Travel Blogs from Jasper
After the caves, we get back on the Scenic Seven Byway. This is a beautiful drive with a lot of great views. We see mountains, valleys, trees, and at towards the end we're almost raped by ghosts (or maybe we're just paranoid). Check out the pictures.
Ozark National Forest! Happy 4th!
We arrived in the Ozarks about mid day on the 4th of July. Totally forgetting everyone was on holiday our stop by the information station was less than fruitful and we drove down the winding scenic roads and enjoyed the view.
The Forest was clearly fully utilized as the ...
... part of the trip. Once we'd had time to take it all in we decided it was time to make the treacherous trip back up the dirt road to town.
When we arrived back in Jasper we stopped for Pizza at the Ozark Cafe. The cafe has been in operation for 100+ years and is decorated in historical memorabilia. The pizza was great. After dinner we decided it was time to head home.
We made it back to Wichita Falls by 10:00 pm.
... my city jaded mind got to thinking what is the catch here but I noticed he was wearing a Buffalo River volunteer baseball cap.
I believe his name is Ken and he was very helpful about the area and pointed me in the direction of a trail to take me high above the river along the limestone bluffs. I walked under the blazing sun to where he said this little known trail would start but I couldn't find it. So I walked all ...
... trunks, but that's not on the to do l list for the day. Had the last everything bagel today for lunch... mmm.
Its gonna be a cold night! So we are all snuggled into the 4 person tents (the four girls that is). So tonight I was reading in the tent and missed soup. Natalie told me it was ready, I came over with my bowl and... Rick tells ...