An outdoorsman and Nurse Practitioner living in Chicago. When I first started this blog, I was an EMT living in Southern California and this blog has followed...

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Category: Arkansas Adventures

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 By Quincy Koetz

Hiking Mt Magazine, Arkansas State Highpoint

Mt Magazine is the tallest mountain between the major western and eastern ranges. Rising from the planes of the southern Midwest, it is a dominating feature of the oddly located Ouachita Mountains and the highest point in Arkansas.  A little alpine oasis in the Great Planes Day: 29 My explorations of the Ouachita Mountains...

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Driving the Talimena Scenic Byway, Arkansas and Oklahoma

An unlikely place for one of America’s scenic drives is far from the Rockies or either coast. Located in eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas, the Talimena Scenic Byway is surprisingly mountainous and is a favorite drive for motorists and motorcycles on cross country trips. This doesn’t look like a typical scene from the Midwest, does....

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Mountain Biking Arkansas’ Womble and Vista Trails

Arkansas is an increasingly prominent destination for mountain bikers. Although well known to a more local scene for years, even western folks like me pine for epic singletracks out in the Ouachitas. The Womble Trail and Vista Trails are not to be missed. Day: 27 All my friends from New England and out West thought...

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