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Big Striper On Norfork Lake Arkansas Near Mountain Home Out of Blackburns Resort

By BlackBurns Resort
Bink's Guide service Reports catching big stripers both morning and evening on Norfork Lake out of Blackburns Resort. The top water bite is beginning and should get better and better as the water warms. Check out and click on Scuba Steve's blog for details. Blackburns Resort has the best prices on both cabins and boat rentals and is closest to Mountain Home, dining and shopping. Be glad to have you.

How About Catching Some Of These At Blackburns Resort On Norfork Lake Arkansas Near Mountain Home?

By BlackBurns Resort
We are catching big fish everyday on Norfork Lake Arkansas Out of Blackburns Resort. Walleye, Stripers and Bass are all biting.  There is both a morning and night bite now. Blackburns Resort has the best prices on both cabins and boat rentals. Check out and click on Scuba Steve's Blog for details.  If you are not staying at Blackburns you are paying too much.

Blackburns Resort On Norfork Lake Has One Cabin Available For Bass Cat Invitational Tournament March 28-29

By BlackBurns Resort
It is shown above and is a three bedroom house, 2-full Baths, Big screened-In Porch With Extra Refrigerator and TV. It rents for $98/day and comes with a free boat stall. Blackburns is close to take off point and also close to good fishing. Call 800-635-0526 for a reservation. Regular 2-bedroom cabins are much more elsewhere. We are closest to Mountain Home, Dining and shopping. Bring the whole family.  

We are back!

By gilbertstore
Hello blogging world! We haven’t blogged in years, three to be exact! We know youhave just been beside yourself awaiting our next post! You sure are patient! We hope to change theblogging dry spell! Happy Monday! We ended a successful weekend with all of ourboats in the water! The river level is 3.5 near the Hwy 65 Bridge and all of ourfloaters made the most of every inch of water! This year marks the 40thanniversary of the Buffalo National River and we are celebrating this year instyle! Come on in and see us and help us make this year the best yet! -gilbert girl

182 Piece Arkansas Mineral Collection at Mystic Caverns - On Display in the Gift Shop - See It for Free!

By mysticcaverns
A few years ago, Mystic Caverns purchased an Arkansas mineral collection from Arkansas Geologist Meredith York. We then hired Eddie Estes to build a custom display case for the collection. The collection now consists of 182 unique Arkansas mineral specimens.       In this collection, we have a variety of Arkansas quartz. Below you will see a quartz cluster and a smokey quartz cluster.         Below are some of the more unusual quartz pieces that we have on display. The haystack quartz is one of the rarest and most beautiful pieces in the collection.       The next two photos include the only piece of Arkansas amethyst that we have....        Below are some examples of Wavelite....     Remember, you can see this collection for free in the gift shop at Mystic Caverns eight miles South of Harrison, Arkansas on Arkansas Scenic Byway 7.   Below, you will see a specimen of Hematite with Turgite on it that has a rainbow of spectacular colors!       One of my favorite minerals is the collection is the piece of dolomite below that looks like toasted coconut. The second one is Chalcopyrite in ...

89 Miles South of Mystic Caverns, Mt. Nebo State Park Offers Awesome Views!

By mysticcaverns
Photographs and Adventures From Mt. Nebo State Park   Located only 89 miles South of Mystic Caverns, Mt. Nebo is a family friendly inexpensive get-away. I spent this last weekend with my wife and children in Cabin #62 at Mt. Nebo State Park. The cabin was built by the CCC in the 1930's. It was rustic, but very nice. It had one bedroom with a queen bed, one bathroom, a kitchen, and a living area with two fold down futons. Saturday morning, I drove about .5 mile to Sunrise Point and took the following pictures:   During the day Saturday, I hiked to the waterfall not far from our cabin. Unfortunately, there hadn't been enough rain lately to have much flow. The picture below is of three young ladies from Little Rock underneath the waterfall. I saw some berries & wildflowers hiking with my children Saturday... The top of Mt. Nebo has beautiful sandstone rock... My daugter found what appears to be the fossil imprint of a tree in a piece of sandstone... Saturday Night while my wife and children were grilling in the backyard of our cabin, I took some pictures of the sunset... When we woke up Sunday ...

Blanchard Caverns Not Affected by Bats' White Nose Syndrome

By blanchard
There has been much media attention of late because of bats becoming afflicted with a new disease called white nose syndrome, or WNS. This disease threatens hibernating bats, and causes a white fungus to grow on their noses, ears, and wings. The affected bats leave their hibernation roosts in winter when their food source is unavailable and ultimately starve to death. This is important because bats are a major predator on insects, not just the ones that bother people but the ones that eat our crops. Bat speciesaffected by WNS are long-lived and have only one baby bat per year. Bat populations don't change widely in numbers over time, so it's unlikely the WNS-affected species will recover quickly. WNS was first seen in New York state in the winter of 2005-2006. Since then it has affected bats in New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia, and Virginia. It has not been found in Arkansas or even west of the Mississippi River. Scientists are still studying how the disease is transmitted. When the fungus was first discovered, there was some thought that it might have been introduced to caves by people. Consequently, caves and mines in the eastern portion of the National ...

Bull Shoals White River State Park

By Gastons White River Resort
    In north central Arkansas amidst the natural beauty of the Ozark Mountains, Bull Shoals-White River State Park stretches along the riverside and lakeshore where the White River and Bull Shoals Lake join at the Bull Shoals dam. Together these waters form one of the nation’s finest fishing and boating combinations. The White River is renowned as mid-America’s premier trout stream, famous for its record rainbow and brown trout. Bull Shoals dam forms Bull Shoals Lake, Arkansas’s largest lake with 45,440 acres of waters stretching along Arkansas's northern border and into southern Missouri. Anglers are drawn to the lake's catches of lunker bass, catfish, crappie and bream. Water sports enthusiasts can enjoy boating and swimming in these clear open waters.     The park is a popular camping destination that features 103 campsites along or near the river (two Class AAA, one Class AA, four Class A, 76 Class B, 20 Tent sites with no hookups, two Rent-A-Camp sites and two Rent-An-RV units). Interpretive programs are offered in the park throughout the year. Park facilities include picnic areas, standard pavilions, playgrounds, hiking trails, and a multi-use trail. The park's marina/store offers boat, motor, kayak and canoe rentals; and supplies, ...

Family Roadtrip to the Ozarks

By seville
      FAMILY ROADTRIP 2010   The Ozark Mountains, Buffalo National River and Harrison, AR Historic but Trendy - fun for the kids to explore    At the 1929 Hotel Seville, we invite you to entertain bringing your family vacation to Harrison, Arkansas.  As we re-invent ourselves as the Gateway City to the Buffalo River - National Park Region we welcome you to learn more about the convenience of our location to such dynamic attractions  as the Ozark Medieval Fortress, Mystic Caverns, Harrison community pool and the swimming and hiking attractions of the Buffalo River Region just a few miles South of the Hotel beginning at Pruitt.  Evening activities might include live music inthe hotel and around town or the short drive North to Branson to catch an IMAX movie or unique show.   To add to what will already be a memorable trip, when you stay two nights at the Hotel Seville, we will kick in the third night for JUST $19.29.    Ozark Medieval Fortress     Lead Hill, AR  21 Miles North A Castle in the Making ...   Have you ever dreamed of medieval castles? Real strongholds of the past, built with quarried stones, felled oaks, forged tools, and bare hands.  Do ...

Gaston's amd Nature ... One in the same

By Gastons White River Resort
Gaston's home of trophy trout for over 50 years !!! Become a Fan of Gaston's FaceBook Site Gaston's White River Resort, Lakeview, AR It cost no more to go FIRST CLASS !!!