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February "Exploring Arkansas" - An Ozark Winter

Posted on 31 Jan 2014

From a snowy river overlook, to an icy waterfall, to a “snow float” – the beauty of an Ozark winter will be featured during the latest “Exploring Arkansas” episode Monday, Feb. 3, at 6:30 p.m.

Anvil Rock Overlook along the Mulberry River, north of Ozark, has a magnificent view as it is, but add snow cover to it and what you have is a view that’s beyond words.  – That’s when a picture is really worth a thousand words. Hiking in the snow to reach this overlook was the other beauty that added to the adventure.  

Winter’s subzero temperatures create an entirely different scene when it comes to a waterfall.  The blend of ice, along with flowing water makes for a frozen wonderland in which braving the bitter cold, makes it all worth it. We have been to the waterfall known as Glory Hole before, but never have seen it in the winter months until now. The next time, though, that we attempt a trek like this, ice cleat soles will be a must. 

Crooked Creek near Harrison has been a long time favorite with anglers as a blue ribbon smallmouth bass stream. After a snowfall, another real neat experience is to float it and view winter waterfowl, as in a “snow float.” We teamed up with an old friend of ours, Dennis Whiteside, who’s one of the best stream guides around as far as the Arkansas and Missouri Ozarks. Here, again, braving the cold has its rewards. 

We also include in this episode a county museum that could very well be a state park museum.  From its exterior view, Grant County Museum in Sheridan looks maybe half the size of what it actually is on the inside. There’s gallery after gallery of military history, pioneer history, wildlife - you name it. In fact, this museum has one of the largest collections of WWII military vehicles in the nation. After nine or ten galleries, if you haven’t seen enough, there’s more on the outside – Heritage Square and a boardwalk nature trail through the nearby woods. 

So, join us for all the adventure on “Exploring Arkansas,” Monday, Feb. 3, at 6:30 p.m.!



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