Rock is located halfway between
Mountain View and Mountain Home.
culture and outdoor opportunities
are easy to find.
are White River access points
at Chessmond Access (3 miles up
Red’s Landing (13 miles up river),
and more toward Norfork.
Calico Rock take-out is just below
the hotel within easy walking distance.
are just north of more than 100,000 acres of the Ozark National Forest, with
beautiful creeks, waterfalls, and trails.
Ask about our hand-drawn map of the forest service roads and scenic
Sunset on the White River, an easy
walk from the hotel
Trout fishing. Located on the White
River, Calico Rock hosts 3 commercial boat docks, two of which
are within walking distance of the hotel. Here you can buy fishing
licenses, book a guided trip, or rent a boat for fishing or
sightseeing. The White River is stocked with rainbow, cutthroat and
brown trout, and is considered to be the South's premier trout fishing
Dock> <Lindsey Trout Dock>
<Bill Terry’s White River
Historic Downtown Calico
The city of Calico Rock recently opened a museum and artisan’s gallery less
than a block from the hotel. A walking
tour takes you through the historic Peppersauce
area of Old East Calico.
Between the Buns
has burgers, catfish, ice cream and homemade desserts; and serves breakfast
Monday through Saturday.
Keeping It Simple serves
breakfast and lunch Wednesday through Sunday.
Subway is the only place
open for breakfast 7 days a week.
The Printing Press Café on
Main Street serves lunch Tuesday through Saturday.
Blanchard Springs Caverns, also about 25 miles south, is operated by the
National Forest Service and offers year-round tours of a spectacular cave
discovered in the 20th century.
Ozark National Forest and Leatherwoods Wilderness Area. Just across the river, over
100,000 acres of Ozark
National Forest offer
abundant hiking and camping opportunities. We (Linda and Mark) will be
glad to point out our favorite spots to visit.
<Ozark National Forest website>
Ozark Folk Center
State Park. Just outside of Mountain View, the Ozark Folk
Park offers live music, a blacksmith shop, a
candle shop, a music shop, a great herb garden, and other working exhibits of
area crafts and customs.
Folk Center website>
Ozark Music in Mountain View. Mountain View, about 25 miles south, hosts
area and visiting musicians on the square every Friday and Saturday
night. Musically inclined visitors can sit in on one of the informal
groups, while the rest of us just enjoy the live music.
<Mountain View website>
Buffalo National River. Canoeing and rafting on the Buffalo National River
is about an hour away. <Buffalo
National River website>