Prices start at $110 a night.

2 Mt Sherman cabins just off Highway 74 close to Kyles Landing and the Ponca Wilderness. New 10/15. Coffey Place sleeps 8 and features a new interior with great views. 

Merlyn's cabin sleeps 4 and is in a totally private location just a of mile off Highway 74. 

Close to elk, Jasper, and hiking.

Buffalo River
Mountain Cabins

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Merlyn's Cabin
Coffey Place Cabin

Buffalo National River
Upper River Area

Merlyn's Cabin
Coffey Place Cabin
Phone: 913-530-4444
Directions: 5 1/4 miles west of Jasper in Mt. Sherman just off HWY 74.
Kitchen at Merlyn's Cabin
Dining Room at Merlyn's Cabin
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Nearby Destinations:

Note that the times and distances listed in italics after the GPS coordinates are from the Buffalo River Lodge
Ponca Elk Education Center (in Ponca)  (870) 861-2432    
GPS:  36.02215, -93.36141  (9.8 miles, 17 mins
AGFC elk education center, nationally recognized facility
Open daily 10 - 4:30 PM, Closed Tuesday and Wednesday
Boxley Valley Elk Herd (Highway 43 & 21)       Web
GPS:  35.97717, -93.40219  (13.8 miles, 25 mins)

Home of Arkansas' famous elk herd, arguably the most viewable in the southern US. Mornings and evenings, fall rut exceptional.
Lost Valley Hiking Trail (3 miles south of Ponca on 43)  
GPS:  36.00297, -93.37295  (11 miles, 20 mins)

NPS  The most popular hiking trail in the upper Buffalo River area. Barrier free stretch, suitable for families. Eden Falls, native american shelter, waterfall in cave, outstanding spring wildflowers.
Smith Creek Preserve (3 mi. south of Church on 21)    Web
GPS:  35.93548, -93.38612  (17.4 miles, 31 mins
Nature Conservency, hiking trail 500 ft. descent in 1 mile. Two track road, hiking trail, very scenic spring fed creek with outstanding spring wildflower show. Popular with photographers.  Remote.
Hawksbill Crag  (6 miles up Cave Mtn. road)    Map
GPS:  35.88816, -93.4698  (22.2 miles, 48 mins)

Popular 3 mile round trip with 200 ft elevation change. Most photographed Arkansas Landmark. Trail can be rough, a few seasonal creeks.
Centerpoint Trailhead (5 miles north of Ponca on 43)    Map   
GPS:  36.09222, -93.334693    (16.3 miles, 29 mins)

This trailhead is popular with hikers and horsemen. It is one of two ways to famous Hemmed In Hollow, the dangerous Goat Trail, Sneeds Creek Trail, and Granny Henderson's cabin. Big elevation changes, not for out of shape hikers. 1,000 ft descent. For most, this is an all day hike requiring frequent rest stops.

Nearby Towns:

GPS:  36.00835, -93.18635  (5.5 miles, 11 mins)

Quaint village of 500, offering places to eat including the Boardwalk Cafe, and the Cliff House Inn (6 miles south on Highway 7). A few shops to visit featuring local artists and offering local curiosities.
GPS:  36.02236, -93.36145  (10.3 miles, 17 mins)

Quaint village of 50, home to most viewable elk population in Arkansas. Popular floating spot for Upper Buffalo River. Hub for hiking trails in the Upper Buffalo River area.

Day Trips:

Branson, MO 
GPS:  36.64465, -93.22709  (58.2 miles, 75 mins)

Nationally famous entertainment destination on par with Nashville, TN. A popular day trip with local visitors to see national acts, and old time country entertainment.
Eureka Springs, AR
GPS:  36.39489, -93.74231  (61.5 miles, 83 mins)

This is Arkansas' Victorian Village, built on a mountain with multiple springs and gardens city-wide. An outstanding day trip to a town with art galleries, unique shops, other attractions.
Kitchen at Coffey Place
Bedroom at Merlyn's Cabin