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    Top Spots in and near Mountain View

    • Batesville, Arkansas

      Climb at Jamestown Crag

      5.0
      Jamestown Crag is just a few minutes south of Batesville and is one of the largest, most exposed areas of Atoka sandstone in Northeast Arkansas. There are 70+ well bolted sport routes ranging in difficulty from 5.5 to 5.13. The crag offers many top rope and lead routes, the tallest of which being...
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    • Heber Springs, Arkansas

      Sulphur Creek Trail

      9.1 mi / 180 ft gain
      The Sulphur Creek trail in Heber Springs is a multi-use trail that is approximately 9.1 miles point-to-point. The trail primarily follows the Right of Way of the old M&NA railroad lines through the community of Heber Springs.The majority of the trail is a 10-foot wide paved asphalt trail that...
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    • Heber Springs, Arkansas

      Paddle the Little Red River

      The Little Red starts at the base of Greers Ferry Dam. This river is crystal clear and is stocked with trout. Water temperature stays at around 46° F, so there is always a dense fog over the water creating a beautiful gloss over the area. Over time pieces of mountain have made their way down in a...
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    • Flippin, Arkansas

      Fly Fish the White River

      5.0
      Spend a week or weekend trout fishing on the world famous White River, located in north central Arkansas.The White River is a tailwater of Bull Shoals Lake, and is known worldwide as the “Capital of Trout Fishing.” Its beautiful banks are lined with fishing resorts that offer cabins, boat rentals...
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    • Witts Springs, Arkansas

      Hike to Punchbowl Falls

      3.2
      4 mi / -600 ft gain
      Go in the early Fall or late Spring! You start off on the Ozark Highland Trail. As you start walking along the trail you can see where people have slept the night before. Camping is acceptable out here, you do not have to pay, but the downside is that the closest town is about an hour away so if ...
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    • Witts Springs, Arkansas

      Richland Creek Campground Trail

      5.0
      3.53 mi / 292 ft gain
      Richland Creek Campground Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Witts Springs, Arkansas.
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    • Witts Springs, Arkansas

      Richland Falls and Twin Falls of Richland Creek

      4.0
      4.8 mi / 472 ft gain
      The hike to Richland Falls and Twin Falls of Richland creek begins at the Richland Creek Campground. From the entrance of the campground take the road to the right heading to the day use area.  The trailhead is found at the end of the day use area. The trail immediately begins with a crossing of...
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    • Witts Springs, Arkansas

      Camp at Richland Creek Campground

      5.0
      This is one of my favorite places to camp in Arkansas. Once you get there you can hike to Twin Falls or Sandstone Castle, or explore the numerous cascades along Richland Creek. It's a relatively small campground with 11 campsites, but has a lot of places to hang hammocks and also offers a picnic ...
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    • Witts Springs, Arkansas

      Hike to Twin Falls in the Richland Creek Wilderness Area

      4.0
      5 mi / 200 ft gain
      This hike begins at Richland Creek Campground. There's a trace trail that begins from the lowest walk-in campsites and continues along Richland Creek as you head back towards the waterfall. Parking and trailhead coordinates are 35.79839, -92.95774. It's not quite a bushwhack, but it's still a pre...
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    • Witts Springs, Arkansas

      Backpack to the Sandstone Castles

      5.0
      8 mi / 1000 ft gain
      From the Richland Creek campground, Twin Falls is an approximate 3 mile hike followed by another mile (give or take) to the "Castles". Directly above a small camping area on top of Twin Falls there begins a more primitive trail up the center on the ridge that will take you straight to the enormou...
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    • Witts Springs, Arkansas

      Six Finger Falls

      5.0
      0.03 mi / 0 ft gain
      Six Finger Falls is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Witts Springs, Arkansas.
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    • Sand Gap, Arkansas

      Relax at Falling Water Falls

      5.0
      This is definitely a hidden gem located in the middle of nowhere. This waterfall is literally on the side of the road, which makes for a great place to stop and have lunch. During the summer it doubles as a swimming hole and great place to chill. Getting there: Take Hwy. 16 east from Pelsor (loc...
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    • Witts Springs, Arkansas

      Falling Water Scenic Drive

      5.0
      15.52 mi / 1542 ft gain
      Falling Water Scenic Drive is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Pelsor, Arkansas.
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    Camping and Lodging in Mountain View

    Blanchard Springs Recreation Area
    Mountain View, Arkansas

    Blanchard Springs Recreation Area

    Narrows (Ar)
    Higden, Arkansas

    Narrows (Ar)

    Old Highway 25
    Tumbling Shoals, Arkansas

    Old Highway 25

    Dam Site(Greers Ferry)
    Tumbling Shoals, Arkansas

    Dam Site(Greers Ferry)

    John F Kennedy
    Heber Springs, Arkansas

    John F Kennedy

    Heber Springs
    Heber Springs, Arkansas

    Heber Springs

    Guides, Insights and Stories from Mountain View

    The Ben Nevis Summit Definitely Belongs on Your Scottish Highland Adventure List

    The Ben Nevis Summit Definitely Belongs on Your Scottish Highland Adventure List

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    How to Get Your Friends Hooked on Camping

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    Are You Still Using a Foam Sleeping Pad? Here's Why You Should Upgrade

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