Welcome to Hiking Heaven
It’s no wonder why the Ozark Mountain region is such a popular destination. From the banks of Lake Alma to the broken-down buildings of the Rush ghost town, the area offers some of the most beautiful and diverse landscapes in the country. The Mark Twain National Forest in Missouri is home to pristine natural springs. The Ozark National Forest in Arkansas provides a rugged mountain canvas, and the Arkansas River Valley features the towering Cedar Falls. Discover mountain panoramas, untamed streams, and remote wilderness. Hiking expert and Ozarks native Jim Warnock shares everything you need to know about 43 five-star hiking trails for all levels and interests, including route details, directions, nearby attractions, GPS-based trail maps, elevation profiles, and more in this easy-to-carry and easy-to-use guidebook. Every trail is rated for scenery, difficulty, trail condition, solitude, and accessibility for children, so you know exactly what to expect before beginning your next adventure.