Lake Leatherwood Beacham Trail Photos 2011

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Spillway on Lake Leatherwood Dam

These are some photos I took back in October when I went with my son and his girlfriend to the Lake Leatherwood, near Eureka Springs, Arkansas.

We walked on the Beacham Trail around the lake. The trail goes right across Lake Leatherwood Dam.

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Lake Leatherwood Dam, Eureka Springs, Arkansas

A nice feature of walking at Lake Leatherwood is that there are no motorboats. It was a nice day for walking out at the lake.

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Mount Nebo: Waterfall Video December 2011

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About a week ago, I went out to Mount Nebo State Park and was very excited to see the waterfall flowing well.

The seasonal waterfall is located just a little bit below the rim level at the south end of the mountain. The easiest way to get to it is to go down the Gum Springs Trail.

Here is some video I took of the waterfall with my cell phone.


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Tim Ernst Fall 2011 Tour

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Tim Ernst is currently in the midst of his 2011 fall program tour. Ernst is the author of many great trail guides including: Arkansas Hiking Trails, Buffalo River Hiking Trails, Ozark Highlands Trail Guide, and Ouachita Trail Guide. He is also an acclaimed photographer.

I had the opportunity to see Ernst’s program today at the Fayetteville Public Library. It was my first time to see him in person, and it was a very enjoyable program. The primary feature is Ernst’s 2011 slide show, mostly featuring photos from his new Arkansas Portfolio III picture book and his updated Arkansas Waterfalls guide.

If you get the chance, you should come to one of the stops on his 2011 tour.

Here are the remaining venues:

    • November 21, Fort Smith, 7 p.m., Grace Community Church.
    • November 28, Benton, 6:30 p.m., Saline County Library.
    • December 2, Harrison, 7 p.m., Lyric Theater.

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    Lake Tenkiller: Overlook Nature Trail Photos Fall 2011

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    Bridge on Overlook Nature Trail by Lake Tenkiller

    About a month ago, my girlfriend and I had a nice walk on the Overlook Nature Trail by Lake Tenkiller. The trail is about a mile long and connects Overlook Park to an area close to the Methodist Boys Ranch.

    I was excited to see quite a few people walking the trail.

    These are some photos I took. (Click for larger view.)

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    Overlook Nature Trail

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