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Beautiful Log Lodging 1/4 M. to White River World Class Fishin

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 5-10)

Any way you choose to do it, trout fishing at Tall Pine is some of the best in America. And we have the records to prove it! The former All Tackle World Record brown trout was caught 15 minutes away. This brown trout, which weighed 32 pounds, is still the 2nd largest brown ever caught anywhere in the world. The 3rd largest brown ever caught was also caught 15 minutes from Tall Pine. There have been many other line class record fish caught in this area. But big fish are not all we have. It is normal to catch from 30 to 60 trout in a day's fishing here.

When you fish the White or North Fork rivers you'll also enjoy some spectacular Ozark Mountain scenery. The water is a clear emerald green. Bluffs rise some 150 to 200 feet above the water. Meadows, wildlife, water fowl and other birds, and wildflowers are common sites along the river banks. You can rent a boat in the town of Norfork, which is ten minutes from Tall Pine, or you can go boat fishing with a guide who will provide the boat and all tackle. You can buy your fishing licenses and trout stamps in Norfork.

About 20 minutes from Tall Pine is Norfork Lake, which is famous for large striped bass. You can also catch walleye, largemouth, smallmouth, catfish, and bream in Norfork. Rent a boat at one of the marinas, or go out with a guide who will provide the boat and all tackle.

My daughter and I built this two bedroom two bath 1,350 square foot lodge one log at a time, just like we did the cabin. And every log was placed with our guest's comfort in mind! Like our cabin, the lodge is made of solid aromatic native red cedar which smells wonderful. A Sunbeam Grill Master (on deck under in shade) waits for the chance to BBQ your favorite steak, or use the charcoal smoker. Outdoor deck lights make late night BBQ convenient. Enjoy outside dinners on our old-fashioned picnic tables. Your 8-person hot tub under the stars! A 6-foot high privacy fence encloses the back deck area. The double doors enter into the master bedroom suite. There are no other buildings around for nearly 1/2 mile, just Ozark forest. Oak flooring, aromatic cedar walls, antique light fixtures, and ceiling track lights create a warm room atmosphere.

This place is well maintained and is always neat and clean as a pin!

If the Lodge appears to be unavailable please call us as we do have others.

Keywords: Log House

More Details

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 25, 2017

About Owner/Manager​

When I first purchased this place it was a vacant piece of ground with an old run down mobile home on it. Together with my two girls we built these buildings with our own hands and turned it in to the place it is today. Now my girls are grown and gone and my husband CJ and I are still here but Ed Potts our neighbor oversees the place for us while we tend to our Saddle Shop, Crest Ridge Saddlery

Owner/Manager​ purchased this house in 1995

Why Owner/Manager​ chose Arkansas

This place used to be just our own private fishing cabin that we asked Ed to rent for us while we were not using it. then it became so full that we then built the big Lodge. This place is secluded, and unique. Your pets are always welcome here, please just remember to be considerate of other guest while you are here with them.

What makes this house unique

Everything you need to is furnished except what you eat, there is even a washer, dryer, indoor jaquzzi and outdoor 8 man hot tub. We are 1/4 mile to Red's Landing Whiter River access, 1 hour to Blanchard Springs Cavern, 1 hour to Mammoth Spring, 40 minutes to Mountain View or Hardy where all the tourist shops are. We have local fishing guide services here, along with canoe trips, hiking trails, bike trails and horse trails. But best of all we have the #1 World Class Fishing River 1/4 mile away from the very spot you are staying.


Norfork House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • limited accessibility
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • water skiing


Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

Beautiful Log Lodging 1/4 M. to White River World Class Fishin
average rating of 4.285714 based on 7 reviews
Central Texas

Peaceful and comfortable - just what we were wanting

  • 5 of 5

It's so quiet here, you can hear every car drive by. And the house feels like a home. Our first experience with booking through Home away was great.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cabin was nice but you have to BE SURE and lock EVERYTHING UP!

  • 1 of 5

We had a fishing pole stolen from the bed of a truck. They left the drivers door and glove box open on the truck and stole one of the groomsmens' clothes for the wedding the next day from the inside of the truck.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice stay

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our visit. As soon as we arrived, Ed pulled up on his 4 wheeler to check and see if everything was okay with us. Very nice !

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and that everything was good in your cabin . Thank you very much for staying with us Ed
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Perfect little get away.

  • 5 of 5

We rented this cabin for Labor Day, and had a wonderful holiday weekend. Very clean and well maintained. Gorgeous views and friendly people. Thanks for a great time, we will certainly be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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cabin getaway

  • 5 of 5

Cabins are walk in ready. Very clean, spacious, and comfortable. Enjoyed my stay and would recomend to anyone as a peaceful getaway. Close to the white river for some great fishing. Would do it again!

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2010
  • Stayed: Nov 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Highly recommend~extremely comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in the cabin. It has all the comforts of home in it, immaculate condition and I did not want to leave! During my stay, I also got a tour of the lodge and it is awesome. So homey! Everything there is in top condition and the surroundings are so beautiful, with a stream near by. What a great time I had. I highly recommend this place.

  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2010
  • Stayed: Nov 2006
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Rates & Availability

Norfork House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nightly Rate
Aug 10 2017 - Aug 13 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
Nightly Rate
Oct 22 2017 - Oct 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $5

We have a 30 day cancellation policy in which any reservations cancelled within 30 days of arrival date will forfeit any money already paid

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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