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Ozark-St. Francis National Forests

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Address: Russellville, AR

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A Rugged Retreat

A beautiful change of scenery from Texas. It was quiet, secluded, and a rugged breath of fresh air from everyday stresses.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2012
Sera W
Gatesville, Texas
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Gatesville, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2012

A beautiful change of scenery from Texas. It was quiet, secluded, and a rugged breath of fresh air from everyday stresses.

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Bay City, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

The various national forests/state forests tend to run together in AR, but they sure do provide some awesome scenery and quiet places to explore. We drove through different sections of this national forest on our drive up Scenic Highway 7. We saw some sandstone bluffs, some streams/rivers, some wonderful vistas (often with turnouts) and a few deer. We made a... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2011

We drove the Great River Road through the forest and were treated the whole way with wildlife, water, and trees. A deer darted in front of us at one point, and we also saw a fox. In one area the water was almost up to the road. Not very far into the area was Mississippi River State Park, which has... More 

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