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Ozark-St. Francis National Forests

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Beautiful Drive

Wonderful drive, breathtaking views, beautiful trees. We had a great time driving through the... read more

Reviewed September 11, 2018
Kathy R H
Chelsea, OK

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

Reviewed January 22, 2018
Fritz K
Russellville, United States
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Reviewed September 11, 2018

Wonderful drive, breathtaking views, beautiful trees. We had a great time driving through the National Forest and seeing this part of the country. I recommend it to anyone who likes to be in the car and see wondrous nature.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed January 22, 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

Date of experience: May 2017
4  Thank Fritz K
Reviewed November 10, 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.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Deb_traveller
Reviewed October 2, 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.

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank Michael W
Reviewed July 20, 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

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank Valedc03ls
Reviewed July 15, 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

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank bryonia2015
Reviewed June 7, 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.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed March 23, 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.

Date of experience: August 2016
3  Thank Michelle M
Reviewed January 18, 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.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank 365JaneB2014
Reviewed October 8, 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

Date of experience: October 2016
5  Thank Melisha M
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