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Hike On High

PICNIC WITH VIEW HIGHLIGHT OF GOAT TRAIL TREK

Posted: December 5, 2013 at 5 a.m.

STAFF PHOTOS FLIP PUTTHOFF Unspoiled splendor of the Buffalo National River unfolds before Annette Rowe of Gentry on Nov. 9 during a hike along the Goat Trail. The out-and-back route is one of the most spectacular hikes in the Ozarks. To see a photo gallery of the Goat Trail hike, visit www.nwaonline.com/photos/galleries.

If there is a pot of gold at the end of the hiking rainbow, it’s found high above the Buffalo National River on the Goat Trail. Million-dollar views from a narrow foot path 300 feet above the water are among the most stunning in all of the Ozarks.

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Outdoor, Pages 6 on 12/05/2013

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