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Falling Water Falls Pics (Ozark Forest)

Falling Water Falls Pics (Ozark Forest) photo
Falling Water Falls from about 100 feet downstream

Falling Water Falls, in the Ozark National Forest (north Pope County), is a beautiful rock overhang waterfall. This 10-foot waterfall is also a popular swimming hole.

It is near the community of Ben Hur and not far from the Richland Creek Wilderness Area. Check out Brent’s profile of Falling Water Falls here.

These are some pics I took of Falling Water Falls on April 18, 2015 after there had been recent rain. The water flow was definitely higher than average that day.

Falling Water Falls Pics (Ozark Forest) photo
Falling Water Falls, Pope County, Ozark National Forest (panoramic).

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Six Finger Falls Pics (Richland Creek Wilderness, Ozark Forest)

Six Finger Falls Pics (Richland Creek Wilderness, Ozark Forest) photo
Six Finger Falls (Richland Creek Wilderness, Ozark National Forest)

Six Finger Falls (southwest Searcy County, Ozark National Forest) is a beautiful and unique waterfall formation on Falling Water Creek. It is also pretty easy to get to, just a few hundred feet from the road.

It is on Forest Road 1205 near the community of Ben Hur. It is on the edge of the Richland Creek Wilderness.

Six Finger Falls Pics (Richland Creek Wilderness, Ozark Forest) photo
Six Finger Falls (Richland Creek Wilderness, Ozark National Forest). (Panoramic.)

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Alum Cove Natural Bridge Trail (Ozark Forest) – 1 mi

Alum Cove Natural Bridge Trail (Ozark Forest) - 1 mi photo
The Natural Bridge at Alum Cove from below

The Alum Cove Natural Bridge Trail (near Deer, Newton County, Arkansas, Ozark National Forest) is a relatively short  1.2-mile hike that provides a lot of great features including a couple of waterfalls, a cave, a small stream, and the highlight, the Alum Cove Natural Bridge.

This is a family-friendly destination with a lot of bang for your hiking effort.

I first hiked Alum Cove several years ago, and the area was not in great condition due to some winter storm damage at the time.

At our recent visit in May 2016, it was in much better condition.

Alum Cove Natural Bridge Trail (Ozark Forest) - 1 mi photo
The top of the Natural Bridge

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Fuzzybutt Falls (Richland Creek Wilderness, Ozark Forest)

Fuzzybutt Falls (Richland Creek Wilderness, Ozark Forest) photo
Fuzzybutt Falls, Ozark National Forest

Fuzzybutt Falls (southwest Searcy County, Ozark National Forest) is a waterfall that I’ve always heard about (mostly because of the name) but had no idea what a great, easy hike it is to get to with a lot of bang for your buck along the way.

The hike, most of which is in the Richland Creek Wilderness, takes you by three waterfalls, follows along Falling Water Creek (one of my favorites) and ends at a great canyon with a uniquely named 16-foot waterfall that will definitely create a memorable experience.

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Fuzzybutt Falls and surrounding canyon

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