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Harrison, Arkansas

Harrison, Arkansas

Hanging baskets of flowers and awnings accentuate old brick storefronts that line the Harrison square, which with a few adjacent buildings make up its national historic district. The flavor of the city is reflected in the Main Street Harrison Historic Walking Tour, which includes downtown parks, the historic Lyric Theater, the 1909 Boone County courthouse, the 1914 Boone County Jail, and the 1929 Hotel Seville. Downtown Harrison also embraces restaurants, an art gallery, antique stores, and other retail shops. It boasts two museums, the Boone County Historical Museum and the Marine Corps Legacy Museum. Surrounding the downtown area is an urban sprawl of contemporary dining and shopping districts.

Crooked Creek, long a popular smallmouth bass stream, forms Lake Harrison just blocks from the historic area. In the heart of the Ozark Mountains of northern Arkansas, Harrison is a great jumping off point for visiting the towering limestone bluffs of the Buffalo National River, which are the backdrop for hiking, horseback riding, canoeing, caving, and fishing. Several photo-worthy limestone caves are open for tours in the nearby area.

Harrison is located on Ark. 65 halfway between Little Rock and Branson, Mo. It is intersected east and west by either Ark. 62 or Ark. 412 and south by Scenic Ark. 7. Harrison is about 40 miles from world-class trout fishing, 52 miles from Mountain Home and 79 miles from Fayetteville.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Buffalo National River

The nation's first federally-protected stream and one of America's great natural treasures, the Buffalo River meanders through the Ozarks for almost 150

Harrison, AR Natural Attractions

Boone County Heritage Museum

Genealogy library, artifacts covering history of railroad, medicine, Civil War, music.

Harrison, AR Museums

National Scenic 7 Byway

One of the most scenic drives in the country, Scenic 7

Harrison, AR Scenic Drives

Bear Creek Springs Trout Farm

No license required and no limit; bait and tackle furnished; your catch can be cleaned and packed on ice.

Harrison, AR Trout Fishing


Things to do near Harrison, AR

Daisies & Olives Antiques-Gifts-Flea Market

Located in the downtown historic district; antiques, gifts, furniture, primitives, collectibles, gift items; over 30 dealers....

Self Guided Mobile Friendly Tour of Ozarks

We invite you to enjoy our FREE mobile and pad friendly self guided tour of the Ozark Mountain Area. It features, lakes, r...

Greers Ferry National Fish Hatchery

See the development of trout from egg to adult size; small aquarium on site....

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...

Lost Springs Golf & Athletic Club

Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days...