Mountain View, Arkansas, is about 3 hours southeast of Springfield. Take US 65 South to Arkansas 66 at Wiley’s Cove Township. Go East on Arkansas 66 into Mountain View.
How Long to Stay
Plan a weekend at least—but there’s enough to do for a longer trip.
What to Pack
Outdoor clothes for hiking, water shoes, swimming suits, casual clothes for evening; bike or kayak optional. Don’t forget your camera!