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Conway, Arkansas

Conway, Arkansas

A bustling college town that is one of the fastest growing communities in the state, Conway is located approximately 30 miles northwest of Little Rock. Being the home to not one but three colleges - University of Central Arkansas, Hendrix and Central Baptist - means there's always something going on whether it's a theatrical production, an art exhibit, a concert or a lecture by a nationally known speaker. The Arkansas River and Lake Conway provide excellent fishing while Beaverfork Lake is popular for water recreation. Shopping and antiquing prospects abound as do opportunities for both fine and casual dining. The city's annual early May festival - Toad Suck Daze - is one of the largest and most popular in the state.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Faulkner County Museum

Housed in the historic 1869-1896

Conway, AR Museums

Old Ferry Landing Park/Toad Suck Park

West of Conway along the Arkansas River at Toad Suck Lock and Dam; includes boat ramp, picnic areas, pavilions, playground, campsites; a restored metal towboat once used by the ferry.

Conway, AR Parks

Cadron Settlement Park

Directions: Five miles west of Conway on U.S. 64; two miles south on Ark. 319

Conway, AR Parks

Greathouse Home

Located on the grounds of the Faulkner County Courthouse, this home was built in 1830 east of Conway and was restored in 1966 by the Faulkner County Historical Society. An excellent example of the dog-trot style of architecture, it is open for tours spring through fall.

Conway, AR Historic Homes

Lake Conway

The largest Game and Fish Commission lake in the country at 6,700 acres; popular for catfish, bream and bass fishing.

Conway, AR Recreation

Things to do near Conway, AR

Center on the Square Dinner Theatre

Center on the Square is a regional, non-profit performing arts center that presents dinner theater shows, children's theater,...

Finders Keepers Flea Market

Antiques, flea market items ...

Lake Conway

The largest Game and Fish Commission lake in the country at 6,700 acres; popular for catfish, bream and bass fishing. ...

Arkansas National Guard Museum

Directions: Take Exit 150 Off I-40 And Follow Signs To Camp Robinson. Located Off 6Th And Missouri (Bldg #6400) Devoted to...

First Tee Of Arkansas, The -Honors Nine

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...