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Hike & Distillery

  • Deer, AR, 72628 United States (map)
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We will start our day by exploring Alum Cove.  This area is most known for the incredible natural bridge that spans over 130’.  This easy hike will allow us to see it from above and then climb down under the natural bridge where we will see small waterfalls coming down every side of the feature.  This 1.5 mile hike is also filled with caves of all shapes and sizes. We will take our time to explore the entire area and dip into these caves to see what they have to offer! This easy hike literally has it all, the perfect summary of everything the Ozarks has to offer!

On our way back to Springfield we will visit Copper Run Distillery, the first legal distillery in the Ozarks Mountains since prohibition in 1933. The local distillery has a tasting room and a back patio to enjoy our drinks being surrounded by nature.  After a tasting sit back with a drink in hand and talk about the mornings hike while listening to live music in the sunshine.


INCLUDES: TRANSPORTATION AND EXPERT GUIDE

DOES NOT INCLUDE: GUIDE’S TIPS

AGE: • 21+


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This hike has it all.  Natural bridge, waterfalls, caves and just under 2 miles at easy terrain

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See some of the greatest natural features in the Ozarks and then taste some local whiskey with listening to live music on the outdoor patio.

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Today will bring together everything we love about warm weather in the Ozarks - nature, hiking and locally made alcohol.


PICKUP LOCATIONS

  • SPRINGFIELD: 5 Pound Apparel at Farmers Park (2144 E Republic Road, Springfield, MO 65804)
    PICK UP TIME: 8:30 AM

PERFECT FOR

  • First Time Hikers up for a challenge

  • Fit Adventurers looking for a fun day in nature

PACKING LIST

WHAT TO WEAR?

  • Athletic clothing

  • Waterproof hiking boots/shoes

  • Hat / gloves

  • Sunscreen / Bug repellent

WHAT TO BRING?

  • Backpack

  • Water, lunch and snacks for the hike.

  • Raincoat

  • Camera (optional)

  • Hiking poles (optional)

SCHEDULE

  • Meet at 8:30 at Farmers Park.

  • Drive 2 hours to Alum Cove where we will hike 1.5 miles through easy terrain.

  • After a great hike, we will head to Copper Run Distillery for some great locally made alcohol.

  • Drive back and arrive to Springfield around 5:00.

Earlier Event: May 18
Hike, Mill, Cave Tour
Later Event: May 18
Horseback Riding & Winery