Looking for a new trail to explore in upper Buffalo River country? In this post, BOC's Rhonda Mills introduces you to the Pedestal Rocks Trail southeast of Ponca, where fantastically shaped stone towers reach skyward from the floor of the Ozark - St. Francis National Forest.
The upper Buffalo River news everyone has been waiting for has finally arrived---the official National Park Service word that the Lost Valley Trail has reopened!
Arkansas' most beloved hiking trail remains closed; however, the National Park Service has provided us with an encouraging update.
The shutdown is finally over, which means national parks across America are back open, including America's first national river!
Got a case of the Buffalo River Shutdown Blues? Here are 20 terrific suggestions for things to do in and around the Ponca area that are sure to cure your national park shutdown doldrums--- including plenty of terrific hiking trails to explore!