Cedar Crest Lodge
Travel Blogs from Ponca
... br> 2/15/14
Day 5: 12.5 miles - 2000ft of elevation gain
Camped just past mile marker 66
Day 6: 13 miles
Camped at Hignite Hollow
Day 7: 15 miles
Camped at Lick Creek - This campsite was easily the best campsite of the whole trip. Pristine pools of water flowed right by the campsite. We made camp with an hour of sunlight left. A campfire was made, and with it our spirits lifted.
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.
... realized that our map was not good enough, many of the roads we wanted to go down were gravel and we didn't have cell service O.o Using our keen sense of direction we found our way through the heart of the Ozarks and to the western area cut by a highway.
Not wanting to be two ladies alone in the middle of the Ozarks in the dark we headed to the closest state park to call it a night. Devil's ...
... sign and the third falls that sometimes goes away when the water flow is low was there! It was beautiful. The falls are on the Buffalo National River Wilderness Area near Camp Orr. I can't seem to find any definite information on how tall they are, but we guess at least 80 ft. The pool at the base of the falls is the most beautiful bright green color. It was totally worth the trouble we took to find the falls. These falls were ...
... Arkansas. Home of WalMart. Indeed, the Buffalo River seems to not be the only thing that flows out of here. All I needed was an afternoon in a Chevy Impala rental car to discover the source of the human effluvia that washes down out of the hills and onto the set of the Jerry Springer show.
I wonder if these folks arrive at Jerry's studio in Stamford, CT feeling as out of place as I do in their own backyard. This is just ...