Where the Red Fern Grows

Return to Natural Falls State Park Spotted Jewelweed-  This flower is also known as Touch-me-not because of its unusual method of seed dispersal.  When the seed pods become ripe, the slightest touch or swift breeze triggers a pop that sends the seeds up to four feet away. Unlike most wildflowers, Jewelweed is an annual, which means its only way…

Memorial Day Weekend: AR Camping and All Along the Way

We had to stop at Dripping Springs Campground at Natural Falls State Park for a short trek around the creek to view the falls from every angle. Next stop: a quick hike to the check out the bluff   Always stop for some good snake shots We finally made it to Richland Creek about 4.5 hours…