Maps and Guide Books

We love maps and guidebooks. When we’re stuck at home they’re good reading, and when we’re planning an adventure they’re good reading, and when we’re living vicariously through someone else’s adventure they’re – well, you get the point. We’ve curated a small collection for you here. You’ll find similar resources on other pages. Enjoy!

This is an excellent resource for all the hiking trails in the area. The maps available for purchase are water resistant, durable, reasonable and top quality. http://ouachitamaps.com

Alltrails is a great source of inspiration and very helpful, but it should NOT be considered a definitive resource. Use discretion when planning and verify all information before embarking on your adventure. https://www.alltrails.com

Tim Ernst is a living legend and his books are a treasure trove of trip planning beta. HIs photos aren’t too shabby either. http://www.timernst.com

When it comes to the Buffalo Ken Smith wrote the book. Literally. Keep the Buffalo River Handbook…..well…..handy. https://www.uapress.com/product/buffalo-river-handbook/

More Buffalo River paddling help http://timernst.com/Products/canoeguide.html

Looking for help finding your way around the Buffalo River corridor? Trail or water, these are the go to maps.

https://shop.nationalgeographic.com/products/buffalo-national-river-east-trail-map-233

https://shop.nationalgeographic.com/products/buffalo-national-river-west-trail-map-232

Don’t forget to go straight to the source. The National Park Service has all sorts of helpful information on the Buff. https://www.nps.gov/buff/index.htm

Are you a waterfall hunter? You could be. All you need are basic hiking implements, a little knowledge (and common sense) and a good guide. Here’s one we like a lot. http://timernst.com/Products/H2O.html

Missouri? On Arkansas Adventuregram? Sure! There are lots of adventures to be had in The Show Me State, and after all, they are our neighbors.

http://timernst.com/Products/MO.html

Everyone loves butterflies. http://timernst.com/Products/arbutterflies.html

Flowers too. http://timernst.com/Products/arkwildflowers.html

Kristian Underwood is a full service cartographer. His maps are not only functional, they’re exquisite. He’s also a good friend and one hell of a paddler!

http://www.ugeographics.com/services.html