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Photo of the Week: Controlled Burn

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Controlled Burn

February 16, 2016

Only in Arkansas


Controlled Burn photo by Eric Treadwell (@geotread)

Richland Creek Wilderness Area is one of the hiking shrines of Arkansas’s Boston Mountains. Almost 12,000 acres in extent, it’s a region of extraordinarily steep and rugged terrain, gigantic boulders, and startling blue green water. But what it’s probably best known for are its fabulous waterfalls. Falling Water Falls, shown in the photo, was captured as Newton County was conducting a controlled burn.

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