The BOC Blog - Buffalo River Hiking

Hiking the Pedestal Rocks Trail

Hiking the Pedestal Rocks Trail

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.

20 Cures for the Buffalo River Shutdown Blues

20 Cures for the Buffalo River Shutdown Blues

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!