Did you know the state of Arkansas has a mountain? If you didn’t then you could be missing out on one of the newest national parks and best views of the southern area.
Mount Magazine is the highest mountain in all of the state of Arkansas. It is located int he northwestern area of the state. Although it is the highest mountain in all of the state it is unique in a special way. This mountain is a flat top plateau area that is made of stone. There are two peaks to this mountain range one of which is called Signal Hill and the other is known as Mossback Ridge and reaches a height of 2,700 ft above sea level.
If you are interested in checking out this unique mountain in Arkansas then here is a quick guide for you.
Location. The location of Mount Magazine is in the northwest section of the state. It is located in the Ozark National Forest.
Views. Some of the best views of the Blue Mountain Lake can be seen from one of the routes up to the top of the mountain. It’s about a 10 mile stretch of road that provides some of the best sights that a hiker or even car rider could see.
Activities. There are hundreds of different activities that can be done on Mount Magazine. There are 18 campsites, picnic locations, hiking trains, mountain climbing, hang gliding, geotracking, fishing and even horseback riding trails that can all be enjoyed on this mountain.
Animals. There are dozens of wildlife creatures on Mount Magazine. However, the most well known animal there is the butterfly. In a given year there are 63 to 140 different types of butterflies that are on the mountain. There is even a National Butterfly Festival that is held right there on the mountain. Other animals that can be seen include coyotes, bears, bobcats and deer.