Hawksbill Crag aka Whitaker Point

March 15, 2020 by Corey A. Edwards

Hawksbill Crag aka Whitaker PointHawksbill Crag, also known as Whitaker Point, is one of Arkansas’ must-see outdoor attractions. The natural formation, located in Ozark National Forest, juts out from the bluff, some 150 feet above the forested valley floor below.

Whitaker Point is a popular natural area near the Upper Buffalo Wilderness Area, just inside Ozark National Forest.

The iconic formation is one of the most photographed points in Arkansas and has been featured in many publications. The stunning view over the river valley is particularly affecting in spring and fall.

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Experience Caroling In The Caverns at Blanchard Springs Caverns!

November 17, 2017 by Corey A. Edwards

Caroling in the Caverns at Blanchard Springs CavernsIf you’ve never experienced Caroling In The Caverns at Blanchard Springs Caverns, you’re missing out on one of the most unusual and stirring holiday attractions in the country! November 24th through December 17th, 2017.

Blanchard Springs Caverns, located just north of Mountain View, AR in Ozark National Forest, is an incredible, living cave that is always worth a visit. Once the end-of-the-year holidays roll around, however things really heat up with Caroling In The Caverns.

During Caroling In The Caverns, local musicians perform regional interpretations of classic carols. That may sound more typical than amazing but that’s because I haven’t mentioned that they perform these carols while deep within Blanchard Springs Caverns!

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Discover Arkansas’ Glory Hole Falls

May 27, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Arkansas' Glory Hole FallsOne of the most unique waterfalls in Arkansas – or anywhere! – Glory Hole Falls in Newton County is formed by a stream that flows through an improbable hole in the ceiling of an overhang cave in Ozark National Forest.

Arkansas is riddled with caves and interesting rock formations but few compete with Glory Hole Falls for uniqueness. Glory Hole Falls tumbles around 30 feet down, through a hole in the otherwise solid stone, that the flow of the water has made over the centuries.

The trailhead for Glory Hole Falls Trail is located in the Big Piney District of the Ozark National Forest, off of Highway 16, exactly 6.3 miles north of Fallsville or 2.3 miles south of the 16/21 junction near Swain.

While there is no official trailhead for Glory Hole Falls, it can be easily found by looking for a red barn on the north side of the road with a large white “E” on its side. The trail is on the right (south) side of the road, about .5 miles east of this barn landmark.

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