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Canoeing & Kayaking

Arkansas the natural state

The Buffalo River is 25 minutes south of Ozark Outlook Retreat.  Several sections of the river are nearby and are easily accessible. A float from the Harriet bridge on Hwy 14 to Rush, is one of our favorite floats. The scenery is spectacular with huge rock bluffs towering over the river, as the Buffalo shares its secrets along […]


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Kenda Drive-In Movie

Kenda Drive-In Theatre near Buffalo National River

Truly one of the last icons in the country, the “drive-in movie“, with its outdoor car hop style speakers, huge original outdoor screen, it’s affordable concession stand with delicious burgers, hot dogs, nachos, popcorn, and other yummies for the family. And a safe place for the children to run around and play, as well as watch […]


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Local Artists

North Arkansas vacation retreat

LOCAL ARTISTS – We will be glad to provide our guests with information regarding our local area artists and their specialties if you would like to peruse what our natives have to offer. Image title Image title


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Music on the Square

Music on the Square Yellville Arkansas

Yellville Music on the Square is celebrating their 15th year of very talented musicians and bands playing their special genre’ of music on the courthouse square in downtown Yellville. With groups playing everything from Classic Rock & Roll to Bluegrass, the Saturday nights’ air is filled with music, laughter, and fun. Lots of prizes are given away just to add more excitement […]


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Farmers Market

Ozark farmers market near Yellville

Yellville Farmer’s Market is open May through September. Local farmers offer fresh home grown vegetables, fruits, and farm fresh eggs. Take home some delicious preserves and jams. Homemade salsa, fresh baked breads, cookies and cakes are a local favorite. Craftsman and artisans create beautiful one of a kind treasures for those of you looking for […]


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Fishing & Watersports

Fishing on Buffalo National River

White River (30 minutes East) –  The White River is a classic fishing location for catching Rainbow, Cutthroat and Brown trout.  There are guide services available to enhance your fishing experience. Bull Shoals Lake (30 minutes Northeast) –  A fisherman’s dream for large and small Mouth Bass, Crappie and Walleye.  The lake has over 300 miles of beautiful […]


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Take a Hike! :-) …and other outdoor fun!

Rock Island Caboose

Hiking Trails – There are numerous hiking trails throughout the Ozarks and many are located within 45 minutes of our area. Two of the favorites are The Lost Valley and Hawksbill Crag (Whitaker’s Point) to the southwest, which are two of the most photographed scenic hikes in Arkansas.  We offer the use of several Tim Ernst Hiking Books, with full maps and […]


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Caving (spelunking – the sport of exploring caves)

Lodging near Blanchard Springs Caverns

Blanchard Springs Caverns (75 minutes southeast)   There are three different tours from wheel-chair accessibility to crawling through the caverns in caving attire with headlamps. The Dripstone Trail, the Discovery Trail, and the Wild Cave Tour. These caverns are some of the most beautiful in the country. As an added benefit, the caverns are located about […]


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Shopping anyone?

Shopping in Yellville AR

ANTIQUING (any direction) For those who want to find “that special something”, there is great shopping in the area.  Flea markets, local antique shops, and estate sales or auctions are in abundance. EUREKA SPRINGS – A quaint Victorian town about 75 minutes  west of  Ozark Outlook which has many artisans, and is an easy day trip. LOCAL ARTISTS – […]


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