I'm traveling this week and mid-trip stopped at a beautiful state park at Mammoth Springs, Arkansas, to walk around the pond. Isn't this a gorgeous place?
Another reason I like stopping here is because of the herb garden.
Because it's a visitor center it has wonderful clean bathrooms...but I don't use them any more. I don't go in at all because they always ask where I'm from, where I'm going, and how many are in my party. I explained once that women traveling alone shouldn't have to announce that in the middle of a crowded room of strangers but I guess they need to know for some reason. One of my blog readers told me once to say "my Father and I" which would be totally honest and true. Isn't that a great solution? However, I've found an alternative situation that works great for me: