Well, Whiskey Chute….

May 2, 2016 After the big rainstorms this past weekend and knowing it could be one of the last waterfall excursions we could take this year, I really wanted to go see Whiskey Chute in all it’s glory.  Tim Ernst’s picture in the book is breathtaking and I wanted to see this for myself!  The…

Cabin Falls to Maidenhair Falls

April 15, 2016 Today we decided to tackle another spot that got us the first time.  There is a trail to 9 waterfalls literally right off of Hwy 7 about 15 miles North of Dover.  You park on the side of the highway past Mack’s Pines where the power lines cut through the National Forest….

All Over Jasper

April 16, 2016 I am writing this blog a tad bit late….on April 11th Pops and I embarked on another journey, this time about 30 miles past where we usually roam.  I drove this time to give Pops a break.  While looking down at the map he started to get carsick.  Our plan was to…

Forked Mountain

April 7, 2016 For #tbt I am taking it back to the mountain that got us the first time.  Forked Mountain, you devil.  Technically, Forked Mountain is in the Ouachitas, but it’s a great story so I have to tell y’all all about it.  Most of the places we visit are on rugged logging roads and…

Buzzard Roost and Pilot Rock Mountain Road

March 28, 2016 Pops and I began another adventure today.  This time to somewhere he’s always wanted to go…Buzzard Roost.  All the directions in the book and on All Trails told us how to get there from Pelsor.  Dad knew there had to be a better way from our end of the Ozarks, so we…

Disclaimer

My dad and I hike once a week to different places according to Tim Ernst’s directions.  I in no way am responsible if you fall and break something because you wanted to see it for yourself.  Some of the places we visit are extremely dangerous and cliffs are involved.  If you have small children, I…

North Fork Illinois Bayou and Native American Falls

March 22, 2016 Today the pops and I decided to take more of a driving tour, so we thought.  We’ve been wanting to see the North Fork and South Fork Falls along North Fork Road, just North of Dover.  Once we reach Scottsville it is a scenic drive up 164N which eventually turns into Granny Gap 1…