Category Archives: Camping

Cabining at Devil’s Den

We spent six nights at Devil’s Den State Park with friends and family members. The group was down this year. Tim, Velvet, Daniel and Luke were there the entire time in their camper. Beverly was in the cabin next to … Continue reading

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Downstream

One afternoon I grabbed my binoculars and wandered about two miles downstream from the Bend of the River. At times I felt like I was getting away from the park and people, but then I’d round a corner and find … Continue reading

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Around the Campfire

  Our campfire circle at Devil’s Den State Park, Arkansas, with Tim, Velvet, Angela, Luke, Joshua, Sarah and Keren Sperry, Josh Brixey, Nate and Karen Kauffman, Emily and Olive Swan, Sally and me My grandniece Keren, the first person to … Continue reading

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The Bend of the River

We have a new favorite spot at Devil’s Den. We call it the Bend of the River, after the old Jimmy Stewart movie. It’s one of the prettiest places in the park and is away from the main trails, campgrounds … Continue reading

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Hiking to the Sign

Last year when we camped at Devil’s Den, I was looking for a place to walk my five miles. The part of the park that’s in the valley is only about a mile long and I’ve hiked it many times. … Continue reading

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Back to Devil’s Den

We spent nine nights at Devil’s Den State Park in Arkansas. Family members and friends were coming and going the whole time we were there — something like this: Sally and me — 20th-29th Nate and Karen — 20th-29th Lindy … Continue reading

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Wildlife at Devil’s Den

I didn’t have to work very hard to see animals and birds in the park. Many of them visited our campsite during the week. I also saw several White-tailed Deer, an Eastern Chipmunk and an Armadillo. And a three-inch-long slug. … Continue reading

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More Scenes from Devil’s Den

We arrived at the park on Monday afternoon, about the same time as Tim, Velvet, Angela, Daniel and Luke. It was just the seven of us until near dusk on Thursday when Joshua, Sarah and Keren arrived. Sarah’s brother, Joshua … Continue reading

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Lazy Afternoon

The view from our campsite at Devil’s Den looking upstream.   And downstream.   And the next morning after the storm.  

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Camping at Devil’s Den

We made our annual spring camping trip to Arkansas and spent six nights at Devil’s Den State Park with Sally’s brother and his family. Our site was on the bank of Lee Creek, and we could hear the nearby rapids … Continue reading

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