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 ...
... us a 16 mile day of only trail walking. Not attempting the yo-yo was decided today as well as a record breaking run for the next two days to Tyler Bend.
We Forced camp on the trail at mile marker 141. This was the worst campsite of the trip :(
Day 11: 18 miles
Camped just past mile marker 159, 1 mile before the start of Woolum rd. We absolutely did not want to get caught on Woolum road in the dark.. Not after my last encounter ...
... cool with a touch of heat...I love to feel the warmth on me..so the day was perfect.
We walked into the Deli Bakery on the Square and were greeted immediately by the lady at the register with a smile ...
Other places to stay in Ponca
Ark. 43, Ponca | Lodgefrom $750