Blue Mountain Dam and Magazine Mountain, Arkansas
Blue Mountain Dam can be reached by driving east 17 mi (27 km) from Bonneville, Arkansas, on Arkansas 10 to Waveland, and then turning south on Arkansas 309 for 0.8 mi (1.3 km) to the entrance to the Waveland Recreation Area. Turn west on the entrance road and follow the road over the spillway bridge and dam to the outcrops at the south abutment of the dam (Fig. 1).
Magazine Mountain can be reached by continuing east 6.4 mi (10 km) from Waveland on Arkansas 10 to Havana. At Havana, take Arkansas 309 north 4.9 mi (8 km) to Stop 2 on the flanks of Magazine Mountain (Fig. 2). To reach Stop 3, continue along Arkansas 309 for 3.6 mi (5.8 km). Stop 4 is 0.5 mi (0.9 km) farther along the road, at the top of the mountain.
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One of six volumes generated by each GSA section for the Decade of North American Geology (DNAG) project, this Centennial Field Guide contains descriptions of 100 sites or site clusters representing outstanding geologic locations in Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas.