Arkansas is known for its natural resources since the place has roughly around 50 national and state parks. In fact, Arkansas is also referred to as the Natural State.
A tourist will never run out of beautiful places to visit in this state.
Arkansas National Parks
Blanchard Springs Caverns
The Blanchard Springs Caverns is considered as one of the most breathtaking underground cave system. It is under the administration of the USDA Forest service and boasts of walkways that are lighted. The walkways are leading to gorgeous formations. Just near is the Blanchard Springs.
Greers Ferry Lake
Greers Ferry Lake can be found in between two springsâ€”Clinton and Herber. It is also the third biggest lake among the Ozark Mountains given that it has 31,500 acres. The Greers Ferry Dam provides some very ice-cold water to the Little Red River. Visitors of Greers Ferry Dam can engage in some trout fishing.
Buffalo National River
The Buffalo National River declared as a national river in 1972, the first in the US. This place contains limestone bluffs and has a wide wilderness area. Tourists can go horseback riding, fishing as well as rock climbing.
Mammoth Spring State Park
The water from the Mammoth Spring State Park flows at around nine million gallons at 58 degrees per hour. The water flows to create some 10 acre lakes before it reaches the Spring River which is a popular tourist spot for canoeing and fishing.
Eureka springs can be found in the Ozark mountain town and boasts of great architecture. This is also another favorite tourist destination given that it has some caves and houses the Blue Spring Heritage Center and Gardens. Eureka Spring was given the distinction by the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s as one of the Dozen Distinction Destination.