From Interstate 40 at exit 107 (Highway 95) in Morrilton, travel north on 95 approximately 12 miles to Highway 124 west, located just north of the community of Wonderview. Turn left onto Highway 124. Continue west on Highway 124 for approximately 14 miles to Appleton. Turn right onto Tate Street / Evans Mountain Road and go north approximately 5 miles to Grapevine Road (NFM 1301, also sometimes shown as White Oak Mountain Road or Pope County Road 50) . Go west on Grapevine Road approximately 1.2 miles till you reach a three-way intersection with Blue Hole Road (NFM 1329) and Peterman Tower Road. Turn right on Blue Hole Road which heads northeast down the less traveled, non-graded road.
This portion of the Ozark National Forest is a favorite with hikers, trail riders, canoeists, kayakers, and just about anyone that loves the outdoors. There are several mountain streams, including the Buffalo National River, that offer challenges to both the novice and more experienced boatmen. It’s also a spectacular area to go trail riding, whether it be in a 4WD vehicle, on a horse, or on (or in) an ATV.
This trail winds its way down the north side of White Mountain to a stream that forms several waterfalls along its length. It ends at the headwaters of Hurricane Creek at Wolf Den Hollow. The destination is the attraction here, so don’t worry about stopping much along the way. Once you get to the stream, take your time and browse up and down it and you’ll be pleased to find pools, falls, stone outcroppings, streamside ferns and lots of wildlife.
There are miles of offroad trails open to motor vehicles in this portion of the national forest, but please be sure to consult the Big Piney Ranger District Motor Vehicle Use Map to verify the status of the trails.
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Arkansas Waterfalls GPS
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