|OUTDOORS (Boating, Camping, Canoeing, Fishing, Swimming, Hunting, Hiking):|
00 miles. Mansfield Woods Pond. Right here; steps from your
cabin. Our own fishing pond. Channel Cats, Crappie, and two varieties of Bluegill. They almost never stop biting.
08 miles. Missouri Foxtrotting Horse Breed Association. Ava, MO. International headquarters of the organization supporting the official Missouri state horse, the Missouri Foxtrotter; surefooted, smooth gaited, and calm tempered. Shows, Trail rides, races, and youth events at this location.
11 miles. Gasconade River. Wright County, MO. One of the most crooked rivers in the world. So crooked you can float for 14 miles and travel only a distance 2 land miles! Steep bluffs, great cuts, and wild turns. Fishing, Camping, Canoeing.
56 miles. Beaver Creek. Bradleyville, MO. Many springs. Large creek; close to the size of the Niangua River. Many springs. Fly Fishing, Canoeing (During the summer start below the Bradleyville area).
59 miles. Bennett Springs State Park and Fish Hatchery. Lebanon, MO. 3099 acres. Home of the Niangua River and Bennett Spring Branch. Natural Tunnel, savannah. Five hiking trails, several picnic areas. Disabled parking. Fish hatchery tours. Hiking, Fishing.
60 miles. Lake Taneycomo. Branson, MO. First of Missouri's major man made lakes. One of three lakes created by damming the White River. Lake is between Table Rock Lake and Bull Shoals Lake. 2,080 acres stretched like a river, very scenic. Very cold water, making it the trout lake of choice in Missouri. Rainbow and Brown Trout. Fishing, Boat Ramp, Camping.
61 miles. Jacks Fork River. Salem, MO. Located in Ozark National Scenic Riverways created by an Act of Congress on August 24, 1964, to protect 134 mile of the Current and Jacks Fork Rivers. Excellent canoeing, swimming, fishing and tubing. Sixty percent of the flow powered by seven major springs. Floatable all year round. Amidst broadleaf forests. Canoeing, Swimming, Fishing, Hiking, Tubing.
65 miles. Osage Fork. Hazelgreen, MO. 40 miles long. Many Caves. Flowering Dogwoods, Maples and Redbuds, Beautiful in spring and fall. Gravel bars for camping. Canoeing, Fishing, Camping.
69 miles. Mark Twain National Forest. Rolla, MO. Home of Greer Spring, 220 millions of gallons per day.
69 miles. North Fork River. Dora, MO. Some of the best White water in Missouri. Upper sections of river in the Mark Twain National Forest. Camping, Hiking, Fishing, Hunting, Canoeing.
71 miles. Three Rivers. Mountain Home, AR. The White, Norfork, and Buffalo Rivers, plus gigantic Bull Shoals and Norfork Lakes. Every conceivable water sport and world class fishing.
73 miles. Niangua River. Charity, MO. Close to Bennett Spring State Park. Highly rated for fishing. Brings anglers from two large urban areas of the state. Hunting, Canoeing, Fishing.
73 miles. White River. Lakeview, AR. Widely considered mid-America's premier trout fishing river. Fishing, swimming, canoeing.
74 miles. Ha Ha Tonka State Park. Camdenton, MO. 3680 acres. Castle ruins, huge spring, natural bridge. Caves, Hiking, Fishing, Swimming.
76 miles. Bull Shoals Lake. Bull Shoals, MO. 34,736 acres. Very deep and expansive. About 1000 miles of shoreline. Largemouth Bass, Crappie, Stripers, Walleye, White Bass, & others. Boat ramps, jetties, and docks (wheelchair accessible). Fishing, Hunting, Waterfowl, Camping, Scuba diving, swimming.
76 miles. Big Spring Park. Cotter, AR. Trout sanctuary. 2 mile scenic walking trail. An Indian meeting ground before white settlement.
76 miles. Table Rock Lake. Branson, MO. 43,100 acres. 745 miles shoreline. Hiking, Hunting, Scuba diving, Fishing, Boating, Water skiing.
78 miles. Buffalo National River & Park. Marshall, AR. 135 mile river, bluffs up to 440 feet. Swimming, fishing, hunting.
85 miles. Spring River. Mammoth Spring State Park, AR. Mammoth Spring (9+ million gallons per hour) is headwaters for the Spring River. Arkansas's largest spring. Constant 58F. degrees. Trophy trout. Canoeing. 57 miles to the Black River.
85 miles. Lake Norfork. Norfork, AR. The lake and the North Fork River are supreme year-around fisheries and outdoor recreation destinations.
85 miles. Crooked Creek. Yellville, AR. Canoeing, Fishing, known especially for Smallmouth Bass.
Missouri state fishing & hunting regulations. (No permit required of guests for fishing on Mansfield Woods Lake)
Arkansas state fishing & hunting regulations.