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Vacation activities

Experience the natural beauty of Calico Rock, Arkansas and the surrounding area.  Enjoy fishing on one of the best trout rivers in the country!  Other activities to be enjoyed are sight seeing, eagle & bird watching, river kayaking, horseback riding, hiking, cavern exploration, golf, or shopping for antiques and collectables.

Mountain Biking

The Robinson Point National Recreation Trail, Norfork section on the Trans-Ozark Trail, and short loop trails at Cranfield and Gamaliel Parks are located at Norfork Lake.

Visit  for trails in the area as well.  This is an excellent website to find trails in the Calico Rock area.


Kayaking/Canoeing down the Arkansas White River is a treat for the eyes and peaceful to the soul.  The Arkansas White River Calico Bluffs surround you as you float down the river.

Kayaking and Canoeing are excellent ways to enjoy the White River.

Cavern Exploring

Blanchard Springs, located in nearby Mountain View offers daily cave tours.  


Enjoy fishing on one of the best trout rivers in the country!  The Arkansas White River!


The Ozark Folk Center is located in Mountain View, just 24 miles southwest of Calico Rock, Arkansas - where you can enjoy bluegrass music and various crafts and activities throughout the year.


Enjoy fishing, swimming and boating activities on this beautiful 22,000 acre lake.  Only 20 minute drive from Calico Bluff Cabins.

Folk Music Capitol of the World

Mountain View Arkansas is known as "The Folk Music Capitol of the World."  During the summer months, musicians come from all over the area to get together and jam.  Also enjoy shopping some of their unique shoppes.

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