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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

Faye's Diamond Mine

Specialty shop; jewelry; antiques; gift items

Clinton, AR Day Use Areas

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

Things to do near Clinton, AR

Independence County Fairgrounds

Cookouts, kitchen, exhibit space, bus parking. ...

New Holy Land Tours

Directions: U.S. 62 East, on Passion Play Road Motorized, narrated journey through a 50-acre setting of authentic Old and New...

Sugar Loaf Mountain Trail

Built by the Corps of Engineers and located on an island in the middle of Greers Ferry Lake, one-mile trek to the top rewards...

Currey Studio Gallery/Grandma Fran

One of the Ozarks' best-known artists known for her primitive style of painting....

Fusion Fine Arts Gallery

Local, regional and national artists' works. Also, art supplies - everything from canvases to kids crayons; art classes for a...