The Nature Conservancy – a terrific organization, is bordered on the south by the Ozark National Forest and the … Continue reading
A friend and I hiked in the Ponca Wilderness from the Schermerhorn trail head over to the Centerpoint trail head this weekend. This route includes the Bench, Hemmed-In-Hollow, Old River, and Centerpoint trails. I’ve seen some of this area before … Continue reading
I went on a little day hike with a couple other members of the Northwest Arkansas Hiking Group. We started at the Centerpoint trail head a couple miles north of Ponca, descended to the spur that leads out to Big … Continue reading
I planned it as a 3 day trip but I managed it in 2 – hiking from the FR 1201 trail head to the Buffalo River at the Wollum Ford (maps 16 & 17) yesterday and hiking back today – … Continue reading
One way to ensure you catch the fall colors at their peak is to just spend the whole darn “peak week” out in the woods. I did just that with another week hiking and building trail along the Buffalo River.
Friday’s high was 89 and Sunday’s was 69. The long-range forecast has mostly 60’s and 70’s for the rest of the month. Backpacking season has finally arrived! I was to kick-off the season with an overnighter in the Upper Buffalo … Continue reading