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Clinton, Arkansas

Clinton, Arkansas

Clinton, nestled in an Ozark valley along U.S. 65, is a western gateway to Greers Ferry Lake. The town offers travel accommodations, historic downtown, museum, parks and colorful festivals. Clinton was founded in 1842 by George Counts and named for New York Gov. DeWitt Clinton, noted for building the Erie Canal. The little village became Van Buren County’s seat of justice in 1844. Local events include the Lost Cherokee Pow Wow on Memorial Day Weekend and the National Chuckwagon Championships on Labor Day Weekend. Clinton is a member of the Arkansas Main Street program.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Natural Bridge

Directions: Located four miles north of Clinton off U.S. 65 Hidden away in the scenic beauty of the Ozarks, this 100

Clinton, AR Natural Attractions

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 Buren County.

Clinton, AR Museums

Faye's Diamond Mine

Specialty shop; jewelry; antiques; gift items

Clinton, AR Day Use Areas


Things to do near Clinton, AR

Eureka Springs Downtown Historic District

"America's Victorian Village" preserves turn-of-the-century charm with shopping and dining in its historic downtown and the b...

Bull Shoals Lake

Created by one of the largest concrete dams in the nation, Bull Shoals covers 45,000 acres with a 1,000-mile shoreline. Famou...

Living Farm Museum

Demonstrations of antique farm equipment; horse-drawn plows, harrows, disks, panters, threshers, hay rakes and balers are amo...

Prairie Grove Battlefield Historic State Park

On December 7, 1862, the Confederates attempted to stop Union forces from advancing south, with Fort Smith ultimately being a...

Brickshy's Backstreet Theater

Country variety shows with family comedy each Thursday, Friday and Saturday. ...