Buffalo River Handbook

Author: Kenneth L. Smith

Publisher: University of Arkansas Press

ISBN: 9780912456232

Category: Nature

Page: 436

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Ken Smith's life-long accumulation of knowledge about the Buffalo River country, including complete trail and river guides and a fascinating sourcebook for geology and history of the Buffalo river area. All in a compact size, with more than 170 photos, maps, and diagrams. Coordinated with National Geographic Maps, Trails Illustrated. Ken Smith is the author-photographer of The Buffalo River Country, the Ozark Society Foundation classic now in its ninth printing.
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Ozark Highlands Trail Guide

Author: Tim Ernst

Publisher: Cloudland.Net

ISBN: 9781882906390

Category: Travel

Page: 136

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This is the bible for OHT hikers. There is a complete mile-by-mile description of this 165-mile trail, which has been rated as one of the Top-Ten hiking trails in the United States. The book has eight maps and elevation profiles, nine mileage logs, information on campgrounds, trailhead parking areas, hunting and fishing, scenic spots, historical features, a month-by-month weather guide, plus lots of info that you'll need to hike this wonderful trail. Now includes separate maps and complete descriptions of five connecting trails too, PLUS a map and complete description of the newest section of the OHT - the Sylamore Section, a 31-mile stretch that was constructed in early 2003. The foreword was written by former Senator Dale Bumpers. The book itself was written by Tim Ernst, who has been involved with the trail project since its beginning.
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Buffalo River Hiking Trails

Author: Tim Ernst

Publisher: Cloudland.Net

ISBN: 9781882906406

Category: Nature

Page: 136

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This bestselling guide (#4 - updated September, 2010)) has complete descriptions of over 30 hiking trails in the Buffalo River Area (including Hawksbill Crag). These trails range in length from less than a half mile, to more than twenty miles. There are even descriptions of how to get to some of the most scenic spots that don't have developed trails to them. It contains 25 maps, many mileage logs and elevation profiles, information on camping, bugs, trailhead parking areas, scenic spots, area history, a complete month-by-month weather guide, tips on equipment, plus a whole lot more. The foreword was written by the late Neil Compton, the man who led the fight to save the Buffalo River. This book is the perfect companion for anyone who wants to hike in the Buffalo area for an afternoon, or for an entire week. Written by Tim Ernst, who lives in the Buffalo River area and hikes its trails nearly every day.
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Ouachita Trail Guide

Author: Tim Ernst

Publisher: Cloudland.Net

ISBN: 9781882906437

Category: Nature

Page: 136

View: 7283

This updated guide (4th edition - published April 2006) contains ten maps, elevation profiles and complete walking descriptions of this 223-mile trail - the longest hiking trail in the region (it runs from Talimena State Park in Oklahoma to Pinnacle Mountain State Park near Little Rock). It contains all the information that you need to have a safe and enjoyable hike. The Ouachita Trail has been improving over the years, and Tim Ernst details all of it, including the new trail shelters that have been built. It also pinpoints, on the maps and in the text, all of the reliable water sources along the trail, which are of extreme importance. The foreword was written by Ouachita Trail guru and famed outdoorsman Jim Rawlins. This guidebook is a must for anyone hiking the Ouachita Trail-don't hit the trail without it! This guidebook was produced in cooperation with the Friends of The Ouachita Trail (FoOT) and the U.S. Forest Service.
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Buffalo River Country

Author: Kenneth L. Smith

Publisher: University of Arkansas Press

ISBN: 9780912456027

Category: Nature

Page: 176

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This best-selling book is a timeless narrative of floating the Buffalo National River and roaming its hinterlands, all the while reflecting on its scenery, geology, flora, fauna, history, and archaeology.
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Hiking the Big South Fork

Author: Brenda G. Deaver,Jo Anna Smith,Howard R. Duncan

Publisher: Univ. of Tennessee Press

ISBN: 9781572330313

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 255

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Now in its third edition, Hiking the Big South Fork is packed with up-to-date information on the trails of the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area in Tennessee and Kentucky. The book combines numerous details about the natural history of the area with fascinating tidbits of folklore and legend to provide an interpretive guide to the trails. The authors have walked, measured, and rated every hiking trail, and, for this edition, they include information about trails in the adjoining Pickett State Park and Forest. The book features detailed maps; checklists of mammals, birds, and wildflowers; and valuable advice on safety, park rules and regulations, and accommodations. The trail descriptions include difficulty ratings, distance and time information, notes on accommodations and special considerations, and detailed mileage indicators to keep hikers informed of their progress and to clarify points of confusion. Also included is a handy chart designed for backpackers who wish to combine trails for longer excursions. Strollers, hikers, and backpackers looking for a less-crowded alternative to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park will enjoy discovering this beautiful, rugged National Park Service area. Only a ninety-minute drive northwest of Knoxville, the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area is easily reached in half a day or less from Louisville, Nashville, Chattanooga, and Atlanta.
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Ozark Whitewater

A Paddler's Guide to the Mountain Streams of Arkansas and Missouri

Author: Tom Kennon

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780897320658

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 260

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Arkansas Waterfalls Guidebook

How to Find 133 Spectacular Waterfalls and Cascades in the Natural State

Author: Tim Ernst

Publisher: Cloudland.Net

ISBN: 9781882906482

Category: Nature

Page: 304

View: 5726

"How to find 200+ spectacular waterfalls & cascades in 'The Natural State'"--Cover.
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Best Easy Day Hikes Buffalo

Author: Randi Minetor

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0762762810

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 112

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Now there's a book that provides the best of the best: the top twenty trails for a short walk, a longer hike or an all-day adventure. Best Easy Day Hikes: Buffalo chooses the trails that lead to the most panoramic views, and that wind through the prettiest woods and meadows and into the most interesting natural areas in Erie, Niagara and Genesee Counties. Urban trails, river walks, converted rail rights-of-way and park paths are just some of the wonderful walking experiences you'll find right here in Greater Buffalo—selected for you by a lifetime upstate New York resident, professional travel writer and active area birder. It's time to rediscover Buffalo from the outside!
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Hiking Ozarks

A Guide to the Area's Greatest Hiking Adventures

Author: Tanner JD,Emily Ressler-Tanner

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493010468

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 232

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Outdoor enthusiasts looking for hiking trails across a variety of difficulty levels in the Ozarks.
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Swimming Holes of the Ozarks

A Guide to 85 Great Places to Cool Off in Arkansas and Missouri

Author: Glenn W. Wheeler

Publisher: Cloudland Publishing

ISBN: 9781882906512

Category: Nature

Page: 192

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This is a brand new guidebook and the first by Harrison resident and Ozark native Glenn Wheeler. Glenn grew up on the Buffalo River and spent many years exploring dozens of gorgeous swimming holes there, and knows the area quite well. And now he has spent much of the past two years searching out the very best old-time swimming holes in the Ozark Mountains of Arkansas and Missouri - the ones that are out of the way and uncrowded, and just perfect for a cool dip on a hot summer day. He details 85 of the best holes in this book, and includes a photo, map, GPS, and complete driving/hiking directions for each location, plus local information, saftey tips, and more. All of the swimming holes are located on public property or private areas with public access, and are easy to get to - most of them you can drive right to. They are located on scenic creeks, streams, rivers, and small lakes.
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Paddling the Ozarks

A Guide to the Area's Greatest Paddling Adventures

Author: Mike Bezemek

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1493025430

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 237

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With gushing springs, clear-water streams, lush hardwood forests, and limestone bluffs rising hundreds of feet, the Ozarks offer enough paddling to fill a lifetime, including seven streams in the National Wild & Scenic Rivers system and three rivers protected by national parks. Paddling the Ozarks details 40 of the region's best paddling trips—classic floats, hidden gems, scenic lakes, and challenging whitewater. Waterways ranging from southern Missouri to northern Arkansas to Oklahoma’s Cookson Hills with year-round classics like the Current River, Jacks Fork, NF White, and Eleven Point make this the essential guide to paddling the Ozarks. Paddling the Ozarks reveals that what some call flyover country is better described as paddle-through. Look inside to find: GPS coordinates for every put-in/takeout Detailed river descriptions Maps showing access points and river miles Level of difficulty, optimal flows, rapids, and other hazards
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Arkansas Dayhikes for Kids & Families

105 Easy Trails in "The Natural State"

Author: Tim Ernst,Amber Ernst

Publisher: Cloudland.Net

ISBN: 9781882906680

Category: Nature

Page: 128

View: 9547

This is a brand new guidebook by Tim's wife, Pam, that details 105 short and easy dayhiking trails all across Arkansas. There is a map, "hot dog" rating, and complete walking description for each trail, plus dozens of special kid tips from Amber Ernst (Pam and Tim's ten-year-old daughter), and woods lore from the Wise Old Owl. There is also a Scavenger Hunt where kids can get a free color patch just for hiking some of the trails and answering simple questions. Trails that are stroller and wheelchair accessible are noted. This is a perfect guidebook for kids of all ages, and for adults who just want an easier trail to hike on - especially great for grandparents! Includes trails in more than 30 state parks all over Arkansas, including in the eastern and southeastern parts of the state - plus trails in national forests and national parks, Arkansas Game & Fish areas, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineer lake parks. Some trails are paved, others are true wilderness trails - yet still short and easy to hike. There are wildlife trails, intrepretative trails, and historical trails too.
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