Syllamo Trail Mountain Biking – 10 miles North to trailhead
A series of interconnection loops providing roughly 50 miles of mostly single-track trail. There are four different trail heads that will offer a different adventure with scenic views at every turn. This path was honored as an “Epic” ride by the International Mountain Bicycling Association.
Blanchard Springs Rec Area – 14 Miles NorthWest
Beautiful Family Friendly area that will provide a great outdoor experience. Spend the day exploring Blanchard Springs Caverns, swim in the clear waters of Sylamore Creek, try your luck in catching rainbow trout in Mirror Lake. Enjoy the cool breeze created by the Blanchard Springs as it rushes out of the hillside as a waterfall.
Gunner’s Pool Rec Area – 16 Miles NorthWest
Spend a hot summer day cooling off at Scenic Gunner’s Pool, created by spring fed Gunner’s Creek. See the waterfall flowing over the manmade stepping stones as Gunner’s Pool spills over into the North Sylamore Creek. Enjoy hiking or swimming in and around the creek. ATV’s and hunting are also allowed in certain areas, please verify and follow all rules before you set out on your adventure.
Hiking – All around
Numerous hiking trails for all experience levels. If you are up for exploring, stop by the front office and we can give you some ideas.
Fishing – 5 Miles North
Mountain View is world famous for trout fishing. The best fishing can be found where the Sylamore Creek flows into the White River. Contact a local guide service or enjoy some peace and quiet fishing in the many offshoots and quiet streams.
Kayak / Canoe –
The best time to enjoy kayaking the local streams is in the spring when water is flowing well. There are several rivers within short distance that run all year. You can bring your own equipment or contact a local outfitter to book a memorable trip. We can offer information.
Play a round at the bottom of the hill at Pine Hills Golf Course
We are located very close to Greer's Ferry, Norfork and Bull Shoals Lakes. All offer endless opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors.
Folk Music – All around
Mountain View is known as the “Folk Music Capital of the World.” Mountain View plays host to the Arkansas State Fiddle Championship as well as many different festivals centered around Bluegrass or Folk Music. You can bring your instrument and join fellow musicians at the Pickin’ Park or Courthouse Square. FREE Live music takes place most Friday and Saturday nights on the square around the Stone County Courthouse.
Ozark Folk Center State Park – 1-mile
The Folk Center is a fantastic place to spend the day learning about the Ozark Culture, Music and Crafts. Southern Mountain Music is the heart of this park which is open from Mid-April to Mid-November. Watch the local artisans as they demonstrate, create and sell handmade items. Learn from the gardeners in the Heritage Herb Garden. Stay to eat at the Skillet Restaurant and enjoy a concert in the theater in the evening. Loco Ropes Treetop adventure is a great escapade for young and young at heart.
Shopping and Dining in Downtown
Spend the day exploring the quaint little downtown shops and local eateries. Lots of antiques shops can be found in the greater area.
North Central Arkansas is home to many great riding roads. Come visit for a weekend or a week and spend time breathing the clean mountain air.
During August, Mountain View plays host to the Mountain, Music & Motorcycles Rally. You are welcome to pitch your tent in our backyard or stay in one of the guest motel accommodations.
If you stay in our guest motel, we will soon have covered parking for your bike. We are also building the perfect outdoor space for you and your riding mates to gather outdoors.
Let us help get your gear where and when you need it. We can receive any gear early or we can ship it home after your trip.