Wits End Ranch-Buffalo National River
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
St. Joe cabin description
The Wits End Ranch location is private and secluded, yet less than 5 minutes from U.S. Hwy 65, ¼ mile past the Hwy. 65 & Coursey’s Dr. Junction. It is one of the most beautiful spots in the Ozark Mountains. The ranch is located less than an hour south of Harrison, Arkansas and less than 2 hours from Little Rock, Arkansas and the Springfield/Branson, MO area.
The Ranch property borders the Buffalo National River Park N.P.. There are miles of hiking, biking and horse trails, spectacular scenery, wildlife and outdoor fun for every season of the year. Enjoy a beautiful sunset from the spacious deck. Relax in front of the huge fireplace on fall and winter evenings. A great escape from the hustle and bustle of the real world. Perfect for a family reunion, company retreat or romantic getaway.
The Main House sets high on a hill overlooking the 100,000+ acre National Park. It has two bathrooms, 2 large bedrooms, 1 with a king and 2 double beds, one with a queen, two double beds and a single bed. The living room has a sleeper sofa and two day beds. All towels and linens are furnished. There is a large fireplace, central AC/heat and a fully equipped kitchen. There is a screened in porch, large deck, picnic tables, BBQ grills (charcoal) horse shoes and volleyball/badminton. The yard area is landscaped with rock gardens and natural beauty all around.
The Bunk House can be rented along with the Main House, to accommodate large groups. It has a window AC unit, a bathroom (with a shower), refrigerator, coffee pot and microwave. There are 4 double beds, 4 single beds and a sleeper sofa. It is located across the driveway from the Main House.
*We have 6- 10 X 10 outdoor metal pens for your horses and a large area to park trucks/trailers.
Keywords: Buffalo National River National Park, Tyler Bend Area. Private secluded 2 bedroom/2 bath main cabin & a bunkhouse bordering the National Park
- 1800 sq. ft.
- 1 story
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome:
- Wheelchair Accessible:
- Pets Considered:
- Non Smoking Only:
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 14
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
Kitchen & Dining
- Pantry Items:
- Coffee Maker:
- Catering Available:
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- Air Conditioning:
- Fitness Room / Equipment:
- Parking Off Street:
- Wood Fireplace:
- Linens Provided
- Picnic tables, outdoor fire pit, outdoor pens for your horses w/water available, walk to the National Park trail system from the Wits End Ranch property, horseshoes, volleyball net. Only an hour and a half scenic drive from the Table Rock lake, Branson and Siiver Dollar City area. Less than 2 hours from Little Rock Arkansas....moreless
- CD Player
- Away From It All
- Hunting Big Game
- Hunting Small Game
- Mountain Biking
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Horseback Riding
- Bird Watching
- Sight Seeing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Rock Climbing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Scenic Drives
- Marshall, Gilbert, Leslie and St. Joe Arkansas: There are crafts, antiques, furniture and gift stores along with restaurants, churches and a drive-in movie theater. Wildlife Viewing: You can enjoy seeing the Buffalo National River elk herd at many locations along the Buffalo River. We also have a wonderful variety of wildlife including whitetail deer, black bear, fox, bobcat, wild turkeys, bald eagles and great blue herons. ...moreless
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Spent two nights at Wits End Ranch with a very active group of senior citizens and we all had an AMAZING time. The cabin was exceptional and every need was met. It was wonderful that it was all one level. Each evening at sunset we took full advantage of the huge deck overlooking a spectacular view. The owner Dave was extremely accommodating and answered each of my questions and emails promptly. Our whole group wants to go again next year. Wits End Ranch will NOT dissappoint!
- Guest Rhonda (Arkansas)
- Date of stay 10/27/13
- Review Submitted 11/05/13
Recommended for: Adventure seekers, sightseeing, age 55+, romantic getaway, girls getaway.
Our stay at Wits End Ranch was wonderful. The cabin was simply amazing, the decorations was very organized. The town is pretty small, very few activities to do. But if you are looking for a gateway from hustle-bustle life, then just stay at the cabin and enjoy the spectacular view of the mountain and woods. The cabin offers plenty of room for a large crowd. We were very impressed with the cabin and we would certainly like to go back to the cabin. The owner of the cabin was very supportive and wonderful. We would certainly recommend anyone to stay at the cabin.
- Guest Hami (Topeka, KS)
- Date of stay 08/24/12
- Review Submitted 09/02/12
Recommended for: Families with teenagers, sightseeing, romantic getaway, families with young children, girls getaway.
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|My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
Additional information about rental rates
Bunkhouse/chapel/event building is $155.00 a night up to 4 people. Additional Guests are $15.00 ea. per night for main cabin and bunk/event bldg.
day use guest are $3.00 ea.
Family Reunion Specials: Main cabin 2 nights up to 12 peoples- $580.00 + tax. Main cabin &bunkhouse up to 20 people $920.00 + tax
1 time $65.00 cleaning fee ea. bldg.
Check in is 4 PM-Out 10AM
- Clean fee ea. building: $65 + tax
- Tax Rate 9.5%
This owner accepts: Credit cards.
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- Nearest Airport: Harrison, Arkansas at 40 Miles
- Nearest Ferry: Silver Hill Canoes/Kayaks 870-439-2372 hwy. 65 at 3 Miles
- Nearest Motorway: US Hwy. 65 at 1 Miles
- Nearest Golf: Harrison, AR-Branson, MO at 40 Miles
- Nearest Restaurant: St. Joe, Gilbert, Arkansas at 1 Miles
Year Purchased: 1996
- Primary: 417-343-0382
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Take a Hike! Many great fall & winter weekends still available for booking.
Wits End Ranch driveway in the spring
Deck view, fog over the river valley
sunset from the deck
Elk in the Buffalo River National Park
Buffalo River eagle
Main cabin bedoom 2
Main cabin bedroom 1
main cabin bedroom 1
Spring Kayaking the Buffalo River-Silver Hill Float Service 870-439-2372
Wedding on the deck
Bluff view, a short hike from the Wits End Ranch
biking back to the Wits End Ranch
Biking the National Park backroads
bluff view in the winter not far from the Wits End Ranch
Main dining area, main cabin
cornhole bean bag toss game
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