Our principal purpose is
the preservation of wild and scenic rivers, wilderness, and unique natural areas.
Conservation • Education • Recreation
Outings and Activities
This Saturday, probably rain or shine, Terry Fredrick will be leading a hike into the Ponca Wilderness and exploring Indian Creek. This hike is rated as being very difficult (and rugged) and beautiful. If you have any questions please call Terry. The meeting time is for an 8:00 departure from Root School. Other details can be found in the hike announcement below. This week's hike: Indian Creek bushwack Day, Date: Saturday, March 23, 2019 Name of Hike: Indian Creek Loop Location: Ponca Wilderness, Buffalo National River near Kyles Landing Type of Hike: Dayhike, Bushwhack Hiking Distance: 5.0 miles Vertical Elevation Distance: 900 ft Rating: Very difficult due to absence of trail, stream crossings, undergrowth, scrambling over slippery surfaces and large boulders, scrambling up and down steep slopes which require the use of ropes, ascent of a vertical rock wall, crawling near and negotiating high ledges. Features: This is a very difficult hike, but you will be rewarded with some of the most spectacular scenery in the Ozarks including the Eye of the Needle, Arkansas Cave, and impressive waterfalls. There will be hiking on narrow ledges, much scrambling and the use of ropes in two areas. We will hike from Kyles Landing up [...]Find out more
Meet at noon, March 31st, at David and Maria Smiths home in Fox AR. There will be a short meeting during the potluck followed by a hike to a nearby area-possibly the Arlburg Natural Arch if permission can be obtained (there is a picture and description of this arch in Dr. Compton’s book “The High Ozarks”. A limited number of Ken Smith’s, “Buffalo River Handbook, 2nd edition”, updated and expanded, will be available for purchase at the meeting for $30 a copy. One of the copies will be given as a door prize at the meeting so plan on being there! For directions contact Dave or Maria at firstname.lastname@example.orgFind out more
The Pulaski Chapter of the Ozark Society meets the first Tuesday of each month except July at 7pm in Second Presbyterian Church, 600 Pleasant Valley Drive, Little Rock, AR 72227. For the April 2nd meeting we will be in the Chapel for a book signing by Ken Smith of his new edition of the Buffalo River Handbook. KenSmithMarchBookSigningFlyerDraftFind out more
Meet at the Grinders Ferry parking area just up from the Hwy 65 Bridge at 10:00 am. Rated moderate approximately 4-mile hike downriver on the BRT from the Bridge to an access point on an old farm road. No limit. Bring your wildflower guidebooks and join Laura Timby for an early spring walk along the Buffalo. For more information contact Laura at email@example.com or (870) 504-2688.Find out more