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Berryville, Arkansas

Located in the Ozark Mountains, Berryville is the ideal location for quiet living with the bonus of proximity to various activities and attractions such as country music shows, golf, Arkansas Razorback games, hunting, fishing, canoeing, hiking and more. Table Rock, Beaver, Bull Shoals and Taneycomo lakes are all 20 to 40 minutes away for camping, fishing and boating. Berryville is also the home of Carroll County Country Club which has a 9-hole golf course. Canoe and float trips are a local favorite area activity.

The city's Civil War history and heritage is strong. During the Civil War Union soldiers camped on the town square. Most of the town was burned by both sides, although most of the brick buildings on the square were built in the 1890s. Berryville was founded in 1850 by Blackburn H. Berry from Alabama. The first settler in what is now Berryville was David Williams of Tennessee in 1831.

Be sure to visit the Saunders Museum as well as Carroll County Heritage Center for more history on the area. Nearby Cosmic Cavern provides a unique attraction for those who would like to experience the limestone wonders of the underground.

Berryville is located in Northwest Arkansas, approximately 45 miles south of Branson, Missouri and 8 miles east of the Victorian resort town of Eureka Springs. Harrison is about a 30 minute drive to the east on Ark. 62.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Cosmic Cavern

Cosmic Cavern was discovered in 1845, but wasn't developed until 1927. The cave features a 9 foot soda straw - the longest known in the Ozarks, and two bottomless lakes, one of which has had trout in it for over 50 years. One of the lakes was discovered in 1993 in the "Silent Splendor"

Berryville, AR Caving


Carroll County Heritage Center

Artifacts from Berryville and Carroll County are housed in the historic old 1880 Courthouse;

Berryville, AR Museums

Homade Furniture

Handcrafted primitive furniture made with rustic wood from the Arkansas Ozarks; each piece is unique - one of a kind; wide selection of antiques and collectibles; everything from antique stoves to glass dishes; primitive barn wood for sale.

Berryville, AR One Of A Kinds

Saunders Memorial Museum

Extensive collection of firearms (almost four hundred items) including antique and unusual pieces;

Berryville, AR Museums

Things to do near Berryville, AR

Saunders Memorial Museum

Extensive collection of firearms (almost four hundred items) including antique and unusual pieces; knives, Victorian clothing...

Van Buren County Historical Society Museum

Directions: West off Hwy. 65, follow signs Local and area exhibits, plus research room; all items donated by people of Van Bu...

Top O' the Ozarks Tower

Directions: 2 miles west of Bull Shoals Dam on Hwy 178. View over a million acres after riding the smooth, quiet elevator to ...

Ozark National Forest, Sylamore District

Food Service/Picnic Area Available Directions: The forest is located 100 miles north of Little Rock. It's primarily on Hig...

Bull Shoals Caverns

Directions: Turn South at Harps Grocery on Ark. 178. Features formations millions of years in the making; the site has been u...