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…

Natural Falls State Park

This has to be the most beautiful sight Oklahoma has to offer nature lovers such as myself. I could not believe my eyes when I arrived to the falls here at Natural Falls State Park–only about 2 hours from Tulsa–just near the Siloam Springs, AR at the OK/AR state line. There was a very small…