Kenneth Bogle

Avid kayaker and backpacker Kenneth Bogle loves to explore the ozark outdoors. He spends all his free time doing so by kayaking, hiking and camping. In 2014, Kenneth founded JoplinKayak.com as an outreach to other kayakers in his community. After a few years of running JoplinKayak.com. Kenneth expanded into forming the hiking group JoplinHiking.com. Now Kenneth is ready to take things a little further by starting Joplin Outdoor Adventures. Joplin Outdoor Adventures is a hub for sites and facebook groups to help educate and find new ways for the community to spend more time outdoors.

My friend Bruce and I  have been chasing Arkansas waterfalls lately. Our adventures are based off a book titled “Arkansas Waterfalls Guidebook” by Tim Ernst. His book can also be found on Amazon.  On this hike, we had planned to hit Tea Kettle Falls because we were told the water wasRead More →

If you know me you know I’m always looking for a new adventure! The first of the year is always a good time no matter the temperature outside. This year with the water levels being up I wanted to take my wife to visit Natural Falls in Oklahoma. This isRead More →

Images below can be downloaded and used for personal use only. If you would like higher resolution images or would like permission for other uses, please contact JoplinOutdoors.com. More trails like this can be found in the book “Hiking Missouri” by Kevin Mark Lohraff on Amazon.Read More →

Images below can be downloaded and used for personal use only. If you would like higher resolution images or would like permission for other uses, please contact JoplinOutdoors.com. This waterfall can be found in the book “Arkansas Waterfalls Guidebook” by Tim Ernst on Amazon.Read More →

The Video below can be downloaded and used for personal use only. If you would like higher resolution video or would like permission for other uses, please contact JoplinOutdoors.com. This waterfall can be found in the book “Arkansas Waterfalls Guidebook” by Tim Ernst on Amazon. Sometimes Facebook won’t load Youtube videos in itsRead More →

Images below can be downloaded and used for personal use only. If you would like higher resolution images or would like permission for other uses, please contact JoplinOutdoors.com. This waterfall can be found in the book “Arkansas Waterfalls Guidebook” by Tim Ernst on Amazon.Read More →

A few weeks ago, on the spur of the moment, I decided to take a hike in Arkansas. I sent out a few messages looking for someone who wanted to go on one of my adventures. My friend Brad Mace was the first to respond with “Lets Do It!”. IRead More →

Images below can be downloaded and used for personal use only. If you would like higher resolution images or would like permission for other uses, please contact JoplinOutdoors.com. This waterfall can be found in the book “Arkansas Waterfalls Guidebook” by Tim Ernst on Amazon.Read More →

One thing I have learned to love about outdoor adventures is the discovery. Of course, others have been there before me and have seen what I have, but it’s about the excitement for me to discover it for myself. Because of this, I have changed my views on giving tooRead More →