Arkansas

Steel Creek to Kyle’s on the Buffalo

Steel Creek to Kyle’s on the Buffalo
The first half of the day was sunny and warm with only a few small sections where our boats drug bottom. Other sections of riffles were really fun at this water level. The low water exposes rocks and boulders that are usually below the surface. The obstacles create narrow waterways that are really fun to navigate if your kayak is maneuverable enough.
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Hiking Cecil Cove Loop

Hiking Cecil Cove Loop
The plan was to go South into the hills and hopefully encounter a few degrees of relief, find a two-day hike that would allow for a slower pace if it was incredibly hot, spend one night in the woods and hike out the next. Faced with these end goals, I usually turn to one or another of Tim Ernst's publications.
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