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Announcing a New Guidebook


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A different kind of hiking guidebook that was designed for the GPS user. Fifty-three selected hikes and bushwhacks in the Central and Eastern Section of the Arkansas Ozarks. (723-photos, 73-maps) Trails are overlaid on USGS Topo Maps with GPS Coordinates, descriptions, mileage and difficulty. Over thirty-five of the selected hikes are bushwhacks (non designated trail) and are great for exploring new areas in the Arkansas Ozarks. Many are to waterfalls, rock features, shelters and some amazing vistas. The selected hikes are only a small sampling of some of the outdoor adventures you will find in Arkansas. Get out and discover some of them today. You won't be disappointed.

 



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  • Dedicated to the promotion, preservation and enjoyment of hiking trails in Arkansas
  • Trail maintenance, conservation and education
  • Organized group hikes (See Scheduled Hikes)
  • Trail information and maps
  • Meetings last Tuesday of each month (Oct.-May)
    
  As of 12/9/16:

507 Hikes

 9072 Hikers

2215 Miles  

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Buffalo River
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Hawksbill Crag
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The Secrets of Seven Hollows

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Visits since April 1999

Last Update December 9, 2016

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ABOUT TAKAHIK

  TAKAHIK (Pronounced "take-a-hike")

See Organization Video: Length: 1:44 min

   Danny and Brenda Hale and their friends, Steve and Becky Hern, had been tossing around the idea about starting a local hiking club for several years. They were finally convinced to do so, during a slide-show presented by Tim Ernst and William McNamara, a nature photographer/hiking enthusiast and a nature painter respectively, when a sign-up sheet was  signed by over 50 people expressing an interest in such a club.

    Being encouraged by the response, an organizational meeting was held on January 26, 1999 in Russellville.  A large crowd attended and after discussing some of the goals, projects and benefits of a club,  TAKAHIK  River Valley Hikers, was officially organized. 

     Meetings are held each month which include various programs on clothing, equipment, hiking trails, literature and books available, trail maintenance,  future and on going projects, videos, trip planning (in and out-of-state) and scheduled hikes for the upcoming month. 

    Meetings and memberships are open to anyone interested in enjoying a part of Arkansas that most never get to enjoy.  Great for families, friends and even your pets.

 

Officers Jan. 26, 2016- Jan. 31, 2017

President - Danny Hale     Sec./Treasurer - Steve Hern     Membership Coordinator - Mary Ann Rollans

Trail Maintenance Coordinator - Dale Boeh     Events Coordinators - Bill & Gerry Hemmer

 

FOR INFORMATION OR QUESTIONS

Contact Danny Hale:  (479) 968-7922 or 479-886-2625 Cell or Email dlhale@takahik.com

MAIL INQUIRIES TO:  TAKAHIK River Valley Hikers

217 Canterbury Circle,  Russellville, AR 72802

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