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HIKE ON HIGH

HOME VALLEY BLUFF A NATURAL TRAIL TO LOFTY SIGHTS

Posted: February 21, 2013 at 5 a.m.

Lou Whisenhunt takes in the view from atop a rock formation during a hike along Home Valley Bluff on Friday. The hike followed the lip of the bluff for views of the valley below and surrounding hill country.

Forests, lakes and streams are lyrics of the siren song that draws wanderers to the Ozarks from afar. Magnificent views like the one from Home Valley Bluff might be the chorus.

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Hikers passed table-shaped rocks Friday during the bluff-top hike. (By: Flip Putthoff)

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Hikers walked Friday along the edge of horseshoe-shaped Home Valley Bluff in Newton County. (By: Flip Putthoff)

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A waterfall and lush forest delight explorers Friday during a hike around Home Valley Bluff. The trek followed the edge of th... (By: Flip Putthoff)

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Outdoor, Pages 6 on 02/21/2013

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