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Gentry, Arkansas

There's an old folk saying about the Ozarks: "It's not that the mountains are so high, it's just that the valleys are so deep."

It's true. The Ozarks are a heavily eroded plateau, pushed up eons ago and carved out by hundreds of streams over thousands of years. Nature worked wonders, and today the diversity of these highlands is endless.

Some of the most scenic rivers and majestic lakes in America are here to enjoy. Trout floats on the White, Little Red and Spring Rivers, plus bass and panfish outings on the lakes and smaller streams, make for world-class fishing action. Recreational boating, canoeing and swimming are also on the agenda of many visitors.

Plan a leisurely walk along a trickling stream, or pick up the pace on an award-winning hiking trail. Enjoy the shady porch of a cozy log cabin or sail a 40,000-acre lake. Take time to tour a museum, historic home, formal garden or Civil War park. Dance and sing along at an informal mountain hoedown or dress up for an evening on the town.

Include a day or two to explore the rich heritage of the hill country. Study the traditional folkways, see the wonders of a limestone cavern or visit a craftsman at work.

Hideaway in the Ozarks this year.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Wild Wilderness Safari

Directions: Taking Ark. 59 South to Gentry.Turn right on Ark. 12 and cross the viaduct. Turn at the first road on the right (Collins Street). Follow it to refuge. Five-mile drive through provides viewing of about 200 species of animals; petting zoo; areas for walking and driving

Gentry, AR Wildlife Areas

Things to do near Gentry, AR

Rogers Little Theater

Dinner theater, concerts and children's shows at Victory Theater. ...

Hobbs State Park-Conservation Area

A limited development of 11,964 acres of natural park along the southern shore of Beaver Lake. Two hiking trails, one with pr...

Marine Corps Legacy Museum

Located on the town square; open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. The museum is normally closed on Sund...

War Eagle Cavern on Beaver Lake

Credit Cards Accepted: MasterCard, Other cards accepted, Visa Food Service/Picnic Area Available Directions: Located on ...

Wilderness Valley Ranch

Overnight guided horseback rides; buggy rides; hay rides; riding lessons; horseback riding; campsites available ...