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Buffalo National River Civil War Heritage Trail


category : Natural Attractions
The Buffalo National River is a 95,000-acre national park that preserves unique natural and cultural features of the Arkansas Ozarks. During the Civil War the rugged terrain became a battleground between aggressive independent Confederate units and the Union forces holding northwest Arkansas. Skirmish sites, saltpeter caves and Civil War-era farms are interpreted. Exhibit at the Tyler Bend Visitor Center on US 65 at Silver Hill.


Address: 402 North Walnut, Suit 136
Phone: (870) 741-443
Our Website:http://www.mps.gov/buff/

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Mystic Caverns

Two of the most spectacular caves in the Ozarks at one location -- Mystic Cavern and Crystal Dome Cavern. Guided tours begin in Mystic and retrace steps early settlers first took in the 1850s. Crystal Dome showcases an eight-foot-high dome in pristine condition;

Harrison, AR Caving

Boone County Heritage Museum

Genealogy library, artifacts covering history of railroad, medicine, Civil War, music.

Harrison, AR Museums

National Scenic 7 Byway

One of the most scenic drives in the country, Scenic 7

Harrison, AR Scenic Drives


Marine Corps Legacy Museum

Located on the town square; open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. The museum is normally closed on Sunday and Monday; however, advance arrangements can be made to conduct special showings for groups of 10 or more.

Harrison, AR Museums

Things to do Natural Attractions near Harrison, AR

Buffalo National River Civil War Heritage Trail

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Natural Bridge

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Buffalo National River

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