Falling Water Scenic Drive

#10 of 66 trails in Ozark National Forest

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Falling Water Scenic Drive is a 9.4 mile route beginning at 116 hwy and travels east along Falling water rd. and ends at Richland Creek NF campground. It follows Falling Water creek which is rich in Waterfalls. Two of which are adjacent to the road. Five others are within short hikes of the road.

Falling water falls is on the right at 2.3 miles, Six Finger falls is at mile 6 on the left. Other falls in are in the area. Primitive camping with no facilities at Richland Creek campsite. Pit toilet and picknic tables, fire rings. Richland Creek has several falls that can be bushwacked to. Great area to enjoy.

At the intersection of 7 hwy and 16, (town of Pelsor, which consists of a post office and convienance store) take hwy 16 east to the town of BEN HUR (literally just a sign post) continue past Ben Hur 1 mile to Forest Road 1205, turn east on gravel road (FR 1205) and enjoy.

For Fee primitive camping at Richland Creek campground.

Trail head access to Ozark Highland Trail.

Ozark National Forest



3 Completed 3 Reviews

I searched and searched for an hour and half. nothing was marked and the gps only took me to the road which split off btw.



1 Completed 1 Reviews

Just done this yesterday 5/24/14!! awesome!!



52 Completed 52 Reviews

You can hike the creek and see small rock shelters and fossils.



414 Completed 417 Reviews

This short scenic drive is packed with things to see and do. Hiking, waterfall hunting, swimming, camping. Very scenic and beautiful country.