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“Pedestal Rocks Scenic Area” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ozark-St. Francis National Forests

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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65 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Pedestal Rocks Scenic Area”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2013

The scenic area consists of 2 hiking trails Pedestal Rocks (2.2 mi) and Kings Bluff (1.7 mi). Regardless of your hiking skills, it's worth the trip. You will see unique formations, called pedestals that were formed by weathering. Kings Bluff features a waterfall that flows over the ledge. The trail is located at the top of the Illinois Bayou River Drainage and offers great views and a history lesson in Arkansas geology.

At I-40 & 7 go north about 38 miles, Right onto Arkansas 16 for 6 miles. Sign for trailhead is on your right and there is a vault toilet.

Visited March 2013
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Lamar, Arkansas
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6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great Place to Camp.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2012

Live less than a mile away, Great deer and turkey hunting. Lots of creeks and wilderness camping. Has a new visitor center on Hwy 21 about 3 miles north of Clarksville.

Visited October 2012
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4 Thank andermac
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Van Buren, Arkansas
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152 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“Home away from home”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2012

I spend a lot of time in this area looking for places to hunt, fish and just relax. Dirt roads are inviting to me so 4 wheel drive is my security blanket and used when necessary.

Visited August 2012
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2 Thank jwh916
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Lawrence, Kansas
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181 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“Good place to visit but come prepared”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2012

Main Forest and trail options were huge. However unlike other outdoor parks, on-the-spot camping information and maps/directions were not readily available. Gas stations are old and spread out far from each other. Most importantly, Diesel is just as in demand in this place as Gasoline, so one can easily mistake one fuel pump for another when fueling a vehicle (so be vigilant when fueling in this area). Nice quiet hiking spots though.

Visited May 2012
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7 Thank M M
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London,Ky
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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“love Highway 7”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2012

Love to ride my Harley from Russellville to Jasper for breakfast or lunch at the Ozark Cafe in Jasper.

Visited April 2012
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1 Thank Gary S
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