Lost Valley Campground (and trail)
GPS 36.009395,-93.374949

Fees: $10 a night tent camping, free from mid-November to mid-March, Pavilion Rental $28
For reservations (877) 444-6777 or on line at www.recreation.gov

Lost Valley Campground is a small campground with only 15 first come, first serve, tent camping sites. It is a terrific little campground that features an excellent, user-friendly 2.3 mile hiking trail (rated from easy to moderate) complete with waterfalls, a small cave, and an old Indian bluff shelter. 

Lost Valley is famous for spring wildflowers. It is a favorite destination for photographers and hikers.