From Norman to Lake Ouachita

posted by rexnelson on March 19th, 2019

We head from Norman to Lake Ouachita to complete this Saturday in the south part of the Ouachita Mountains.

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To the Cossatot and back

posted by rexnelson on March 15th, 2019

We head west out of Glenwood and make it all the way to the banks of the upper Cossatot River in Howard County. We then double back to Glenwood and take Highway 8 into Montgomery County.

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From Arkadelphia to Glenwood

posted by rexnelson on March 7th, 2019

It’s time to explore the southern part of the Ouachita Mountains. In the first part of the series, we head west out of Arkadelphia on Arkansas Highway 8.

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From Mountain View to Heber Springs

posted by rexnelson on February 27th, 2019

We head from Mountain View to Heber Springs as our trip south on Arkansas Highway 5 concludes.

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From Calico Rock to Mountain View

posted by rexnelson on February 19th, 2019

We leave Calico Rock, cross the White River and head south to Mountain View, the folk music and mountain folkways capital of the South.

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From Norfork to Calico Rock

posted by rexnelson on February 14th, 2019

The trip south on Arkansas Highway 5 continues as we enter Izard County and head to Calico Rock.

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From Mountain Home to Norfork

posted by rexnelson on February 13th, 2019

We continue our trip south on Arkansas Highway 5, making it from Mountain Home to Norfork.

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The Baxter County boom

posted by rexnelson on February 8th, 2019

We begin our trip south on Arkansas Highway 5 at Mountain Home, the county seat of Baxter County.

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The new Fort Smith

posted by rexnelson on January 25th, 2019

Fort Smith long was known as a blue-collar town — the manufacturing center of Arkansas. Things are changing in the state’s second-largest city.

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From Waldron to Fort Smith

posted by rexnelson on January 23rd, 2019

We quickly enter Sebastian County as we continue north on U.S. Highway 71. Our trip ends at Fort Smith, the state’s second-largest city.

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