Ozark Mountains Getaway
The Ozark Mountains located in northern Arkansas and southwest Missouri provide an array of outdoor experiences full of natural wonders amid awe-inspiring scenery replete with stunning views of rugged mountain ranges, sparkling rivers, lakes and waterfalls, caves, lush green forests and more. There are hundreds of miles to explore and enjoy.
The Ozark Mountains is a special place with many activities and attractions that the whole family can enjoy from world class trout fishing, water skiing, hiking, horseback riding, canoeing, caving, kayaking, scenic drives, swimming or golfing on pristine courses to wildlife viewing and photography.
For those who enjoy a more leisurely pace, there are mountain villages to explore and shop and museums such as the Ozark Center State Park in Mountain View, AR, the folk music capital of the world, where history, mountain crafts and culture are preserved and come to life. Visit the state parks where you can enjoy the music festivals, craft fairs, pottery-making or blacksmithing activities. There are also dinner-music theaters that offer excellent entertainment and dining. For more information, visit Ozark Folk Center website.
If your travels take you to North Arkansas, then you’ll not want to miss the spectacular living cave-the Blanchard Spring Caverns located deep in the Arkansas Ozark National Forest. You’ll be amazed at the natural spring that helps form Mirror Lake. There are 3 different cave tours that one can choose from to explore and there are educational programs, hiking trails, picnicking, wildlife and many more activities for the young at heart.
The Ozarks provide a uniquely special experience that you will treasure for a lifetime. There are national and state park that provide ample campground facilities as well as numerous private campgrounds that offer quality conveniences and beautiful recreation areas. For additional information, visit these websites: OzarkGateway.com and Ozark Mount Region State Park Campgrounds.