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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

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


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

Things to do near Clinton, AR

Log Cabin Museum

An 1850 cabin, dismantled and reconstructed on its present site, is furnished with items used in a home of the 1880s; built i...

Aviation Cadet Museum

Directions: Look for blue sign with a pilot and aircraft on it on the north side of U.S. 62 East about 3/4 mile east of The G...

Collins Creek

A newly developed outdoor project at the John F. Kennedy Park, near the Greers Ferry Fish Hatchery, includes a catch-and-rele...

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...

Batesville Municipal Golf Course

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