Travel Blogs from Ponca
... 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! ...
... really becoming the partner I had hoped he would be. We passed goats and cattle and he was curious but never scared. I just love quarter horses - so sensible - just so much fun to ride. He's becoming more balanced and more comfortable to ride every day. We did a two and a half hour trail ride all over the 700 plus acres - lots of hills and ponds - gorgeous! When I returned, Travis and I bathed quince, fed ...
Other places to stay in Ponca
Ark. 43, Ponca | Lodgefrom $750