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( November 23rd, 1980 to December 20th, 1980 )

The route for Arkansas
passed through or near:
  • Strickland
  • Devils Den State Park
  • Chester
  • Lake Fort Smith
  • Pindall
  • Yellville
  • Bull Shoals State Park
  • Route information
arkansas map
James Brown and Tim Ernst were the Arkansas Coordinators for HikaNation. Tim also provided Patherfinder duties for Arkansas.

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entering devils denEntering Devils Den State Park
November 25, 1980 -- Day 228




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rockwallDescending into Devils Den
November 25, 1980 -- Day 228




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wetnheavyWet 'n heavy snow
November 26, 1980 -- Day 229




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snow campDevils Den Campground
November 27, 1980 -- Day 230

Rest Days and Thanksgiving (the 25th or 26th ?) were spent in the snow.


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snow trailLeaving Devils Den
November 27, 1980 -- Day 230




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devilsign2Northern end of Devils Den
November 27, 1980 -- Day 230




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Butterfield TrailAlong the Butterfield Trail
November 27, 1980 -- Day 230

a gloomy, snowy day


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White Rock St. ParkWhite Rock State Park
November 30, 1980 -- Day 233




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cliffWhite Rock cliffs
November 30, 1980 -- Day 233




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bushwack breakA gathering
December 1, 1980 -- Day 234

The trail in this area was not well-defined, so most of it was spent bushwaching through the forest.


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hermit caveHermit Cave
December 1, 1980 -- Day 234




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oark, arkansasOark, Arkansas
December 5, 1980 -- Day 238

Mail and groceries were obtained in this metropolis of Arkansas.


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plastic housePlastic House
December 6, 1980 -- Day 239

A plastic year-round dwelling, or a hunters' seasonal camp ??? Either way, it was weird.


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poolAlong the Highlands Trail
December 6, 1980 -- Day 239




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pool recorderAlong the Highlands Trail
December 6, 1980 -- Day 239

There was a great echo here for the recorder.


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hurricane creekHurricane Creek
December 7, 1980 -- Day 240

Marika crossing the Hurricane Creek.


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