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Nestled in the Arkansas Ozark mountains near Fayetteville this park is easily one of the most enjoyable and treasured places to visit in The Natural State.

While attending college at the University of Arkansas, my buddies and I spent countless weekends camping and hiking the trails and canyons along Lee Creek within Devils Den. With little camping gear we rounded up blankets, pillows and our warmest clothes to survive cold … sometimes snowy … winter nights.  I even remember one night we slept under the canopy of an old military parachute.

Flash forward to a couple of weeks ago, my wife and I had the pleasure of “indoor camping” in one of the historic 1930’s CCC cabins (pictured above).  These cabins were built by the Civilian Conservation Corp as part  Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal .

Whatever your outdoor choice, there’s plenty to choose from … mountain bike trails, backpacking trails, hiking trails and horse trails … you name it.

For more information, go to:   Arkansasstateparks.com and while you are at it check out our other parks and attractions.  You may just find an unexpected surprise that will take you outdoors for fun, exercise or good old mountain air relaxation.  Plus, I promise … you will make a memory!


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