Capacity: 8
Smoking: No
Pets: No

Minimums: 2 Days, 3 Days

Rates: 2 people   $140
            1 night      $160
Additional Persons  $20
Up to 2 Pre-Teens Free

Book 7 Days, Get 1 Free

21 Day Cancellation Policy

Non-Refundable Deposit Due
at Booking

Payment: Cash, check,
travelers check preferred,
credit cards.

GPS: 35.9731, -93.4097

"Be still, and know that I am
God" is not something to befound in the bible (psalms46-10). But it is also acommand. God wants us toknow him. As everyone whocame here before us, can relate that out there in the everyday world it is very hard to be still. Thank you for this cabin for us toreconnect, be still andremember. He is God.

The Sanders
Republic, MO

Walnut Grove Cabin

From our cabin porch you can see the line where the Buffalo
National River winds its way through the valley. It's the nation's
premier national river and is famous for bass fishing and exciting canoeing, especially here on the upper river. The massive limestone bluffs that tower above its crystal waters provide majestic scenery and some terrific hiking. We're within stone's throw of some of the best of the river's hiking trails: Lost Valley, Hemmed In Hollow and Goat Bluff. Information on all these hikes is available at our cabin.

Walnut Grove cabin is located in historic Boxley Valley, nestled back in valley behind the Old Boxley Schoolhouse. You'll enjoy our open living room and fully equipped kitchen area detailed with a native stone fireplace Our cabin offers two spacious bedrooms, both bedrooms have a queen size bed and a twin size bed, plus we offer a bonus sleeping area in the loft for 2 more - to sleep a total of 8. As an unexpected luxury, the cabin has 2 bathrooms, and one with a shower.

Visit the Walnut Grove Cabin Website for more information or call:  870-861-5835.

Easily accessible from Fayetteville, Harrison, Eureka Springs, Springfield MO or Branson MO. Get away from it all on an adventure you'll remember for a lifetime!

"Our stay was beautiful to me
because I never imagined
something like this and this
place is real. The animals
were neat. We saw
armadillos, bats (of course),
horses, deer, and elk. The
thing I liked most was the
open area, not like the city.
We would set out on the deck
and watch the animals. Only
if our friends in the city could
see this. . . Loved our stay
and thank you for providing
us with such a beautiful

Bryant, AR.

"We were so glad we found
this cabin. . . Things we
enjoyed are God's creation,
the beautiful scenery, fog,
rain, mist, sun green fields,
ann the creatures, the
affordable cabin, buffalo river,
hawksbill crag, hikes,
comfortable couch, beds, the
blue and cloudy sky, and of
course the peacefulness. . .

We thank you again, and
God bless you, we love your

Jessica, Julia and Hannah

Walnut Grove Cabin

Phone (day) 870-861-5835
Evenings/weekends 870-861-5835
GPS: 35.9731, -93.4097  Map & Directions

Ponca and Nearby Destinations:

Note that the times and distances listed in italics after the GPS coordinates are from the Walnut Grove Cabin.
Ponca Elk Education Center (in Ponca)  (870) 861-2432     GPS:  36.02215, -93.36141  (5.5 miles, 9 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  (1 mile, 3 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  (4 miles, 7 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  (3.5 miles, 5 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 Craig  (6 miles up Cave Mtn. road)   
GPS:  35.88816, -93.4698  (8.3 miles, 30 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)      
GPS:  36.09222, -93.334693    (12 miles, 18 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:

Jasper  (16 mles from Ponca on Hwy 74)
GPS:  36.00835, -93.18635  (19.5 miles, 30 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.
Harrison  (26 miles north of Ponca on 43) 
GPS:  36.23026, -93.10802  (32 miles, 44 mins)

Harrison is a small town of 12,000 that offers many services not available at Ponca or Jasper. Most businesses are north of the square, 40 minutes or more away from Ponca. For emergency car repairs it would be the closest destination.

Day Trips:

Branson, MO (56 miles north of Ponca, 70 mins)
GPS:  36.64465, -93.22709  (62 miles, 80 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 (50 miles west of Ponca, about 1 hour)
GPS:  36.39489, -93.74231  (48 miles, 63 mins)

This is Arkansas' Victorian Village, built on a mountain with multiple springs and gardens city-wide. A must-see small town with too many attractions to mention. An outstanding day trip to a town with many art galleries, unique shops, other attractions.

Plan Your Trips with Itinerary Builder

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Buffalo National River
Upper River Area

Walnut Grove Cabin
Inside Walnut Grove Cabin
Old Boxley Community Building