Lodging, Recreation, & Fishing Info
In addition to our lakes and rivers you will find
lots to do in the Ozarks.
Fun Things To Do
- Mountain Village 1890 - Ark. 178 1011 C9 Woods Blvd.,
Bull Shoals. A working village from the last century, complete with authentic structures,
frontier characters, and caverns. 870-445-7177.
- Ozark Folk Center
- Ark. 5-9-14, Mountain View. "Living museum" state park re-creates the music
and skills of the last century. Quilting, furniture making, blacksmithing, pottery,
woodworking and 20 other skills demonstrated; traditional mountain concerts staged
Apr-Oct; restaurant, lodge, gift shop. 870-269-3871 800-264-3655 for
- Top O' The Ozarks Tower - From the tower you can
look out over a panorama of Bull Shoals Lake, the White River and more than a million
acres of beautiful Ozark Mountain scenery. A modern elevator takes you to the top, which
has both open and enclosed observation areas. Come enjoy the most beautiful view in
- Wolf House - Ark. 5, Norfork. Overlooking the White
River, the Wolf House was built in the early 1800s and is believed to be the oldest
two-story log structure in Arkansas. Furnished with primitive antiques.
Caves and Caverns
Springs Caverns - Ark. 14 North, Mountain View. Ranked among the 10 most
outstanding in North America; the only cave system in the US developed and operated by the
U.S. Forest Service. Open year-round, the massive underground spectacle offers two guided
tours during the warm seasons and one in winter. 870-757-2211.
- Bull Shoals Caverns - Ark. 178, Bull Shoals. Claims
formations millions of years in the making; the site has been used by prehistoric natives,
Civil War soldiers and moonshiners. 800-445-7177.
- Hurricane River Cave - U.S. 65 South, Harrison. Known
for its 45-foot waterfall at the entrance. The remains of prehistoric bears and a
saber-toothed tiger have been found among the cavern's ancient calcite formations.
- Mystic Caverns
- Ark. Scenic 7 Byway South, Harrison. Has two beautiful caves. The upper level
features huge formations; lower level is in pristine state. Mineral museum, gift shop.
- Ozark National Forest - Ark. 14 North, Mountain View.
Some 130,000 acres of hardwood forests, spring-fed creeks, two adjoining rivers, grassy
meadows, limestone bluffs and caverns make up the Sylamore District. Campsites at
Blanchard Springs, Gunner Pool, Barkshed; hiking, horseback riding. 870-757-2211.
- Ozark Highlands National Recreation Trail - This
overnight backpacking or day use trail roams 178 miles through Ozark National Forest to
Buffalo National River. Winds along mountaintops, bluffs, forests and streams.
- Ozark Mountain Bicycle Trails
http://norfork.com/cycling/ - The Pigeon Creek
Stacked Loop Mountain biking & hiking trails System on Norfork Lake. This trail system
is maintained by the Twin Lakes Bicycle Club.
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