Bearings: 10-11-2011

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Queen Wilhelmina State Park Lodge
  • The lodge at Queen Wilhelmina State Park is going to be closed for an 18-month renovation. The lodge will shut down on December 1 and should reopen in mid-2013. (KAIT)
  • Representative Dan Boren would like 140 acres of the Ouachita National Forest to be sold to expand Camp Tom Hale. (Tulsa World)
  • Amanda Carson recommends checking out this October 15 hiking event at Devil’s Den State Park. (The City Wire)
  • There are some cool festivals coming up in southeast Oklahoma. (Sacramento Bee)
  • The October Friends of the Ouachita Trail newsletter is out. (FoOt)
  • And since it’s fall, there are plenty of awesome outdoor things to do. (OUDaily)

[Updated 2011-11-16.]

Hawksbill Crag Photos (Ozark Forest) 2011

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Hawksbill Crag (East Side), Upper Buffalo Wilderness Area, Ozark National Forest

Saturday, my girlfriend and I hiked the Hawksbill Crag Trail in the Upper Buffalo Wilderness Area of the Ozark National Forest (Newton County, Arkansas).

It’s a nice trail, about 1.5 miles long (each way). The Crag is pretty cool (to look at and to look from). I’m hoping to get a trail review posted shortly.

In the meantime, here are a few photos I took. (Click for larger view.)

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View from Hawksbill Crag, facing east

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