adventure In the Ozarks

Rocky Branch Resort is the perfect home-base for some of the very best fishing, hiking and mountain biking in Arkansas.  We are located next to Rocky Branch Marina and Recreation area and are minutes from Hobbs State Park and War Eagle Mill. 

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Hobbs State Park

Hobbs is Arkansas’s largest state park, spanning a 12,054-acre tract of Ozark landscape along the southern shore of Beaver Lake. The park includes a 52-mile trail system with hiking, ADA, mountain biking, and horseback riding trails, and 5 primitive campsites. The visitor center includes exhibits about the park’s natural resources, limestone landscape, and history. 

Bass Fish

Fishing

Beaver Lake is known for its large and small-mouth bass, crappie, bream, white bass, stripers, and channel or spoon-bill catfish. Nearby War Eagle Creek is the perfect place to catch all sorts of fish and spend some quality time on the banks of the river. We are happy to connect you to a local fishing guide for your trip.

Mountain Biking

Mountain biking

We are located in the heart of world-class mountain biking in NWA. The Monument Trail System is minutes away and includes 40 miles of prime dirt ribbons. Check out that and other great rides here: 10 Best Mountain Biking Trails in Northwest Arkansas

Deer

 Hunting

Deer, wild turkey, and small game hunting is permitted in nearby Hobbs Park during certain times of the year. See state Game & Fish regulations. Special Hobbs permit may be required for some hunts.

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MOTORCYCLE RIDING

We are just off Hwy 12, a winding adventure in the Ozarks every rider should check off his or her bucket-list that goes from Rogers towards Eureka Springs.  And of course, the Bikes, Blues & BBQ rally happens every year in NW Ark. Plan your ride on Ozark Rides.

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water sports

Rocky Branch Recreation Area and Campground is just down the street from the resort. It is a class A park which offers swimming, camp sites, picnic areas, and a boat ramp with parking area. 

The Rocky Branch Marina is just beyond the park and has another boat launch. It is a full-service marina with boat repair and sales. 

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Hiking

Nearby Hobbs State Park offers 52 miles of trails with 12 trail-heads and varied difficulty levels. Trails are open year-round and show off Arkansas' natural beauty.

Outdoor Shooting range 

Hobbs State Park offers a newly updated Outdoor Shooting Range located near the intersection of State Highways 12 and 303 North. The facility includes five covered stations and one uncovered station & accommodates shooting stands at 25, 50, 75 and 100 yards.