Posted by: RasmaSandra | January 30, 2020

Traveling Through Arkansas

arkansas whitaker point

Whitaker Point is a beautiful place in Kingston that has appeared in Disney movies. Through the generations, this old outcrop has seen many couples kissing.

arkansas whitaker Hawksbill Crag in the moonlight

The views all around are amazing. It is a wonderful place to visit but you have to be careful since the edge of the rock Is steep and narrow. It has become a popular hiking route.

arkansas roark bluff

Roark’s Bluff in northwest Arkansas with a trail along the Buffalo River. It offers wonderful views and during high water, there are two magnificent waterfalls – Roark Bluff Falls and V Notch Falls.

arkansas petit

Petit Jean State Park has 21 miles of hiking trails with untamed bluffs and caves. Throughout the area you can find log and stone facilities, It is a wonderful place to commune with nature.

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Mount Magazine in Paris stands over 2,750 feet tall. It’s the highest mountain in Arkansas. At the top are two peaks and below broad river valleys. There is a lot of birdlife among the trees here. You’ll find that popular activities include camping, hiking trails, overlooks, and a picnic area. The visitor center and lodge feature an exhibit gallery, a gift shop, and the Skycrest Restaurant with large bay windows. Those who enjoy extreme sports can rock climb, hang-glide, mountain bike, and horseback riding.

arkansas devil 2

Devil’s Den State Park is hidden in the Ozark Valley. It is surrounded by the Ozark National Forest and dissected by the Lee Creek. Lake Devil was created by a native stone dam.

arkansas lake quancita

Lake Ouachita has almost 1,000 miles of shoreline and 40,000 acres of pristine water. It is a great place for water sports and fishing. You can also water ski, dive, and go boating. You can explore the Ouachita National Forest.

arkansas buffalo river

The Buffalo River flows through Arkansas passing huge bluffs, craggy outcrops, and wild state forests. Along the river, you can experience the adventure of wild white rapids and calm ebbing pools. You’ll also find lovely waterfalls.

arkansas buffalo river kyle

Between Ponca and Kyles Landing you’ll find a section of the Buffalo River that has been deemed to be the most scenic. This stretch cuts through rough, mountainous terrain. There are sharp rock outcrops, massive bluffs, and lovely foliage.

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Hot Springs National Park in Hot Springs in the Ouachita Mountains has old bathhouses that are still used

arkansas hot spings fordyce

and the historic Fordyce Bathhouse is now the visitor center. There is an observation tower, hiking trails, and different hot springs to experience.

arkansas garven

Garvan Woodland Gardens just about 10 miles south of Hot Springs is the botanical garden of the University of Arkansas, There are different plots, overlooks, and scenic structures.

arkansas garven peacock

To begin exploring stop by the Pratt Welcome Center and see the resident peacocks. Other highlights include the Evan Children’s Adventure Garden, the Chipmunk Café, and

arkansas garven anthony

the Anthony Chapel with floor-to-ceiling windows.

arkansas mammoth

The Mammoth Spring State Park is located in the town of Mammoth. It is home to one of the largest springs in the U.S. In the park you can see a restored 1886 train depot and a Frisco Railroad caboose.

arkansas mammoth water

There is an interpretive hiking trail that includes a path across the dam. You can get a look a the out-of-service hydroelectric state. There are covered pavilions that can be rented for events.

arkansas thorncrown

Throncrown Chapel in Eureka Springs has a unique design of glass and wood and sits in a lovely natural woodland setting. The high glass walls look out over the forest. Sunday services are held here at 9 AM and 11 AM during the summer. There is one 11 AM service in the winter.

arkansas art

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville has one of the largest collections of American art under one roof. There are temporary and permanent exhibits. Artwork by such notable artists as Andy Warhol, Norman Rockwell, and Georgia O’Keefe. The Crystal Brides has over three miles of trails and you can take a leisurely stroll along the Art Trail.

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  1. Absolutely incredible photos!

    • Glad you enjoyed the tour but as you can tell at the end of my blog I cannot take credit for the photos. However, I always try to find the very best photos so that people can see the beauty of a place and then choose to visit it.

      • Sorry, I’m a bit slow and I missed that bit! 🤣 Really enjoyed the article anyway.

  2. No worries and thank you. I checked out your site and followed it.

  3. Spectacular photos 👏👏👏 I love the picture of the blue sky, the peacock and my favourite flower tulips 🌷🌷🌷 ( Have you seen blue tulips over there? ) ☺️😇
    Have a happy and great weekend. 💙💎

    • Glad you enjoyed the tour, I always try to find the best photos I can online. I have never seen blue tulips, Hope you are having a spectacular weekend.

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