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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

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

Lake Beaverfork

Lake Beaverfork lies along the east side of Ark. 25, north of the Conway city limits. There is a boat ramp available for boating, fishing and skiing. The park also has picnic, sports and swimming areas.

Conway, AR Recreation

Things to do near Conway, AR

Finders Keepers Flea Market

Antiques, flea market items ...

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...

Battle of Reed's Bridge Marker

Directions: Ark. 161 at Bayou Meto Creek The Batttle of Reed's Bridge was fought during the 1863 Little Rock Campaign as U...

Quapaw Quarter Historic District

Historic neighborhoods in the downtown area -- MacArthur Park and Governor's Mansion districts -- feature many striking resto...

North Little Rock Historic Sites

Tour includes the Baker House Bed and Breakfast, the Old Mill, City Hall and other historic structures. ...