Arkansas beauty


Arkansas Beauty

Tim Ernst, a renowned wilderness photographer, recently released a new book, Arkansas Beauty, which showcases the magnificent beauty of The Natural State throughout the four seasons. We are pleased to share some of those photos, along with Tim’s descriptions, from the book. All photos and captions by Tim Ernst.

A frigid but beautiful morning in Dog Hollow, Upper Buffalo Wilderness, Ozark National Forest.

Fresh, wind-driven snow stuck to the sides of trees during a big February snowstorm.

An ice column, Staircase Falls, Ozark National Forest.


This tiny leaf got frosted overnight.



A blanket of fresh snow at Hawksbill Crag, Upper Buffalo Wilderness, Ozark National Forest.

Lookin’ for momma.

Footbridge across the Mulberry River (private).


Swollen side drainages pour into an Ozarks’ river after a heavy rainfall.

The spring house and waterfall, Boxley Valley Historic District (private).

Lush sunrise view into the Arkansas Grand Canyon along Scenic 7 National Scenic Byway.

Fresh snow on Whitaker Creek; Upper Buffalo Wilderness, Ozark National Forest.

Tim Ernst is a native of Arkansas and lives near the headwaters of the Buffalo National River
area in Northwest Arkansas with his wife, Pam. He has been a professional nature photographer for more than 40 years and has had images published in numerous publications, including National Geographic.

A member of Carroll Electric Cooperative, he has written several guidebooks and recently released his 18th book titled Arkansas Beauty. To learn more, visit: