Luxurious Lodge Located in the Heart of Buffalo River Country!(16 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Lodge
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
The Lodge Is Over 6,000 Sq. Ft. With A Wrap-around Porch And Panaromic Views.
• Fully equipped Kitchen
• Game room with Pool Table, Foosball, Ping Pong, Air Hockey, PS2 with Games, & Board Games
• Wood Burning Fireplace
• Jacuzzi Tub
• Dish Satellite Service
• TVs in all Bedrooms
• 73-inch TV in Living Room
• 60-inch TV in Game room
• Bed & Bath Linens
• Laundry Room
• Laundry & Dish Soap
• Paper Products
• Gas Grill on Deck
• Horse Friendly ($10 per horse per night)
• Hiking Saddleback Branch & Waterfall
• Open Fire Pit
• Wildlife Watching
• Star Gazing
Minutes away from Buffalo National River Activities
• Hawksbill Crag
• Lost Valley
• Glory Hole
• Smith Creek Preserve
• Center Point
• Steel Creek
• Kyle's Landing
• Steel Creek to Granny Henderson's Cabin
• Upper Buffalo Wilderness Trail
• Center Point to Big Bluff
Whether you have come to the area to hike, horseback ride, canoe, or simply relax, this is your home. This is truly the perfect place for a family getaway for those looking for the authentic Buffalo River vacation!
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Member since: 2014
- 6000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20, Beds for 20
Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms
- Bath linens, hand soap, and toilet paper provided.
- DVD Player:
- Game Room:
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Mountain Biking
- Rock Climbing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 10 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils:
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Damage/Cleaning Deposit $500
- Property Damage Protection $79
- Tax Rate 10%
The lodge is also a great choice for your special event, business retreat, or family reunion. Limit 100 guests.
Special Event Rates
• $1,000 Event Fee
• $500 Security/Damage Deposit
60-day cancellation notice for full refund less $100 administration fee.
10% discount when seven nights are booked.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Reconnect with your loved ones by visiting the Buffalo National River Park, America's first National River. The River flows 135 miles through the majestic Ozark Mountains and offers many outdoor adventures. Canoe the river, explore the trails, drive the scenic routes, or view the famous Arkansas Elk herd in the Boxley Valley. Saddleback Lodge is in the heart of the Upper Buffalo National River Park and just minutes from where the River flows through the historic Boxley Valley. Floating the Buffalo is fun and exciting, but the adventures don't stop there. Allow the Upper Trails to take you to historic home sites and numerous waterfalls, including the most popular, Lost Valley; most photographed Arkansas Landmark, Hawksbill Crag; or the highest waterfall between the Rockies and the Appalachians, Hemmed in Hollow at 204 feet.
Year Purchased: 2000
About the owner: Allen and I were high school sweethearts and were married a month after my high school graduation. We lived on Cave Mountain, just up the road from the famous Hawksbill Crag, for several years before purchasing this land that is now home to Saddleback Lodge. The land was raw with no road access, water, or electric. We built our dream home in 2007 and Allen has worked to make it what it is today. God has blessed us with three beautiful daughters and their families which consist of six grandchildren.
Why the Owner Chose Ponca, AR, USA:
This area has always been home for me. Both sets of my Grandparents were born in what is now known as the Buffalo National River Park. My 24 year old Maternal Grandpa married the love of his life when she was 15 and moved her into a 16x16 cabin which he had built on the River in 1927. The partial foundation and chimney still marks the location of this home site. My dad walked across the Buffalo River every weekend to date my mom. Saddleback Lodge is our dream home, but was built late in life when our kids were almost ready to leave the nest. We love our family get-togethers here, but now want to share this wonderful home with you.
The Unique Benefits at this Lodge:
Saddleback Lodge features Spruce Pine Logs, Native Stone, Cedar, and Aspen throughout the 6000 square foot structure. It offers many unique benefits, such as complete privacy, wood-burning fireplace, large game room, open fire pit, on-site hiking trail to the majestic waterfall, and the beautiful view from the back porch.
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Saddleback Lodge, Christmas 2013
View of Living Room from front door
Jenn-Air Four Burner Gas Range with Grill
Main Floor King Private Bath with Double Sinks. Also has walk-in shower.
Main Floor Queen Suite with Window Seat
Upstairs Queen Suite. Private bath with Shower/Tub combo.
Queen beds in Loft
Queen Suite located downstairs
Game room with Pool Table, Air Hockey, Foosball, Ping Pong, PS2 & 60 inch TV
Wildlife that roams on property
View from Back Porch
Saddleback Lodge at Night
View of Wood-Burning Fireplace in the Living Room
Seat four at the Kitchen Bar
Main Floor King Suite with Window Seat & Private Bath
Jacuzzi Tub in King Main Floor Private Bath
Main Floor Bathroom with Shower/Tub Combo. Adjacent to Main Floor Queen Suite.
Upstairs Queen Suite. Private Bath with Shower. This room has a Toddler Bed.
Bunk room (4 twins) located downstairs.
King Suite located downstairs
Open Fire Pit
On-site hiking to Waterfall
Amazing sunsets performed nightly. Reserve your performance today!
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Tuesday, January 17, 2017
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