Scenic Driving the Ozarks  by Don Kurz

Scenic Driving the Ozarks Guide Book

by Don Kurz (Falcon Guides)
Scenic Driving the Ozarks  by Don Kurz
Scenic Driving the Ozarks details the natural and cultural highlights along the most inviting roads in Missouri, Arkansas, and Oklahoma, including the Ouachita Mountains. It provides comprehensive route descriptions, including information on camping, travel services, best seasons, special attractions, and historical points of interest. Detailed maps and black-and-white photos complement each description. Also included are eight pages of stunning color photos.

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Trails from the "Scenic Driving the Ozarks" Guide Book
Displaying trails 20 of 33.

Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 33.

A 40-mile drive that begins at Potosi, heads south into the St. Francois Mountains, and ends at Taum Sauk Mountain, the highest point in Missouri. This drive leads through the heart of the St. Francoi ...
Pilot Knob, MO - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 40
A 7-mile drive beginning in Van Buren, crossing the Current River following the Forest Service’s Skyline Drive, and ending at Big Spring. Van Buren is the headquarters for the National Park Service’s ...
Van Buren, MO - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 7
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A 55-mile drive beginning in Columbia and heading west across the northern edge of the Ozarks through historic towns and trails. This drive skirts along the northern edge of the Ozarks over a landscap ...
Columbia, MO - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 55
A 56-mile drive beginning at Springfield and heading south through the scenic and rugged White River Hills to Branson. This drive begins in a part of the Ozarks known as the Springfield Plateau. When ...
Branson, MO - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 56
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A 39-mile drive starting at Harrison, heading southwest into the rugged Buffalo River hills, and ending at Jasper. The rugged hills of the Buffalo River offer scenic views and places to hike along the ...
Harrison, AR - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 39
A 52-mile drive beginning at Glenwood, traveling west through Caddo Gap, and featuring crystal country, scenic overlooks, mountains of Arkansas Stone, and Little Missouri Falls. This region, known as ...
Norman, AR - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 52
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A 58-mile drive beginning at Sallisaw in the Arkansas River valley and traveling west and then north into the Ozarks to the heart of the Cherokee Nation at Tahlequah. The drive begins in the Arkansas ...
Cookson, OK - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 58
A 91-mile drive beginning at Hot Springs; traveling westward through the heart of the Ouachita Mountains where beautiful quartz crystals abound; and ending at Page, Oklahoma. This mountain-building pr ...
Crystal Springs, AR - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 91
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A 75-mile drive from Little Rock along the eastern edge of the Ouachita Mountains to the Arkansas River valley and Holla Bend National Wildlife Refuge. The drive, which begins just west of Little Rock ...
Perryville, AR - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 75
An 85-mile drive beginning at the Lewis and Clark State Historic Site in Illinois and crossing into Missouri to visit more historical, cultural, and recreational sites and ending at the Shaw Nature Re ...
Saint Louis, MO - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 85
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A 38-mile drive beginning in Ava and proceeding south to a scenic ridge-top gravel road that is designated as a Forest Service Scenic Byway. The most interesting and unique parts of the White River Hi ...
Ava, MO - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 38
A 28-mile drive through historic French settlements along the Mississippi River with a side trip to picturesque sandstone outcrops and canyons. Special attractions: Ste. Genevieve, Great River Road ...
Sainte Genevieve, MO - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 28
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A 35-mile drive starting at Poteau and heading south through the valley of the Viking explorers and over the Winding Stair Mountains to Big Cedar. The northern part of the drive lies in the Arkansas R ...
Heavener, OK - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 35
A 5-mile drive in Hot Springs National Park with scenic views, historic sites, interesting rock outcrops, and hot springs. Hot Springs National Park is located in the middle of a series of mountains c ...
Hot Springs, AR - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 5
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A 22-mile drive starting at Bagnell Dam and the Lake of the Ozarks. Attractive features along the way include picturesque hills, bluffs, glades, caves, and springs. The Lake of the Ozarks is a resort- ...
Osage Beach, MO - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 22
A 44-mile drive that begins at St. James and winds through the scenic wooded hills of the Meramec River valley to Onondaga Cave State Park. This drive begins on the eastern edge of the narrow plateau ...
Cuba, MO - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 44
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A 33-mile drive that begins at Bonne Terre and travels through the historic mining region to the scenic granite shut-ins of Millstream Gardens Conservation Area 9 miles west of Fredericktown. This d ...
Leadington, MO - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 33
A 50-mile drive beginning at Busch Conservation Area and traveling through the German-settled Missouri River valley and hills to historic Hermann. The northern edge of the Ozarks extends just across t ...
Washington, MO - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 50
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A 28-mile drive from Paris, to the top of Mount Magazine, and down to Havana. Mount Magazine, at 2,753 feet above sea level, is the highest point in the Midwest. Only the Appalachians to the east, the ...
Paris, AR - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 28
A 58-mile drive beginning in Gainesville and proceeding through scenic hills and valleys visiting glades, historic old water mills, springs, and clear-flowing streams along the way. Traveling through ...
Gainesville, MO - Scenic Drives - Trail Length: 58
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