Campfire Chat

Gary Allman and Lanie tending a campfire, Hercules Glades, September 2012

A roundup of links to other websites with news and articles we’ve found interesting, and also our own campfire musings.

Sitting by the campfire gives us a space to reflect and plan, not to mention an opportunity to swap yarns and jokes. We promise not to sing.

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Plants of the Ozarks

False Garlic, Nothoscordum bivalve

As we hike, backpack and paddle around the Ozarks we photograph many of Missouri’s and Arkansas’ plants. Ginger has keen interest in the taxonomy of plants, so we include local and scientific names wherever possible to help you correctly identify them.
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Trees of the Ozarks

Picture of American Redbud, a spring flowering tree native to the Ozarks.

Pictures and information on the trees to be found in the Ozarks.

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A newly emerged Tiger Moth pictured in the weeds at Berry Bend Campground on Truman Lake.

There’s no shortage of bugs in the Ozarks, and as we come across them, we are adding them here.

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Photograph of a Speckled Kings taken in Piney Creek Wilderness, Missouri

Anything that walks, flies slithers or swims… Mammals, reptiles, birds and fish.

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Photo Galleries

Woods Fork - Busiek State Forest and Wildlife Area

Photographs of the trails, wildernesses, campsites, campgrounds, lakes and creeks of the Ozarks.

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About Ozarks Walkabout

Man and woman wearing backpacks while hiking the Berryman Trail in Mark Twain National Forest.

If you want to know what Ozarks Walkabout is all about, then read on.
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Hiking, Camping, Backpacking and Paddling Gear

Ozarks Walkabout Gear

Posts about our outdoors gear, and our gear reviews. Find out what works for us, and what we actually use when we go camping / hiking / backpacking and paddling.
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Contact Us

Ozarks Walkabout Mail

Go on, send us a message, tell us how we’re doing, what you’d like to see, or what you’ve been up to in the outdoors.

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Terms and Conditions

Ozarks Walkabout Terms and Conditions

Really we shouldn’t have to say this but if we don’t some simple soul will probably have a hissy fit and get all litigious. It also helps our legal advisers sleep at night.
So here goes…

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