A Top Arkansas Outdoor Adventure Community with Waterfalls, Cycling, Horseback Riding, Hiking on the Ozark Highlands's Trail, Camping, Motorcycle Roads, Whitewater Kayaking on Falling Water Creek, Hunting, The Richland Creek Wilderness, Rock Climbing at Stack Rock, Dark Skies, and ATV & Jeep Rides!
Witts Springs is the gateway to the Richland Wilderness of the Ozark National Forest! At approximately 1,900 feet in elevation, Witts Springs is a launching point for hiking the nearby Ozark Highlands Trail, experiencing the Richland Waterfalls Welcome Center, visiting a Civil War Historic marker, horseback riding in the Ozark National Forest, following the Arkansas Quilt Trail, rock climbing at Stack Rock, area ATV rides, whitewater kayaking and waterfall photography along the Falling Water Creek and Richland Creek watersheds, hunting, camping at the Richland Creek Recreation Area & Campground, riding the Growl and Lasso and Lost Mine Run motorcycle routes, viewing the amazing naturally dark night skies, and cycling the Ozark Grinder Trail gravel grinder bicycle route! The annual Pedestal Rock road bike ride and Lick Fork gravel grind takes place here each October, as well as the 1,000+ mile Arkansas High Country Race, an epic bikepacking adventure race that transits the area each June! For more information visit https://wittssprings.org/.
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The Richland Creek Wilderness was created by the 1984 Arkansas Wilderness Act and contains 11,801 acres in the middle of the Boston Mountains. Richland Creek Wilderness, Ozark-St. Francis National Forests - Recreation.gov