Arkansas: An Explorer's Guide

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“A classy series with encyclopedic coverage.”—National Geographic Traveler. Now with color highlights inside!
In this, the only comprehensive travel guide to Arkansas, Wood covers all the attractions well-known and little-known in “the Natural State.”
New color highlights make it easier to find the info you need:
Activities jump off the pageFind lodging, dining—and more— town by town at a glanceHelpful hints ...

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Overview

“A classy series with encyclopedic coverage.”—National Geographic Traveler. Now with color highlights inside!
In this, the only comprehensive travel guide to Arkansas, Wood covers all the attractions well-known and little-known in “the Natural State.”
New color highlights make it easier to find the info you need:
Activities jump off the pageFind lodging, dining—and more— town by town at a glanceHelpful hints such as community information and local guidance are easier than ever to see!Highlights stand out
From the Ozarks to the Mississippi Delta, this book offers complete coverage of towns large and small along with a wealth of information on local history and the state’s 52 state parks.

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Talk about superb author/subject matchups: Jana Wood, the author of this guide, is the communications director for the Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism. Like other books in this paperback series, Arkansas: An Explorer's Guide contains 400 pages of text and approximately 100 black-and-white photographs.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780881508925
  • Publisher: Countryman Press, The
  • Publication date: 6/14/2010
  • Series: Explorer's Guides Series
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 596,354
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

As communications director for the Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism, Jana Wood has made a career guiding travel writers, journalists, and movie directors to all parts of her home state.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 11

Preface 13

Introduction 15

What's where in Arkansas 25

1 Arkansas State Parks 39

2 The Mississippi Alluvial Plain (Arkansas Delta) 53

3 Crowley's Ridge 75

4 The West Gulf Coastal Plain 101

5 The Ouachita Mountains 147

6 The Arkansas River Valley 189

7 The Ozark Mountains 215

The Springfield Plateau and Western Boston Mountains 218

The Salem Plateau and Eastern Boston Mountains 245

Index 302

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