Hidden Elk Escape - 2 BR/2 BA Near Hiking Trails!

Entire cottage hosted by Rachel & Matt

  1. 4 guests
  2. 2 bedrooms
  3. 2 beds
  4. 2 baths
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Welcome to Hidden Elk Escape, where you can have a relaxing weekend getaway or a fun-filled family vacation! Less than 10 miles from Buffalo National River, Ozark National Forest, Boxley Valley Elk Herd, Whitaker Point, Lost Valley, and other popular hiking trails. It's the perfect base for exploring all the area has to offer, including hiking, canoeing/kayaking, elk-watching, rock climbing, and more. After a day of adventures, come home and relax by the fire while enjoying mountaintop serenity!

The space
The rental is a 950-square-foot manufactured home that was built in 2018. It is fully-furnished with two bedrooms, two full bathrooms, and a washer and dryer. There is a fully-equipped kitchen with a refrigerator, stove, oven, microwave, toaster, blender, coffee maker, pots and pans, and utensils. The home has WiFi and a Smart TV for streaming movies and TV shows, in addition to board games and reading materials. There is also a charcoal grill, fire pit, picnic table, and outdoor chairs available for guests to enjoy. The home is decorated with artwork and photography by local artists.

What this place offers

Wi-Fi – 6 Mbps
Free driveway parking on premises
Pets allowed
50" TV
Free washing machine – In unit
Free dryer – In unit
Central air conditioning
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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5.0 out of 5 stars from 8 reviews


Where you’ll be

Ponca, Arkansas, United States

The Hidden Elk Escape is located on Hwy 21 in between Boxley and Mossville. It is within 10 miles of many popular attractions in the area.

1/4 mile to Ozark National Forest
2 miles to Smith Creek Nature Preserve
4 miles to Buffalo National River at Boxley
5 miles to Boxley Valley (Elk-Watching)
8 miles to Glory Hole Falls
9.5 miles to Lost Valley Trail
10 miles to Buffalo National River at Ponca
10 miles to Whitaker Point/Hawksbill Crag

Hosted by Rachel & Matt

  1. Joined in January 2016
  • 8 Reviews
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We are Rachel and Matt Yarbrough. We live near the Buffalo National River with our two dogs, Reggie and Luna. We love being outdoors and exploring new places! In our free time, we enjoy camping, hiking, floating the river, and playing disc golf. We work for Ranger’s Ozark Mountain Escapes, LLC and we manage three vacation rental homes. We strive to provide a 5-star experience for our guests, so please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or need anything. We are so excited to share our love for the Buffalo National River and Ozark Mountains with you, and we are happy to provide recommendations on local activities. Be sure to check out our guidebook!
We are Rachel and Matt Yarbrough. We live near the Buffalo National River with our two dogs, Reggie and Luna. We love being outdoors and exploring new places! In our free time, we…


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During your stay

We live nearby and are available to offer assistance if needed. We are also happy to offer recommendations on local activities.
  • Language: English
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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House rules

Check-in: After 4:00 pm
Checkout: 10:00 am
Self check-in with keypad
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

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