Playground & Games
Lots of fun games for kids and adults. The playground has a giant swing, and whirly seesaw. There is a badminton net, with racquets, a pool table, pool basketball hoop, and other family games.
If you like hiking, you won't have to go very far, there is a 5 mile trail right opposite the front door! It follows the shoreline so you can enjoy lake views, and plenty of wildlife.
Wildlife at Equani is abundant and ever surprising! Being fairly remote and surrounded mainly by large oaks, dogwoods, pine, and other forest tree varieties, the possibilities are endless! On any given day, you may see armadillos, deer, racoons, turtles, bats, several species of birds including bald eagles, red and gold finches, red and green throated hummingbirds, red cardinals, scissortails, swallows, nuthatchers, red headed and peliated woodpeckers, heron, even the rare whipperwill.
The lake is smooth and clean - perfect for all boating and water sports like water skiing, wake boarding, kneeboarding and tubing. Tracy Ferry Marina is only 10 minutes' drive away and offers boat and jet ski rentals.
Float the River
Just a 1 hour drive takes you to Buffalo City where you can rent kayaks or a raft and float the Buffalo River. Stop for picnics at the beaches, and a refreshing cool dip in the clear waters as you go. The Buffalo River is America's first National River, and one of the most beautiful in the world.
Mountain Home, Arkansas was voted 2nd best fishing town in the USA by Field and Stream magazine. The 170-mile network of cold water rivers harbor some of the world’s biggest trout, including a record-breaking 38 pound nine ounce trout in 1988. In addition to the two main fishing rivers - White River and North Fork, the lakes - Lake Norfork and Bull Shoals are great for Large Mouth Bass, Walleye, Hybrid Striper, lots of crappie and of course catfish.
Arkansas has 133 very impressive waterfalls within a 3 hour drive of Anedodi. The waterfalls of the Buffalo National River Region, America’s first National River have majestic settings, cascading from limestone and sandstone bluffs. The tallest, at 209 feet, Hemmed-in Hollow Falls, is also the tallest between the Appalachians and Rockies. There are 15 waterfalls which are within a 1 hour drive of Equani including some easy hikes to 80 footers, like Dewey Canyon Falls, and Bumpers Falls.
Blanchard Springs Caverns
This is an hour's drive from Equani. Guided walking tours through an active cavern system, featuring sparkling calcite formations, stalactites, stalagmites and columns. Two different trails for viewing. Wild Cave Tours available. Ranked among the 10 most outstanding in North America, it’s the only developed cave system operated by the U.S. Forest Service.
Mountain Home has a wonderful farm with pick your own blueberries, raspberries, vegetables and much more.