Intimate isolation, breathtaking beauty and last but not least, a whispering river flowing right below the bluff you are perched on at the Whispering River Cabin.
You’ve heard the term “panoramic view.” When you arrive at the cabin, something will draw you to the glass french doors off the kitchen and living room. You’ll cross the spacious back deck, breathing air tinged with a scent of surrounding pine. Finally, you’ll lean on the deck rail, let your eyes take in the broad view, and watch wide rippling water flow over rocks as the sun sets in vibrant colors over the opposite ridge.
What a way to end a day. Why wait?
Whispering River Cabin is located on the beautiful Upper Mountain Fork River with views of the Ouachita Mountains. The cabin is 38 miles North of Hochatown & Beavers Bend State Park in a secluded & tranquil setting. This river front cabin is a 2 level cabin with 2 private bedrooms, 1 loft master bedroom with a 2 person jacuzzi jet tub & has 2 full bathrooms. The cabin accommodates 6 guests with 3 queen sized beds. The 1000 sq. ft. wrap around deck is half covered & overlooks the Mountain Fork River and ATV trails.
Do NOT follow the GPS coordinates, as the new 911 addresses assigned to the cabins in the area do not always match the coordinates. Please follow the turn by turn directions.
DRIVING DIRECTIONS TO THE WHISPERING RIVER: ***THE CABIN IS LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 45 MINUTES (38 miles) NORTH OF BROKEN BOW LAKE/BEAVERS BEND STATE PARK. Be sure to bring everything you need due to the remote and isolated location of the cabin. A trip to the store will be a one hour drive.
ARRIVING FROM THE SOUTH (on Hwy. 259): *From Broken Bow, follow Hwy. 259 north through Hochatown (11 miles north of Broken Bow) Watch for the sign that reads 29 miles to Smithville and continue on Hwy. 259 north to Hwy 4. *At Hwy. 4 turn right towards Smithville *Drive past the school and ATM machine and you will veer to the left as Hwy 4 curves right. (This turn is no longer than a mile from 259) You'll see a sign for Cloud 9 Retreat & the Rodeo Arena at the left turn. Turn left at this stop sign & drive 1/2 mile and you will veer right over a low water crossing at the Rodeo Arena (arena is on the left).The cabin is 8 miles from this point. Stay on the main dirt road. Road is windy and can be muddy in places during wet weather so you will need to drive much slower during these times. You can average about 35 m.p.h. in good weather, and the road is usually in good shape. Expect to take about 20 minutes to drive the 8 miles. *2.4 miles past the first bridge, you will cross a 2nd low water bridge. *3.6 miles past the 2nd bridge, you will cross a 3rd low water bridge. *1.6 miles past the 3rd bridge, you will cross a 4th larger low water bridge that crosses the Mountain Fork River. If you look to the right from the bridge, you will see the Whispering River cabin up on the bluff. *Cross the bridge and follow the road up a short hill. The road turns right at the top of the small hill. Watch for the driveway to the property on the right just after you veer right at the top of the hill. You'll see a gate with Whispering River sign hanging above it and there is also a large rock at the entrance. The ro