Girls at an Arkansas swimming hole

Hiking to Richland Creek Falls in Arkansas

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you click through and make a purchase, I earn a small commission at no extra cost to you! I was lucky enough to get out to one of my favorite places in Arkansas this past weekend-- the Richland Creek Wilderness. If you're okay with a little bushwhacking and … Continue reading Hiking to Richland Creek Falls in Arkansas

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Blanchard Springs, AR: The Perfect Summer Getaway

I live in central Arkansas, so I know how firsthand how brutal summer can be. This past week we had temperatures in the high 90's with near-100% humidity. In that kind of weather, there's not a lot you can do outdoors. Luckily, I have a remedy-- Blanchard Springs. I can't think of any other nearby destination that has so much to offer in the hottest months.

Hiking Indian Creek to Eye of the Needle (Buffalo River, AR)

I was lucky enough to get to join the Arkansas Nature Lovers' group (find them on Facebook!) on May 5th this year on a hike up Indian Creek to the Eye of the Needle. (Most of the photos below from the hike were taken by the group leader, Jeff Johnson. Thanks again, Jeff!) I absolutely … Continue reading Hiking Indian Creek to Eye of the Needle (Buffalo River, AR)