Posts Tagged ‘near Jasper’

Just a few photos from April 19, 2014. Double falls is a misnomer since there are usually three (3) pour-offs after a rain. The rains an inch 2 days prior to this hike. The hike is only 1/4 miles from the parking area, and if you also take to loop to the top of the falls, that adds about 1/2 mile. So the total hike from the parking lot is about a mile, exploring added in. It is a beautiful spot ! Lots of wildflowers earlier than in the surrounding countryside. Pictured are Royal Catchfly, and Jack in the Pulpit. Also, Trilliums abound.  Taken by my sister with a Canon point and shoot.








Read Full Post »

Jasper Cave changed names to Diamond Cave in the late 1920’s, I believe; the entrance now located just off County Road 20 about 1.5 miles west of Highway 327. Highway 327 runs south out of Jasper towards Parthenon, Arkansas. The cave has been closed for a good while now; but, the old outbuildings of the Tourist Camp remain and the old relocated Hudson log home remain at the base of the hill which contains the entrance to the cave:





Read Full Post »