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Hawksbill Crag aka Whitaker Point

March 15, 2020 by Corey A. Edwards

Hawksbill Crag aka Whitaker PointHawksbill Crag, also known as Whitaker Point, is one of Arkansas’ must-see outdoor attractions. The natural formation, located in Ozark National Forest, juts out from the bluff, some 150 feet above the forested valley floor below.

Whitaker Point is a popular natural area near the Upper Buffalo Wilderness Area, just inside Ozark National Forest.

The iconic formation is one of the most photographed points in Arkansas and has been featured in many publications. The stunning view over the river valley is particularly affecting in spring and fall.

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Go With The Flow on Arkansas’ Buffalo National River

August 22, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Arkansas' Buffalo National River

Big Bluff on Arkansas’ Buffalo National River

Arkansas’ Buffalo River is so beautiful and special that Congress designated it as America’s first national river: Buffalo National River!

The Buffalo River is around 150 miles long with nearly 95,000 acres of public land to its name. The river issues from the Boston Mountains, atop the Ozark Plateau. From here, it flows east through the heart of the Ozarks until joining the White River. The Buffalo River was scheduled to be dammed prior to receiving national park status. This would have permanently destroyed much of its beauty.

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