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Explorer's Guide Ozarks: Includes Branson, Springfield & Northwest Arkansas

Explorer's Guide Ozarks: Includes Branson, Springfield & Northwest Arkansas

by Ron W. Marr

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This in-depth, native’s-eye view of this varied region, which sprawls from Missouri to Arkansas, gives travelers the best of the Ozarks.

The Ozarks has become the destination of choice for music lovers seeking bluegrass jams or classical , foodies of all stripes looking for down-home rib shacks or 5-star cuisine, culture mavens searching out the gems of Branson, and outdoor enthusiasts gliding along lazy rivers snaking among the rolling hills which make this area so beautiful. This in-depth, native's-eye-guide to this varied region sprawling from Missouri to Arkansas will give travelers the best of the Ozarks, flavoring discriminating information with anecdotes and historical facts.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780881509625
Publisher: Countryman Press, The
Publication date: 06/04/2012
Series: Explorer's Complete
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 721,992
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Ron W. Marr grew up in the Ozarks and spent his youth exploring its rolling hills and lazy rivers. He is a columnist, editor, and founder of Trout Wrapper magazine and has written for such publications as American Cowboy, Playboy, Missouri Life and First Freedom magazines. Marr resides with a blind malamute in a cabin overlooking the Ozarks' Gasconade River.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 11

Introduction 13

What's Where In The Ozarks 21

1 Branson, Missouri 37

2 The Northern Border 93

Route 95

Country 66

The Lake of the Ozarks 129

The Osage Lakes District 159

3 The Southwest Missouri Ozarks 175

The Ozark Mining Region 177

Springfield, Missouri 211

4 The Ozark Heritage Region 245

The Original Ozarks 247

The Ozark National Scenic Riverways 275

5 The Arkansas Ozarks 303

Eureka Springs and Northwest Arkansas 305

The White and the Buffalo 347

Index 387

List of Maps

The Ozarks 8

Branson 40

The Northern Border 96

The Lake of the Ozarks 130

The Osage Lakes District 160

The Ozark Mining Region 178

Springfield 212

The Original Ozarks 248

The Ozark National Scenic Riverways 276

Eureka Springs & Northwest Arkansas 306

The White & The Buffalo 348

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