Travel Blogs from Ponca
... We then set the frame into the raft. We have a metal frame that fits down in the raft. This holds the oar guide's seat and the oars themselves. Once we set this in the raft, we use raft straps to hold it onto the raft. After getting the frame in the raft, we tie the chair onto the frame and get the oars set. We now have to tie our gear into the raft with raft straps. It typically takes about 20-30 minutes to do all this if the raft is already blown ...
... liked these trails better than Hawksbill Crag.
Alum Cave Natural Bridge
Getting here requires taking "The Twisted Lady Route," which is named in honor of the famous outlaw Belle Starr who was known as “the Twisted Lady.”
History Lesson: Belle used the old mountain trail that is now Highway 327 to visit her ...
... the Buffalo River Outfitters. Be sure to follow the signs all the way to Camp Orr Boy Scout Camp--no signs on road for the falls.
Low Gap Café (Hwy-74)
Great porch overlooking the mountains; lots of cute canoe decorations.
Burger & fries, fantastic; chicken fettuccini, very good.
Hummingbird pie ...
Only about an hour's drive south to Harrison on 65, which is a nice four-lane highway.
Harrison is a very busy town; larger than anticipated; lots of traffic; streets right up to the curb.
Harrison Village Campground RV Park
Owners are such a nice, helpful couple.
Gravel road and sites, which are very close to each ...
... no protection from the wind up here, and most of the trees have already had their tops broken off by the ice storm a few years past. Camping here was key to making an early resupply run to the post office 1.5 miles down the road the next morning.
Day 10: 16 miles
We set out down the road for our resupply at the post office and within 1/10 of a mile a kind gentleman picked us up and ran us to and from the post office! Yes! ...
Other places to stay in Ponca
Highway 43, Ponca | Lodgefrom $750