There’s A Tiny Town In Arkansas Completely Surrounded By Breathtaking Natural Beauty
When you read “tiny town,” you may think of towns that are at least twice as big as Ponca. You see, Ponca’s population doesn’t even hit 100. The humans living there only constitute 91 souls, but the natural wonders there are basically innumerable. Ponca is a gorgeous part of the Ozarks and a gateway to the Buffalo National River, making it hands down one of the most scenic towns in the Natural State. If you want to immerse yourself in natural beauty, the teeny tiny town of Ponca is the perfect place to go.
Ponca is located in Newton County. You can find directions here.
Inside the city limits of Ponca you'll find outfitters who can equip you for your natural adventure. Like the Buffalo Outdoor Center, for example.
You can also rent picturesque cabins near Ponca.
They're super cozy, too.
The incredibly scenic Boxley Valley is right near Ponca.
And by incredibly scenic, I mean the ideal place to spend a day exploring.
And, of course, Boxley Valley is right near Hawksbill Crag.
Arkansas’s only herd of elk is known to hang around the fields near Ponca.
There’s even a place where you can go to learn about the elk, totally free of charge.
A lot of Ponca’s draw has to do with the Buffalo National River . . .
. . . and its gorgeous painted bluffs . . .
. . . and its waterfalls . . .
. . . and the relaxing float trip that will ease away your troubles . . .
. . . and the amazing adventure awaiting you there.
You’re definitely not going to go out exploring near Ponca and decide the land is ugly or boring.
In fact, you’re going to find a whole lot of wonder, nearly endless beauty, and gorgeous opportunities to explore the Natural State in Ponca.
And to those 91 people lucky enough to live in Ponca, we tip our hats. Even if we are a little jealous.