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View of Mount Magazine from Arkansas Highway 309

 Mt. Magazine, 4 miles from the Farmhouse, is well-known for its many miles of hiking trails and beautiful vistas. It's famous for butterflies, especially the Diana Fritillary. The Butterfly Festival occurs in June. There are many varieties of birds, including eagles and wild turkeys. Wildflowers and wildlife abound. Bring your ATVs or take an ATV tour. Ride your motorcyles on the mountain roads. Stop at Cove Creek Supply Company (1 mile from the Farmhouse) for lunch or dinner or to purchase T-shirts, basic food items, beer or wine.



 Hiking, ATVs, and Motorcycles...




 Cove Lake (2 miles from the Farmhouse) is developed as a recreation area, with camping, hiking, swimming, fishing, and boating. There is an historic bathhouse built in the 1930's by the Civilian Conservation Corps.

Cove Lake Recreation Area

Cove Lake Bathhouse


Paris, Arkansas (10 miles from the Farmhouse) offers a variety of restaurants and antique stores. The Coal Miners Memorial honors the miners who settled in and developed the Arkansas River Valley. The Logan County Old Jail Museum is located in Paris.


Further afield, tour the wine country of Altus (40 minutes), float the Mulberry River (50 minutes), visit the Victorian city of Van Buren and ride the excursion train through the Boston Mountains. In the Old West city of Fort Smith (1 hour), don't miss riding the trolley and visiting Hanging Judge Parker's courtroom in the Fort Smith National Historic Site. Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville is about 2 hours away.

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