Twin trails thrill hikers at Pedestal Rocks Scenic Area

Posted: December 19, 2017 at 1 a.m.

Thao Nguyen of Fayetteville marvels at the panorama Dec. 1 at Pedestal Rocks Scenic Area. Two loop trails offer four miles of hiking along stunning cliff and boulder formations, plus a 114-foot waterfall during wet times.

Nature and time have teamed up to sculpt stunning beauty and put it on a pedestal deep in the Ozark National Forest.

Even more to explore

Other trails and landmarks are located near Pedestal Rocks Scenic Area.

They include Alum Cove Natural Bridge Recreation Area near Deer and Haw Creek Falls Recreation Area east of Pelsor.

Alum Cove is a day use area with a natural rock bridge, crevice caves and a hiking trail. Haw Creek falls has a small campground and a trail leading to the waterfall.

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