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Sugar Camp National Forest Scenic Drive

50.1 miles: 1 hours, 5 minutes

This rural, two-lane drive through the southern Ozark wilderness is largely within a portion of the Mark Twain National Forest. At one end of Sugar Camp National Forest Scenic Drive is the entertainment capital of the state: Branson. At the other terminus, not far from the route, the sounds of the waterfalls from the Roaring River State Park are a welcome diversion.


This pleasant byway in one of the seven wilderness areas of the Mark Twain National Forest features many places to stop and hike, camp, fish or canoe. And while you might think a forest drive is all trees and canopies, quite a bit of it looks like open farmland as the road winds leisurely just north of the Arkansas border.


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