, AR


Historic Districts

Morrilton Historic District
Carnegie Library, Classic Revival courthouse, churches, homes, downtown shopping ... continue

State Parks

Petit Jean State Park
Book a Room Online Credit Cards Accepted: American Express, Discover Card, MasterCard, Visa Food Service/Picnic Area Available # of Units/Rooms: 56 Restaurant on site/nearby Recreation Seating Capacity: 100 Non-Smoking Area Available Type of S... continue

Arts

Rialto Community Arts Center
Directions: U.S. 64 becomes Broadway in downtown Morrilton Restored historic 1911 movie theatre that has performances of country-Western, big band, gospel, bluegrass and Western swing music ... continue

Museums

Museum of Automobiles
Rotating displays of over fifty cars from 1904-1967 ... continue

Golf Courses

Morrilton Country Club
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Uniques

World's Largest Spinach Can
Alma is the Spinach Capital of the World and commemorated this by painting its water tower to be the "world's biggest can of spinach."... continue

Golf Courses

Eagle Crest
Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 4 days... continue

Monuments

Van Buren Confederate Monument
Directions: Crawford County Courthouse Lawn Has been in existence for over 150 years ... continue

Historic Downtowns

Historic Downtown Shopping District
Six blocks of art galleries, antique shops, restaurants and historical attractions located along a beautifully restored Victorian Main Street that is another time preserved. Three of the more notable structures are the Crawford County Bank Building, the Crawford County Courthouse and the Anheuser-Bu... continue

Railroad History

Arkansas & Missouri Railroad
Three train trips are available on this historic train: round trip from Springdale to historic Van Buren; round trip from historic Van Buren to Winslow; excursion from Fort Smith to Winslow on Sundays, April through September. You'll travel over trestles and through a tunnel in the Ozarks mountains ... continue

Speedways

Crawford County Speedway
Racing modifieds, factory stocks, hobbies, mini-stocks and front-wheel drives on a three-eighths mile clay oval Saturdays at 8 p.m. from March through September ... continue

Historic Churches

Mount Olive United Methodist Church
Constructed by freed slaves in 1889, this church is said to consist of the oldest Black congregation of the UMC system west of the Mississippi.... continue

Arts

Center for Art & Education
Housed in circa 1912 St. Michael's Catholic Church, the center offers shows, community theater, workshops, lessons, special events and gifts... continue

Historic Courthouses

Crawford County Courthouse
The oldest active courthouse west of the Mississippi; has the original Seth Thomas tower clock.... continue

Gardens

American Bonsai Nursery
Directions: From I-40 take Exit 7 to I-540 South, then Exit 3 at Van Buren to Ark. 59. Go left for one long block, turn left into the Industrial Park, then go three miles to 5141 Industrial Park Rd Browse "finished" bonsai that are styled and grown at the nursery or find the supplies ... continue

Golf Courses

Cedars Country Club
Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Recreation

Mulberry River
Considered one of the state's wildest rivers during spring. From its beginnings in the Ozarks to its confluence with the Arkansas River, the Mulberry pours over ledges, shoots through willow thickets, and whips around sharp turns. These wild characteristics are what give the stream its class II/III ... continue

Scenic Byways

Pig Trail Scenic Byway
The route includes 19 miles of Ark. 23 from the south boundary of the Ozark National Forest (10 miles north of the town of Ozark) to its intersection with Ark. 16 at Brashears. The byway is located in both Franklin and Madison Counties. This major north/south route through the forest traverses a bro... continue

Museums

Ozark Area Depot Museum
Details the history of Ozark. ... continue

Recreation

Ozark Lake
As the Arkansas River flows through the state, it reaches its northern-most point in a sweeping bend. Now a part of Ozark Lake, this big bend was called "Aux Arc" by the French and it is from the French that the lake and the nearby city of Ozark received their names. Fishing, camping and other recre... continue

Visitors Centers

Byrd's Adventure Center of the Ozarks
Canoeing and kayaking on the Mulberry River, hiking on the Ozark Highlands Trail, mountain biking, rock climbing for all levels of experience, motorcycle trails and races, horse trails, four-wheel drive obstacle course and competitions ... continue

Historic Bridges

Ozark Bridge
Spanning the Arkansas River as Scenic Hwy. 23, this structure is listed as one of the 16 most beautiful long spans in the U.S. by the American Institute of Steel Construction. A lighting project showcases the structure at night. ... continue

Arts

Walton Fine Arts Center
Directions: University of the Ozarks campus Features Stephens Art Gallery, with glass and ivory carvings collections, and numerous original oil paintings; theater; monthly special events. ... continue

Scenic Byways

Ozark Highlands Scenic Byway
The Ozark Highlands Scenic Byway includes 35 miles of Ark. 21 from the Ozark National Forest southern boundary north of Clarksville in Johnson County to the northern boundary near the Upper Buffalo Wilderness and Buffalo National River in Newton County. Ark. 16, from Fallsville to Edwards Junction i... continue

Golf Courses

Clarksville Country Club
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Wildlife Areas

Blue Mountain Wildlife Demonstration Area
Directions: Take Hwy. 23 south out of Booneville, then Hwy. 217 east seven miles to the headquarters building A world-class bird dog field trial area that attracts visitors from throughout the United States and several foreign countries; facilities open to the public for dog training.... continue

Exhibits

John Paul McConnell Exhibit
Memorabilia of John Paul McConnell, U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff from 1965 to 1969, is on display. ... continue

Golf Courses

Cherokee Creek Golf Club
Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Wineries

Arkansas Historic Wine Museum
The Arkansas Historic Wine Museum is the only wine museum in the nation dedicated to the wine history of a state. Large casks, tanks, filtering, bottling equipment and old presses. ... continue

Scenic Byways

Mount Magazine Scenic Byway
Mount Magazine Scenic Byway leads travelers across the top of Mount Magazine, the highest point in Arkansas. It includes a 20.4-mile segment of Ark. 309 south of Paris to Havana in Logan County, Arkansas. The Byway passes Cove Lake Recreation Area and the Cove Lake Trail. From the overlooks, visitor... continue

Museums

Logan County Museum
Small museum of local history is housed in the old jail where the state's last hanging took place; listed on the National Register of Historic Places.... continue

Recreation

Cove LakeCove Lake
In the Ozark National Forest, 160-acre scenic Cove Lake features swimming, hiking, camping, and fishing. There are 28 family-unit campsites, 24 family-unit picnicking sites, restrooms with hot showers, drinking water and boat launching ramp. Boating and jet skis are allowed on Cove Lake. A "no wake"... continue

State Parks

Mount Magazine State Park
Mount Magazine State Park, the highest peak in the state at 2,753 feet, provides commanding views; impressive visitor center with interactive exhibits; camping, all sites have water, electric, and sewer hookups; new bathhouse with hot showers; rappelling, hang gliding, hiking; Cove Lake hiking trail... continue

Visitors Centers

Arkansas River Visitor Center
"Renaissance of a River" interpretive exhibits chronicle the development of the river; managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. ... continue

State Parks

Lake Dardanelle State Park
Two park locations on 34,000-acre lake: Russellville (main park) and Dardanelle. Bass fishing, boat ramps, hiking trails, lake tours, pavilion, state-of-the-art visitor center with interactive exhibits, campground, marina, miniature golf ... continue

Scenic Byways

National Scenic 7 Byway
One of the most scenic drives in the country, Scenic 7 runs from the Louisiana border to the Missouri border, passing through both the the Ouachita and Ozark Mountains. Numerous resorts, attractions and scenic overlooks are found along its route.... continue

Arts

Arkansas River Valley Arts Center
Visual arts displays by well-known artists; a local artists' gallery; theater productions.... continue

Trails

Bona Dea Trails & Sanctuary
186 acres of wetlands and low woods provide an ideal habitat for a wide variety of wildlife. Nearly six miles of trails wind through the sanctuary providing a multitude of recreational opportunities such as walking, jogging, nature photography, and nature study. ... continue

Museums

Museum of Prehistory & History
Regional museum with aspects of local history; exhibits on the people (including Native Americans) and events of the Arkansas Ozarks and the Arkansas River Valley; slide show and tour presentations available with reservations. ... continue

Golf Courses

Deer Trails Golf Course
Course Access: MilitaryHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Natural Attractions

Arkansas River
Bass, crappie and catfish flourish in this major mid-America fishery. Launching ramps and campsites at a number of Corps of Engineers public use areas are available at various sites along the river.... continue

Museums

Darby House Museum
The boyhood home of General William O. Darby, leader of Darby's Rangers in World War II; contains personal military memorabilia of the general; also has tributes to Darby and artifacts from Cisterna, Italy, Fort Smith's sister city.... continue

Museums

Fort Smith Air Museum
Aviation displays include a pilot's license signed by Orville Wright, Piper J-3 Cub, P-51 movie prop from the Tuskegee Airmen which was filmed at nearby Fort Chaffee.... continue

Museums

Fort Smith Museum of History
Directions: West end of Rogers Ave. between 3rd and 4th Streets Artifacts depict history and culture of the Fort Smith area from Native Americans to present, military activity, notable personalities; revolving exhibits; old-time soda fountain; gift shop. ... continue

Parks

Fort Smith River Park
Playgrounds, Miniature Golf, Skateboarding, Walking Trails, Fishing, Boating, Bird Watching. Baseball, Volleyball, Soccer, Tennis, Basketball, Swimming. The new Fort Smith Bikeway connects you to parks, libraries, schools and universities, and to transit system bus stops. ... continue

Visitors Centers

Miss Laura's Visitor Center
Directions: Downtown Fort Smith, just seven miles east of the Interstate 40 exit in Roland, OK; adjacent to the River Parks Amphitheater and Pavilion buildings; three blocks from the Fort Smith National Historic Site. A restored turn-of-the-century brothel that is now the city's visit... continue

Historic Districts

West Garrison Avenue Historic District
One of the oldest districts in the city. GROUPS: Tour giudes available by request. ... continue

Historic Districts

Belle Grove Historic District
A 22-block area of restored homes and buildings showcasing Romanesque Revival, Queen Anne, Eastlake Victorian Renaissance, Gothic Revival and Neo-Classical.... continue

Historic Sites

Fort Smith National Historic Site
The site, which just underwent a $7 million renovation, contains the remains of two frontier garrisons, Federal Court for the Western District of Arkansas, "Hangin' Judge" Isaac C. Parker's courtroom, reproduction of the 1886 gallows, the "Hell on the Border" jail, the 1846 Commissary. This site was... continue

Museums

Fort Smith Trolley Museum
Directions: Go south on South 4th from Garrison Avenue. The museum is 4 blocks south of the avenue. You will see a steam locomotive. We are next to the National Cemetery and close to the Fort Smith Museum of History and The Fort Smith Historic site. Take a ride from Garrison Ave. to t... continue

Arts

Fort Smith Art Center
Housed in the Vaughn-Schaap House, a Victorian Second Empire structure, the center presents changing exhibits and permanent collections. ... continue

Cemeteries

Oak Cemetery
Earliest tombstone is that of Captain Gookin, who died in 1842, the same year the city was incorporated. Other personalities buried here include Arkansas Governor William Fishback (1833-1895); Captain John Rogers, founder of the city; and Arthur Erback, husband of Pearl Starr. ... continue

Excursions

Creekmore Park Train Rides
Train runs Wednesday thru Sunday plus holidays, from Memorial Day to Labor Day; weekends only September 8-October 28 ... continue

Golf Courses

First Tee of Fort Smith
50-acre site designed by Glen Day-Alan Blalock Golf Design, which features a six hole, 1147 yard, par 24 executive length golf course. The course uses U-3 bermuda grass on all the tees and fairways with 328 bermuda grass greens surrounded by strategically placed bunkers. ... continue

Trail Rides

Circle L Ranch Trail Rides
Pony and carriage rides ... continue

Cemeteries

U.S. National Cemetery
When the first Fort Smith was laid out in 1817, land was set aside for a military cemetery. Granted national status in 1867, the 21-acre U.S. National Cemetery contains almost 10,000 graves -- among them Judge Isaac Parker and "Darby's Rangers" founder William O. Darby. The colorful "Avenue of Flags... continue

Tours

Classic Carriage Tours, LLC
Directions: 4th and Garrison Avenue next door to Goodson's City and historic tours, weddings, anniversaries, company picnics, corporate events, family and class reunions, theme parties; taxi service; caisson funerals. A red "one horse open sleigh" will be available this holiday season... continue

Golf Courses

Fort Smith Country Club
Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Golf Courses

Hardscrabble Country Club
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 30 days... continue

Golf Courses

Fianna Hills Country Club
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Golf Courses

Links, The
Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 1 days... continue

Golf Courses

Ben Geren Regional Park Golf Course -Magnolia/Willow
Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 1 days... continue

Golf Courses

Ben Geren Regional Park Golf Course -Willow/Silo
Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 1 days... continue

Golf Courses

Ben Geren Regional Park Golf Course -Magnolia/Silo
Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 1 days... continue

Park

Creekmore Train
Creekmore Miniature Train will run May 27th thru August 30th --2009 11am to 7pm Wed - Sat Sunday 1pm - 6pm cost .25 per person Creekmore Miniature Train September 5 - October 25 ---- 2009 Saturday 11am to 7pm Sunday 1pm to 6pm .25 per person ... continue

RV Parks

William O Darby RV Community
The William O Darby RV Community is a secluded and private RV community right in the heart of Chaffee Crossing’s Historic District. Here you can pursue the things you enjoy, to create your own lifestyle. The district warmly embraces the region’s rich history with a variety of venu... continue

Memorials

Coal Miner's Memorial
Six-foot bronze statue of coal miner, authentic coal car, two granite walls displaying names of Sebastian County miners. ... continue

Museums

Old Jail Museum
Occupied in April of 1891, the Sebastian County Quorum Court had the two-story solid rock building constructed as a "holding jail" for drunks and rabble rousers. Its use was discontinued in 1950 when prisoners were directly transported to Fort Smith. Now a museum filled with exhibits on South Sebast... continue

Battlefields

Devil's Backbone Civil War Battlefield
The scene of a September 1, 1863 battle between Confederates heading for Waldron and pursing Union cavalry troops is all privately owned and not accessible to the public. Its modern appearance is much as it likely was at the time of fighting. There is a large rock with a bronze plaque on the corner ... continue

Fun Centers

Playworld Family Fun Center
Offers miniature golf, video game arcade, large-scale maze ... continue

Museums

Faulkner County MuseumFaulkner County Museum
Housed in the historic 1869-1896 County Jail on the Faulkner County Courthouse grounds, the Faulkner County Museum preserves the history of Conway and Faulkner County. It focuses on the prehistory and history of the geographical area that became Faulkner County and the range of environmental conditi... continue

Parks

Cadron Settlement Park
Directions: Five miles west of Conway on U.S. 64; two miles south on Ark. 319 Facilities include the Blockhouse restoration, the Cherokee Trail of Tears, a boat launching ramp, hiking trails, restrooms, picnic areas, pavilion, handicapped trails and parking areas, historical mural of ... continue

Historic Homes

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. ... continue

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. ... continue

Recreation

Lake Conway
The largest Game and Fish Commission lake in the country at 6,700 acres; popular for catfish, bream and bass fishing. ... continue

Parks

Old Ferry Landing Park/Toad Suck Park
West of Conway along the Arkansas River at Toad Suck Lock and Dam; includes boat ramp, picnic areas, pavilions, playground, campsites; a restored metal towboat once used by the ferry. ... continue

Golf Courses

Centennial Valley Golf & Athletic Club
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days... continue

Golf Courses

Cadron Valley Country Club
Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Wildlife Areas

Riddle's Elephant & Wildlife Sanctuary
Directions: The sanctuary is located in a rural area between the towns of Guy and Quitman. Follow the elephant signs to the sanctuary north off Highway 25. Established by Scott and Heidi Riddle in 1990 on 330 acres in the Ozark Mountain foothills in Arkansas as a non-profit [IRS 501(C... continue

State Parks

Woolly Hollow State Park
Woolly Cabin, the home of the area's first settlers, offers a historic perspective to the hollow; Lake Bennett offers swimming, fishing and boating; park includes campsites, picnic area, pavilion, gift shop, trail; boat, canoe and bike rentals ... continue

Cemeteries

Camp Nelson Confederate Cemetery
While camped near Old Austin in 1862, a large group of Texas Confederate soldiers were overcome by a measles epidemic, causing the deaths of several hundred. In 1907, the remains were moved to this historic cemetery. ... continue

Golf Courses

Cypress Creek Golf Club -Mountain Springs
Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 5 days... continue

Golf Courses

Cypress Creek Golf Club -Cypress Creek
Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 5 days... continue

Markers

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 Union soldiers tried to punch their way south while Rebel Troops tried to protect the Capitol. Historical marker highlights the battlefield which is being developed... continue

Museums

Jacksonville Military History Museum
Spans military history from the Civil War to Vietnam. Housed in the old Arkansas Ordinance Plant administration building. Collections include such items as a Christmas card signed by Adolph Hitler and over 100 propaganda posters from both World Wars. ... continue

Golf Courses

Foxwood Country Club
Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 3 days... continue

Golf Courses

Deer Run Golf Course
Course Access: MilitaryHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 3 days... continue

Visitors Centers

Lee Brady Visitor Center
Directions: Located on the grounds of Joe Hogan Fish Hatchery Displays including aquariums and mounted species native to the area ... continue

Fish Hatcheries

Joe Hogan Fish Hatchery
One of the world's largest working fish hatcheries annually produces catfish, largemouth bass, bream, crappie, striped bass and hybrid striped bass. Aquariums, bird watching, fish farming methods; tours available ... continue

Ranches

J&P Ranch
Directions: Take I-40 East to the Kerr Road Exit. Go right onto Kerr Road and go about 2 blocks to McCoy Lane. Make a right on McCoy Lane and go to the end of the road to the J & P Ranch gate. Small children's maze, hayrides, horseback rides, a petting zoo, a pumpkin patch in season, ... continue

Arts

Aerospace Education Center
Directions: I-440 Airport Exit The Aerospace Education Center is home to Arkansas's 300-seat IMAX Theater. The IMAX delivers a true "you are there" experience with a six-story high screen and astounding six-channel sound system. Nine aircraft permanently displayed. New to the Aerospac... continue

Arts

Arkansas Arts Center
World class art exhibitions; seven galleries; internationally recognized drawing collection; "Best Impressions" restaurant offers soups, salads, entrees, desserts; museum shop; Children's Theatre; over 10 areas in the center available for rent.... continue

Theatres

Arkansas Repertory Theatre
Professional repertory theatre running September-July. Well-known plays and original productions. Theatre seating 350; exhibit space; art galleries. GROUPS: Use of lobbies accompanies MainStage Theatre rental.... continue

Monuments

Arkansas State Capitol Grounds Monuments
Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Monument to Confederate Soldiers, Liberty Bell replica, Bauxite and Granite Centennial Boulders, Confederate War Prisioners Memorial, Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, Arkansas Medal of Honor Memorial, Memorial Fountain, Monument to Confederate Women, Little Rock Nine Mem... continue

Flea Markets

Carrie's Antiques & Flea Market
Furniture, glassware, collectibles, flea market items ... continue

Parks

Clinton Presidential Center & Park
Directions: From Little Rock National Airport, take Interstate 30 off I-440 to Exit 140-A and 140-B. From downtown Little Rock's River Market District, use exit 141-A off Interstate 30. The Clinton Presidential Center is easily visible from the highway when crossing the Arkansas River. ... continue

Information Centers

Curran Hall Visitor Information Center
The city of Little Rock's new visitor information center is housed in this restored historic structure which dates to 1842-43. ... continue

Historic Districts

Hillcrest Historic District
The area west of downtown along Markham Street and lower Kavanaugh Blvd. is known as the Hillcrest Historic District. This is a National Register of Historic Places collection, being one of the earliest residential areas of the city, featuring beautiful turn of the century homes and cottages dating ... continue

Speedways

I-30 Speedway
Directions: County Line Exit 126 off I-30 Racing IMCA modifieds, hobbies, street and hobby stocks on one-fourth mile clay oval Saturdays at 8 p.m. from mid-March until late October ... continue

Historic Schoolhouses

Little Rock Central High School
The site of a major test in 1957 of the Civil Rights act where nine (the Little Rock Nine) African-American students integrated the all-white school. The museum across the street depicts the struggle through exhibits and photos. This is still a working high school, one of the top schools in the stat... continue

Cemeteries

Mount Holly Cemetery
Final resting place for prominent Arkansans, this National Register cemetery, established in 1843, has been called "The Westminster of Arkansas." Includes the grave of 17-year-old David O. Dodd, who is sometimes referred to as "The Boy Martyr of the Confederacy" and was executed as a Confederate spy... continue

Water Parks

Willow Springs Water Park
Little Rock's original water park; 400-foot water slide, new larger kiddie pool, log roller, water volleyball and basketball, snack bar, picnic tables, other water activities; groups welcome.... continue

Parks

Wildwood Park
Directions: 1.6 miles off Kanis Road Opera, jazz, cabaret, chamber performances and festivals, including Wildwood Music Festival each June. Six spectacular gardens and an eight acre lake provide scenic background for outdoor musical performances; facility is home to Opera Theater at W... continue

Historic Districts

Quapaw Quarter Historic District
Historic neighborhoods in the downtown area -- MacArthur Park and Governor's Mansion districts -- feature many striking restored structures.... continue

Cemeteries

Little Rock National Cemetery
Grounds were used as a Union campground and later as both a Union and Confederate graveyard. A wall erected between the Union and Confederate sections was taken down in 1913. Includes the Minnesota Monument and the Little Rock Confederate Memorial. Contains over 22,000 graves of veterans from Civil ... continue

Parks

Pinnacle Mountain State Park
Environmental education park with picnic sites, pavilion, launch ramps, hiking trails, Arkansas Arboretum. The visitor center overlooking the Arkansas River includes exhibits, audio visual programs, meeting room, gift shop. ... continue

Military History

MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History
Directions: This historic museum is situated on the grounds of MacArthur Park located at I-30 and 9th Street in downtown Little Rock. Located in the historic tower building of the Old Arsenal, a National Historic Landmark. Birthplace of General Douglas MacArthur in 1880, the building ... continue

Museums

Old State House Museum
Built in 1836, the Old State House was the state's original capitol until 1911 and served as the seat of both the Confederate and Unionists governments in Arkansas during the Civil War. It was also the site of the 1861 secession convention. Union General Frederick Steele quartered his army here duri... continue

Zoos

Little Rock Zoo
Nationally-accredited 40-acre zoological garden, housing over 725 mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians in a natural tree-shaded atmosphere; petting zoo, gift shop, food; miniature train rides. ... continue

Museums

Historic Arkansas Museum
Directions: Located in the heart of downtown Little Rock two blocks southeast of the Peabody Hotel and within short walking distance of the River Market district. Visit the state's oldest neighborhood where medicine came from the herb garden and the newspaper was printed on a hand-ope... continue

Libraries

Central Arkansas Library -- Main Branch
State-of-the-art library occupies a former furniture warehouse in the River Market district. GROUPS: Meeting rooms free during library hours; multi-purpose facility with formal garden and catering kitchen can accommodate up to 250 during or after hours. ... continue

Excursions

AMTRAK
Cities served in Arkansas by AMTRAK include Walnut Ridge, Little Rock, Malvern, Hot Springs, Arkadelphia, Texarkana. ... continue

Museums

EMOBA (The Museum of Black Arkansans)
The Museum of Black Arkansans and Performing Arts has exhibits on prominent Black Arkansans and the African-American experience. Guided tours available; gift shop; open February-September; call for hours of operation and exhibit schedule.... continue

Recreation

Lake Maumelle
Directions: Located west of Little Rock off Ark. 10 Popular for fishing, sailing regattas, and boating; no swimming allowed. ... continue

Museums

Museum of Discovery
Directions: Historic River Market District Fully interactive science and history museum in the River Market District; hands-on, high energy interactive exhibits ... continue

Tours

Little Rock Tours
Daily sightseeing tours of Pulaski County; four DVD monitors with surround sound show video and movie clips about the area; highlights of the tour include the Old State House, Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site, Quapaw Quarter Historic District, State Capitol, the Old Mill and a ... continue

Learning Centers

EpiSphere Digital Dome Aerospace Education Center
The Aerospace Education Center's newest attraction -- a 55 foot dome screen which hangs suspended inside the 75-feet-by-75-feet room. The show happens all around you. Sound and air conditioning "breathe" through the perforated dome "skin." 150 race car-style seats are angled to give the viewer the f... continue

Natural Attractions

Lorance Creek Natural Area
Directions: From Little Rock, take I-530 (U.S. 65) south towards Pine Bluff, approximately 10 miles; take Exit 9 (Bingham Road exit); turn left (east) on Bingham Road, cross over the Interstate, past a gas station, and into a residential area. At the first "Y" in the road, continue right on Bingham ... continue

Historic Buildings

Arkansas Governor's Mansion
Home of all Arkansas Governors since its completion in 1950. Has private and public rooms, historical grounds. A bust of former President Clinton is displayed just inside the grounds. ... continue

Parks

Riverfront Park
The original "little rock" where settlers first came to this area is located here; park contains a history pavilion, amphitheater, playground, plazas, promenades and picnic areas ... continue

Parks

Gator Park
Two 18-hole miniature golf courses; go-karts, bumper boats, batting cages, dirt track, slick track, paintball and video games ... continue

Museums

Little Rock Central High Museum
Located in a renovated Mobil Service Station across from Central High School National Historic Site, the permanent exhibit, "All the World is Watching Us: Little Rock and the 1957 Crisis" details the events of the 1957 desegregation Crisis at the school.... continue

State Capitols

Arkansas State Capitol
A scaled-down replica of the nation's Capitol in Washington, DC. Construction started in 1899 and the Arkansas legislature continues to meet in the historical building. Located on the grounds are several monuments: Vietnam Veterans; Arkansas Police Officer Killed in Action; Confederate Soldiers Monu... continue

Golf Courses

Country Club Of Little Rock
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Golf Courses

North Hills Country Club
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days... continue

Golf Courses

First Tee Of Arkansas, The -Honors Nine
Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Golf Courses

First Tee Of Arkansas, The -Chairman Nine
Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Golf Courses

Little Rock's Hindman Park Golf Course
Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days... continue

Golf Courses

Chenal Country Club
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days... continue

Businesses

Samuel M. Strong, D.D.S
Dr. Samuel M. Strong is a general practitioner in Little Rock, Arkansas and focuses his private practice on cosmetic and implant restorative dentistry. He also has a special interest in the treatment of sleep disorders. Dr. Strong has been involved with the restorative phase of endosseous implants s... continue

Golf Courses

Maumelle Country Club
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days... continue

Golf Courses

Country Club Of Arkansas, The
Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days... continue

Museums

Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum
Includes the historic submarine USS Razorback (tours available), the World War II tugboat USS Hoga, a 1939 towboat M/V Patriot, a casual evening Party Barge, and Arkansas Queen Sternwheeler Excursion Boat. ... continue

Parks

Burns Park
Directions: Exit 150 off I-40 1,600-acre park featuring a pre-Civil War log cabin; covered bridge; 36-hole golf course; indoor, outdoor tennis courts; camping, picnic area, horse trail, ball fields; amusement park; disk and miniature golf; pavilions available for family reunions, weddings, birthday ... continue

Historic Sites

North Little Rock Historic Sites
Tour includes the Baker House Bed and Breakfast, the Old Mill, City Hall and other historic structures. ... continue

Museums

Arkansas National Guard Museum
Directions: Take Exit 150 Off I-40 And Follow Signs To Camp Robinson. Located Off 6Th And Missouri (Bldg #6400) Devoted to the history of the Arkansas National Guard and that of Camp Robinson ... continue

Parks

North Shore Riverwalk
Located on the north side of the Arkansas River, this park offers picturesque views, lighted walkways and a jogging/fitness trail. New North River Landing off I-30 near the Broadway exit is a large boat launching ramp. Part of the Arkansas River Trail. The North Shore Riverwalk offers a wide variety... continue

Water Parks

Wild River Country
Unique water theme park; The Cyclone, Vertigo, the Pipeline, Vortex, the Accelerator and Black Lightning and White Lightning provide water fun. Other attractions include the Lazy River, River Rapids, Wave Pool, Tidal Wave, Lily Pad Walk; Tad Pool has 11 children's areas... continue

Golf Courses

Camp Robinson Duffers Club
Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days... continue

Golf Courses

Burns Park Golf Course -Tournament
Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days... continue

Golf Courses

Burns Park Golf Course -Championship
Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days... continue

Arts

English Antiques Gallery
English, French Furniture; lamps, decorative accessories... continue

Golf Courses

Links At Sherwood, The
Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Museums

Gann Museum of Saline County
This museum is in the only known structure in the world to use bauxite aluminum ore as a building material. It was built in 1896 for Dr. Dewel Gann, Sr.; now houses memorabilia, photographs, original office furniture and artifacts. ... continue

Golf Courses

Longhills Golf Course
Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 3 days... continue

Flea Markets

Finders Keepers Flea Market
Antiques, flea market items ... continue

Recreation

Bald Knob LakeBald Knob Lake
Bald Knob Lake was built in 1960 as a 217-acre reservoir for the city waterworks. Bass, crappie, bream and catfish are popular catches. The lake is restricted to 10-hp or less boats and a boat launch is available. ... continue

Recreation

Bear Creek Lake
The 625-acre Bear Creek Lake was constructed atop Crowley's Ridge in east central Arkansas in 1938. It lies within the north end of the St. Francis National Forest, and two national scenic byways - the Great River Road and the Crowley's Ridge Parkway, pass nearby. Anglers visit the la... continue

Golf Courses

Bald Knob Country Club
Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Racing

Beebe Speedway
Racing modifieds, street and hobby stocks, mini-stocks and special racing series on a one-fourth mile dirt oval Fridays at 8 p.m. from mid-March until mid-September. ... continue

Theatres

Center on the Square Dinner Theatre
Center on the Square is a regional, non-profit performing arts center that presents dinner theater shows, children's theater, musicals, and a variety of other presentations. ... continue

Arts

Harding University Stevens Art Center
Two galleries featuring works of students and faculty; visiting exhibitions. ... continue

Theatres

Rialto Theater
Opened in 1923 and remodeled with splashy neon lighting in the 1940s, it is one of only a few historic theaters that maintains a daily schedule, with matinees on weekends. ... continue

Golf Courses

Course At River Oaks, The
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 5 days... continue

Museums

Tyndale Hall Bible Museum
Explore 4,000 years of Bible history at this museum; tours by appointment only. ... continue

Scenic Byways

Great River Road National Scenic Byway
The Great River Road, Arkansas's portion of the Mississippi River Parkway, runs for 363 miles paralleling the Mississippi River in Eastern Arkansas. This scenic highway is composed of these highways: Ark. 82, U.S. 65, Ark. 4, Ark. 1, U.S. 165, Ark. 316, Ark. 318, Ark. 20, Ark. 44, Phillips County Ro... continue

Wildlife Refuges

White River National Wildlife Refuge
The refuge lies in the floodplain of the White River near where it meets the mighty Mississippi River. Long and narrow, three to 10 miles wide and almost 90 miles long, the refuge is one of the largest remaining bottomland hardwood forests in the Mississippi River Valley. The refuge's fertile forest... continue

Museums

Museum of the Arkansas Grand Prairie
Credit Cards Accepted: MasterCard, Visa Depicts the history of agriculture and pioneers who farmed the Grand Prairie, waterfowlers exhibit and library, history of rice milling, crop dusting mini-theatre and fish farm exhibit; 20,000 square foot building with five out buildings; other... continue

Tours

Harr's House Lunch 'n Tour
Directions: 10 miles northwest of Stuttgart on Ark. 343 in the Fairmount community Take a tour and hear the history of the 1886 Harr House, then enjoy either a salad lunch or a soup and salad lunch. The home tour is approximately 1 ½ hours, with a tour of an antique tractor display a... continue

Scenic Byways

Great River Road National Scenic Byway
The Great River Road, Arkansas's portion of the Mississippi River Parkway, runs for 363 miles paralleling the Mississippi River in Eastern Arkansas. This scenic highway is composed of these highways: Ark. 82, U.S. 65, Ark. 4, Ark. 1, U.S. 165, Ark. 316, Ark. 318, Ark. 20, Ark. 44, Phillips County Ro... continue

Scenic Byways

Great River Road National Scenic Byway
The Great River Road, Arkansas's portion of the Mississippi River Parkway, runs for 363 miles paralleling the Mississippi River in Eastern Arkansas. This scenic highway is composed of these highways: Ark. 82, U.S. 65, Ark. 4, Ark. 1, U.S. 165, Ark. 316, Ark. 318, Ark. 20, Ark. 44, Phillips County Ro... continue

Museums

Museum of Chicot County
Housed in the old 1910 Lake Village Infirmary; contains rooms depicting antique hospital equipment, World War II exhibition room, immigration of the Italians to Sunnyside Plantation at Lake Village... continue

State Parks

Lake Chicot State Park
Food Service/Picnic Area Available On Lake/River Name of Lake/River: Lake Chicot Cabins with kitchens (many with lake view patio and fishing dock), pool, picnicking, pavilions, laundry, playground; bicycle, boat, jet ski rentals; visitor center interprets the area's hist... continue

Parks

Jack R. Rhodes Lake Front Park
Located in downtown Lake Village on the west shore of scenic Lake Chicot, Arkansas's largest natural lake, the park includes a swimming area, walking path, fishing piers, picnic pavilions, a boat ramp and small amphitheater.... continue

Historic Markers

Lindbergh Marker
Historical marker on North Lakshore Drive placed at the site where Lindbergh landed his plane after conducting the first night flight to ever take place. In April 1923 Lindberg circled Lake Village, then landed in a field a few miles north of town.... continue

Scenic Byways

Great River Road National Scenic Byway
The Great River Road, Arkansas's portion of the Mississippi River Parkway, runs for 363 miles paralleling the Mississippi River in Eastern Arkansas. This scenic highway is composed of these highways: Ark. 82, U.S. 65, Ark. 4, Ark. 1, U.S. 165, Ark. 316, Ark. 318, Ark. 20, Ark. 44, Phillips County Ro... continue

Scenic Drives

Scenic Lakeshore Drive
Tour down historic Lakeshore Drive. As you travel along, you'll see beautiful old homes, churches, Chicot County Courthouse and the Charles Lindbergh marker line on the west side of the street, while the east side is a splendid driving view of Lake Chicot.... continue

Battlefields

Ditch Bayou Battlefield
Directions: Two Miles East Of The Junction The Ditch Bayou Battlefield of 1864 has changed greatly in the post-war years, though the ditch where Colonel Colton Greene's Rebels inflicted significant casualties on General Andrew J. Smith's attacking Federals on June 6, 1864 still cuts i... continue

Museums

Matilda and Karl Pfeiffer MuseumMatilda and Karl Pfeiffer Museum
Museum and study center to provide educational and cultural experiences for school groups and the general public. Programs and experiences are focused on historic house and grounds, a world-class mineral collection, and a Native American artifact collection. Tour includes: ... continue

Museums

Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum
Directions: Turn west on Cherry Street off U.S. 62 in Piggott The Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum & Education Center includes the two-story, 14-room Pfeiffer family home built in 1910, and a barn, which was remodeled into a writer's studio for Hemingway after his marriage to Pauline Pfeiffe... continue

Murals

Rector Mural
Painted by local artist Sandy Midkiff, the mural is an Americana representation of the town's landmarks and its role as a farming community; prints are available for sale at the Rector Community Center US 49.... continue

Scenic Views

Crowley's Ridge National Scenic Parkway
National scenic byway follows the 198-mile length of the Delta's only "highlands;" comprised of federal, state and county roads. From Piggott to Helena, the route passes by or near five state parks, a national forest, Civil War sites, the former home of Ernest Hemingway, historic homes, museums, ric... continue

Nature Centers

Forrest Wood Crowley's Ridge Nature Center
Directions: Located off Lawson Road and Ark. 141, south of Jonesboro The second of four nature centers constructed by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, the $4.3-million project includes exhibits on origins and history of the Ridge, topographical models and a 30-foot-long satellit... continue

Theatres

Forum Civic Center & Theatre
A restored former movie theater now serves as a performing arts center. Touring companies and special productions throughout the year. Art galleries, classes in dance, music, drama, literary arts.... continue

Recreation

Craighead Forest Lake
Craighead Forest Lake is an 80-acre recreational impoundment located south of Jonesboro on Crowley's Ridge. The lake serves as the focal point of the area's largest city park, which offers fishing, hiking, playgrounds, swimming, camping, pavilions, marina and launch area. Bass and cat... continue

Museums

Arkansas State University Museum
Directions: Located on the ASU campus Collection of history, natural history and American Indians; regional history museum; paleontology, native American, and "old town" Arkansas exhibits; displays the cultural and natural history of the state... continue

Golf Courses

Craighills Golf Course
Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Golf Courses

Links At Jonesboro
Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Golf Courses

Jonesboro Country Club
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days... continue

Golf Courses

North Hills Country Club
Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Museums

Crittenden County Museum
Restored train depot houses exhibit on cotton farming, broom-making factory, early churches, schools and doctors. Art exhibit includes works by nationally-known Arkansas Delta artist, Carroll Cloar.... continue

Golf Courses

Marion Lakes Golf & Athletic Club
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 3 days... continue

Scenic Byways

Great River Road National Scenic Byway
The Great River Road, Arkansas's portion of the Mississippi River Parkway, runs for 363 miles paralleling the Mississippi River in Eastern Arkansas. This scenic highway is composed of these highways: Ark. 82, U.S. 65, Ark. 4, Ark. 1, U.S. 165, Ark. 316, Ark. 318, Ark. 20, Ark. 44, Phillips County Ro... continue

Parks

Southland Greyhound Park
Credit Cards Accepted: American Express, Discover Card, MasterCard, Visa Directions: Located where I-55 meets I-40 at Exit 279-A Live Greyhound racing and simulcast Greyhound & Thoroughbred racing; Instant Racing Machines; Open year-round; free admission and free parki... continue

Golf Courses

Meadowbrook Country Club
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 5 days... continue

State Parks

Village Creek State Park
Credit Cards Accepted: American Express, Discover Card, MasterCard, Visa Food Service/Picnic Area Available # of Units/Rooms: 10 On Lake/River Name of Lake/River: Lake Austell Recreation Directions: Exit #242 off I-40 at Forrest City; follow signs t... continue

Golf Courses

Crowley's Ridge Country Club
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Museums

Desha County Museum
Ten buildings furnished with artifacts of the Delta; an agricultural building, three log houses, plantation commissary.... continue

Scenic Byways

Great River Road National Scenic Byway
The Great River Road, Arkansas's portion of the Mississippi River Parkway, runs for 363 miles paralleling the Mississippi River in Eastern Arkansas. This scenic highway is composed of these highways: Ark. 82, U.S. 65, Ark. 4, Ark. 1, U.S. 165, Ark. 316, Ark. 318, Ark. 20, Ark. 44, Phillips County Ro... continue

Scenic Byways

Great River Road National Scenic Byway
The Great River Road, Arkansas's portion of the Mississippi River Parkway, runs for 363 miles paralleling the Mississippi River in Eastern Arkansas. This scenic highway is composed of these highways: Ark. 82, U.S. 65, Ark. 4, Ark. 1, U.S. 165, Ark. 316, Ark. 318, Ark. 20, Ark. 44, Phillips County Ro... continue

Golf Courses

Delta Country Club
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Speedways

Crowley's Ridge Raceway
1/4-mile oval dirt track ... continue

Scenic Views

Crowley's Ridge National Scenic Parkway
National scenic byway follows the 198-mile length of the Delta's only "highlands;" comprised of federal, state and county roads. From Piggott to Helena, the route passes by or near five state parks, a national forest, Civil War sites, the former home of Ernest Hemingway, historic homes, museums, ric... continue

State Parks

Crowley's Ridge State Park
Credit Cards Accepted: American Express, Discover Card, MasterCard, Visa Food Service/Picnic Area Available # of Units/Rooms: 4 On Lake/River Name of Lake/River: Lake Walcott Recreation Four fully equipped duplex housekeeping cabins with kitchens; p... continue

Murals

Paragould Mural
Directions: Right Beside Railroad Tracks In Paragould, Right Off Of Court Street Near Main Street Largest mural in Arkansas; depicts the town's early heritage with the Wrape Stave Mill, the Old Depot, and an old train used in the area.... continue

Race Tracks

George Ray's Wildcat Hot Rod Dragstrip
Directions: U.S. 412 east to Ark. 135, turn south for one-fourth mile, then east Racing on Sunday afternoons on a one-eighth mile strip.... continue

Golf Courses

Fox Hills Country Club
Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Scenic Byways

St. Francis Scenic Byway
This scenic byway, comprised of Phillips County Roads 239 and 217, along with Lee County Road 221, is located in the St. Francis National Forest between the cities of Marianna and Helena/West Helena. This winding route is located atop Crowley's Ridge for more than 21 miles and is the designated Grea... continue

Historic Markers

Patterson Branch Historical Marker
Directions: Two miles east of Marianna Site of where the first child of Anglo-Saxon parents was born west of the Mississippi in 1790.... continue

Monuments

General Robert E. Lee Monument
Directions: City Park... continue

National Forests

St. Francis National Forest
At just over 20,000 acres, the St. Francis is known for the diversity of its plant and animal life. Bear Creek and Storm Creek Lake Recreation Areas provide camping, picnicking, fishing. Crowley's Ridge National and Great River Road Scenic Byways runs through the forest.... continue

Scenic Byways

Great River Road National Scenic Byway
The Great River Road, Arkansas's portion of the Mississippi River Parkway, runs for 363 miles paralleling the Mississippi River in Eastern Arkansas. This scenic highway is composed of these highways: Ark. 82, U.S. 65, Ark. 4, Ark. 1, U.S. 165, Ark. 316, Ark. 318, Ark. 20, Ark. 44, Phillips County Ro... continue

Scenic Byways

Crowley's Ridge National Scenic Parkway
National scenic byway follows the 198-mile length of the Delta's only "highlands;" comprised of federal, state and county roads. From Piggott to Helena, the route passes by or near five state parks, a national forest, Civil War sites, the former home of Ernest Hemingway, historic homes, museums, ric... continue

Golf Courses

Marianna Country Club
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Museums

Delta Gateway Museum
Old photographs and maps that depict the history of Blytheville; housed in the old Kress Building which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. See us on facebook - www.facebook.com/deltagatewaymuseum... continue

Scenic Byways

Great River Road National Scenic Byway
The Great River Road, Arkansas's portion of the Mississippi River Parkway, runs for 363 miles paralleling the Mississippi River in Eastern Arkansas. This scenic highway is composed of these highways: Ark. 82, U.S. 65, Ark. 4, Ark. 1, U.S. 165, Ark. 316, Ark. 318, Ark. 20, Ark. 44, Phillips County Ro... continue

Golf Courses

Blytheville Municipal Golf Course
Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Golf Courses

Blytheville Country Club
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Wildlife Refuges

Big Lake National Wildlife Refuge
Twenty miles west of the Mississippi River, the 11,038-acre Big Lake National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1915 primarily as a migration habitat for ducks and geese using the Mississippi Flyway. Big Lake contains many islands standing barely above water level. The 6,500-acre natural lake provi... continue

Recreation

Mallard Lake
Gained national attention when a 16 lb. 4-ounce largemouth bass was caught here, still a state record; boat ramps, wheelchair accessible fishing pier; crappie, catfish, bluegills and redear sunfish fishin. ... continue

State Parks

Herman Davis Memorial State Park
One-acre park that surrounds the monument of Private Davis, who was fourth on General Pershing's list of World War I's greatest heroes.... continue

Golf Courses

Big Lake Country Club
Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Scenic Byways

Great River Road National Scenic Byway
The Great River Road, Arkansas's portion of the Mississippi River Parkway, runs for 363 miles paralleling the Mississippi River in Eastern Arkansas. This scenic highway is composed of these highways: Ark. 82, U.S. 65, Ark. 4, Ark. 1, U.S. 165, Ark. 316, Ark. 318, Ark. 20, Ark. 44, Phillips County Ro... continue

Information Centers

Mississippi County Historical Center
Directions: Across From The Courthouse Located in a 1904 building that once housed a dry goods store.... continue

Museums

Central Delta Depot & Museum
Located in a beautifully restored 1912 Union Railroad Depot on the National Register of Historic Places, the museum contains exhibits focusing on the Louisiana Purchase survey of 1815 and on area railroads and other facets of local history. Serves as visitors' center for Brinkley and nearby Louisian... continue

Markers

Grizzle Warehouse Antiques & Flea Market
Flea market with more than 80 booths in old Rock Island Freight House; antiques, collectibles, glassware, primitives, good furniture; Freight House Cafe open for lunch.... continue

State Parks

Louisiana Purchase State Park
Monument marks starting point of 1815 surveys for the Louisiana Purchase. A newly renovated boardwalk and exhibits lead to the marker.... continue

Golf Courses

Brinkley Country Club
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Scenic Views

Crowley's Ridge National Scenic Parkway
National scenic byway follows the 198-mile length of the Delta's only "highlands;" comprised of federal, state and county roads. From Piggott to Helena, the route passes by or near five state parks, a national forest, Civil War sites, the former home of Ernest Hemingway, historic homes, museums, ric... continue

Tours

Delta Heritage Tours
Cultural and musical tours of Mississippi River town feature an authentic gospel church service, a live performance of America's longest-running blues radio show and a visit to the Delta Cultural Center. Customized tours, with advance notice, can include historic homes, a visit to one of the Delta's... continue

Theatres

Malco Theatre
Restored cinema hosts little theater productions, vintage films.... continue

Cemeteries

Confederate Cemetery
Historic cemetery lies on the upsurge of Crowley's Ridge at the northern edge of town. Burial place of Helena resident Gen. Patrick Cleburne, known as "the Stonewall Jackson of the West."... continue

Parks

River Reach Park
Picnicking and fishing are available in this park that overlooks the Mississippi River; an elevated boardwalk leads to the river's edge; sandy beach for volleyball, boat access... continue

Historic Libraries

Historic Public Library
Oldest public building in Phillips County; first public library in Arkansas.... continue

Museums

Delta Cultural Center
Museum in restored depot and storefront tells the story of efforts to settle and cultivate the fertile Delta region along the Mississippi River. Interactive audio exhibits on the region's heritage of blues and gospel music. Battle of Helena exhibit.... continue

Museums

Phillips County Museum
Directions: Downtown Historic District Built in 1891; artifacts include early paintings, Thomas Edison Collection, Native American, letters from General Lafayette, General Robert E. Lee, Civil War... continue

Scenic Byways

Great River Road National Scenic Byway
The Great River Road, Arkansas's portion of the Mississippi River Parkway, runs for 363 miles paralleling the Mississippi River in Eastern Arkansas. This scenic highway is composed of these highways: Ark. 82, U.S. 65, Ark. 4, Ark. 1, U.S. 165, Ark. 316, Ark. 318, Ark. 20, Ark. 44, Phillips County Ro... continue

Scenic Byways

Crowley's Ridge National Scenic Parkway
National scenic byway follows the 198-mile length of the Delta's only "highlands;" comprised of federal, state and county roads. From Piggott to Helena, the route passes by or near five state parks, a national forest, Civil War sites, the former home of Ernest Hemingway, historic homes, museums, ric... continue

State Parks

Lake Poinsett State Park
Directions: From Harrisburg, travel one mile east on Ark. 14, then go three miles south on Ark. 163 to the park 640-acre lake nestled atop Crowley's Ridge in northeast Arkansas featuring bass, bream, catfish, crappie fishing; 30 campsites, picnic areas, screened-in pavilion, playgroun... continue

Museums

Parker Pioneer Homestead
A living history museum consisting of 12 log buildings, as well as several other structures. The village includes: Clark's Cabin, the Loom House, the Broom Shop, the General Store, the Barn, the Blacksmith, the Way Station, the Grist Mill, the Sorghum Mill, the E. Sloan Heritage School, Roberts' Cha... continue

Museums

Marked Tree Delta Area Museum
Behind a late 1800s general store facade, this museum has a replica of a small-town community hospital and an early history gallery that includes Indian pottery from the 13th century and telephone exhibits from the early 1900s.... continue

Scenic Views

Crowley's Ridge National Scenic Parkway
National scenic byway follows the 198-mile length of the Delta's only "highlands;" comprised of federal, state and county roads. From Piggott to Helena, the route passes by or near five state parks, a national forest, Civil War sites, the former home of Ernest Hemingway, historic homes, museums, ric... continue

Museums

St. Francis County Museum
Directions: From I-40, take Ark. 1 south through town to Front Street; turn one block east; located at the corner of Front & Izard Streets Located in the restored, historic Rush-Gates home; exhibits include the J.O. Rush relic collection, reconstructed doctor's office, geology and fos... continue

State Parks

Village Creek State Park
Please see Wynne, Arkansas for complete description. ... continue

Murals

Forrest City Downtown Murals
Six murals grace this Delta community's downtown. ... continue

Golf Courses

Forrest City Country Club
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Wildlife Refuges

Cache River National Wildlife Refuge
Small game, waterfowl and big game hunting; fishing, wildlife observation, photography. Habitat includes 33,000 acres of bottomland forest and associated sloughs and oxbow lakes, 4,300 acres of croplands and 7,500 acres of reforested areas. Large concentrations of wintering waterfowl during the wint... continue

Historic Churches

Historic Augusta Presbyterian Church
Preserved pre-Civil War, Gothic Revival church that now serves as a local museum and cultural center; the restored interior is highlighted by an ornate plaster ceiling and wall decor that features art moldings, stained-glass windows, Gothic doors and rich woodwork; original vintage pump organ and pu... continue

Recreation Areas

DeGray Lake
13,800-acre lake known for hybrid striped bass, largemouth bass and crappie fishing. State park, privately-operated resort, Corps of Engineers campgrounds are the only developments along with shore; visitor center, boat ramps, picnic areas, swim beaches.... continue

Arts

Ouachita Baptist University Hammons Gallery
Exhibits of students' work, including paintings and sculptures. Rotating exhibits.... continue

Water Parks

Arkadelphia Aquatic Park
Twenty-five meter pool with diving area; drop slide, open flume water slide, umbrella-style water fountain, bench with spraying heads, frog tot slide, floating play pieces, zero depth entry, shaded areas around the pool, concession area with shaded cover.... continue

Collections

Country Crafts & Collectibles
Directions: Ark. 7 North off I-30 Furniture, glassware, collectibles, handmade crafts, quilts, dolls. ... continue

Tours

Tour of Historic Arkadelphia
Self-guiding driving tour through the historic district of homes listed on the National Register; some date to the 1840s. Brochures available at Chamber of Commerce, 6th and Caddo Streets. ... continue

Arts

Ouachita Baptist University Jones Performing Arts Center
State-of-the-art facility, site of numerous musical and dramatic productions, including appearances by the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra.... continue

Planetariums

Reynolds Science Center Planetarium
Directions: Henderson State University Campus Tours of the planetarium, exhibits on stars and outer-space; classes, children's programs about space and planetary exploration.... continue

Golf Courses

Turtle Pointe Golf Club
Semi-private 18-hole championship golf course located just 5 minutes off Interstate 30; front nine holes designed by Joe Finger, the back nine were designed by Jim Schuemacker. Tree-lined fairways, the undulating and difficult to read fast greens with the water hazards coming into play on several ho... continue

Scenic Byways

National Scenic 7 Byway
One of the most scenic drives in the country, Scenic 7 runs from the Louisiana border to the Missouri border, passing through both the the Ouachita and Ozark Mountains. Numerous resorts, attractions and scenic overlooks are found along its route. ... continue

Golf Courses

Arkadelphia Country Club
Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Parks

Funtrackers Family Park
Family fun park with go-carts, bumper boats; game room; located next to Safari Falls Miniature Golf.... continue

Zoos

Arkansas Alligator Farm & Petting Zoo
Directions: Go left at the end of Central Avenue North, then go eight blocks; located next to National Park Mountain. Huge petting zoo, 200 alligators; great variety of animals, including ostriches, mountain lions, big turtles... continue

Parks

Hot Springs National Park
Congress established Hot Springs Reservation on April 20, 1832 to protect hot springs flowing from the southwestern slope of Hot Springs Mountain. Known for its 47 thermal springs, this national park was the nation's first, predating Yellowstone by 40 years. Features more than 30 miles of hiking tra... continue

Visitors Centers

Hot Springs National Park Visitor Center
The restored Fordyce Bathhouse now serves as visitor center for Hot Springs National Park and museum for the thermal bathing industry. Stained glass windows and the DeSoto Fountain grace the interior. Bookstore, orientation film, self-guided tour; guided tours with advance notice.... continue

Speedways

Thunder Mountain Speedway
Directions: Located next to Magic Springs in the Music Mountain Entertainment Complex Go-kart racing with Indy-style kart bodies; arcade room, concession, children's theatre.... continue

Theatres

Pocket Theatre
Community live theatre with classical, comedy, mystery, drama; non-profit that group stages four productions each year in 200-seat theater.... continue

Scenic Byways

National Scenic 7 Byway
One of the most scenic drives in the country, Scenic 7 runs from the Louisiana border to the Missouri border, passing through both the the Ouachita and Ozark Mountains. Numerous resorts, attractions and scenic overlooks are found along its route.... continue

Recreation Areas

Lake Ouachita
The largest lake in the state at over 40,000 acres; excellent fishing and beautiful scenery; privately owned resorts, a state park and Corps of Engineers campgrounds are on the lake's shores.... continue

National Forests

Ouachita National Forest
Established in 1907, the South's oldest and one of the largest (1.6 million acres) national forest. Recreation areas such as Albert Pike, Shady Lake and Charlton offer campsites, fishing areas, picnic sites and hiking trails. Also available is swimming, hunting, fishing, mountain bike trails, all-te... continue

Visitors Centers

Mountain Valley Water Visitor Center
Directions: Located one-half block from the Arlington Hotel, on historic Central Avenue in downtown Hot Springs. Visitors can sample the water and learn the history of Mountain Valley Water; shipped worldwide; interactive kiosk; merchandise.... continue

Museums

Mid-America Science Museum
Over 100 hands-on exhibits focusing on energy, matter, life and perception; perfect for any age group; laser show available for additional charge.... continue

Tours

Outdoor Adventure Tours
Provide specialty tours; picnics of breakfasts, lunches or dinners; shuttle service to Little Rock National Airport; shuttle service to area attractions; group tours (hiking, hiking, canoeing, Victorian home, shopping, barge, wildlife watch); sitter service for conventions. Professional step-on guid... continue

State Parks

Lake Catherine State Park
Food Service/Picnic Area Available # of Units/Rooms: 17 On Lake/River Name of Lake/River: Lake Catherine Recreation Directions: From I-30: take Exit #97, then go 12 miles north on Ark. 171. From Hot Springs: U.S. 270 East to Carpenter Dam Road, south on Car... continue

Tours

National Park Duck Tours
Continuous land and water tour that takes you through Hot Springs to Lake Hamilton and through the historic district.... continue

Trails

Ouachita National Recreation Trail
Stretches for 233 miles across the Ouachita National Forest from near Talihina, Oklahoma, to Pinnacle Mountain State Park near Little Rock. Backpacking, day hikes. A 50-mile section is now open to mountain bikes.... continue

Water Parks

Magic Springs Theme Park & Crystal Falls Water Park
Directions: On U.S. 70, two miles east of Hot Springs; take Magic Springs Drive Exit off U.S. 70 Two parks for the price of one! Magic Springs and Crystal Falls offer over 75 attractions including "Arkansas Twister" roller coaster and the largest water park in Arkansas; the only theme... continue

Historic Districts

Central Avenue Historic District
Directions: On Central from Prospect Avenue to Park Avenue Restored buildings dating from the late 1800s and early 1900s now house art galleries, coffee houses, restaurants, shops; Bathhouse Row. ... continue

Museums

Josephine Tussaud Wax Museum
Over 100 wax figures depict 38 scenes; includes the Stairway of the Stars (famous movie stars of the past and present), the World of Horrors (medieval tortures that are historically accurate), the Hall of Battles (momentous scenes in the building of America), the World of Religion (Da Vinci's "Last ... continue

Gardens

Garvan Woodland Gardens
Located near Hot Springs National Park, the Garden's gently sloping Ouachita Mountain terrain covers 210 acres of a forested peninsula jutting into Lake Hamilton. The gardens showcase floral landscapes, free-flowing streams and waterfalls, as well as architectural structures in a natural woodland se... continue

Monuments

Hot Springs Confederate Monument
Directions: Landmark Plaza... continue

Tours

Hot Springs Trolleys/Transportation Depot
This restored train depot is the hub for trolleys that transport visitors through the city's historic downtown; sandwich shop; farmers' market on Wednesdays, Saturdays from June-October.... continue

Recreation Areas

Lake Catherine
A 1,940-acre residential and recreational lake known for its excellent bass and crappie fishing; formed by Carpenter and Remmel dams.... continue

Historic Sites

Clinton Sites
Visit the sites related to President Bill Clinton: his boyhood homes, high school, favorite hamburger hangout; self-guided driving tour brochures available.... continue

Recreation Areas

Lake Hamilton
One of the most popular recreational and residential lakes in the state. Condominiums, resorts, motels, restaurants and private homes cover much of its shoreline; fishing, boating, water sports.... continue

Theatres

Maxwell Blade Theatre of Magic
Directions: Malco Theatre A Las Vegas-style production of magic and illusions featuring Maxwell Blade; suitable for all ages.... continue

Recreation Areas

Superlift Off Road Vehicle Park
Directions: The park is just five miles from downtown Hot Springs. Take Magic Springs Exit on Hwy. 70 and drive North on Mill Creek Road. The Superlift ORV Park is located approximately 3.2 miles on Mill Creek Road North, right past Panther Valley Ranch. 1254 wooded acres form the Sup... continue

Parks

Oaklawn Park
Finest thoroughbred racing from late January to mid April capped off by the Racing Festival of the South. Largest horse racing operation outside New York and California. Featuring simulcast racing from Triple Crown Races, Breeder's Cup, Louisiana Downs and Saratoga. GROUPS: Infield, which can accomm... continue

Golf Courses

Hot Springs Golf & Country Club -Majestic
Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days... continue

Golf Courses

Diamondhead Golf Club
Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days... continue

Golf Courses

Hot Springs Golf & Country Club -Pineview
Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days... continue

Golf Courses

Hot Springs Golf & Country Club -Arlington
Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days... continue

Ghost Tours

Hot Springs Haunted ToursHot Springs Haunted Tours
Considered to be the best haunted tours in Arkansas, enjoy our one-hour tours of the historic downtown Hot Springs. Our guide will take you to several haunted buildings, with the oldest dating back to the early 1800s. While at these locations, you will learn about the dark side of Hot Springs, both... continue

Museums

Hot Spring County Museum
Artifacts and memorabilia relating to local history housed in the historic Boyle House; Caddo Indian pottery, quilts; antique furniture. ... continue

Golf Courses

Malvern Country Club
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Speedways

Southwest Arkansas Super Speedway
Directions: Hwy. 27N between Nashville and Murfreesboro Racing pure and street stocks, modifieds, sportsman and bombers on the three-eighths mile banked clay oval; Saturdays at 8 p.m. beginning in early April.... continue

Arts

Elberta Arts Center
Exhibits the works of local artists as well as artists from all over the state. ... continue

Golf Courses

Nashville Country Club
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Parks

Janssen Park
Features an 1800s log cabin, ponds, picnic tables, playground.... continue

State Parks

Queen Wilhelmina State Park
Food Service/Picnic Area Available # of Units/Rooms: 38 Non-Smoking Rooms Available Restaurant on site/nearby Recreation Directions: 13 miles east of Mena on Hwy 88 Thirty-eight room lodge; two Queen's Rooms with fireplaces; two Regent's Room... continue

Scenic Byways

Talimena Scenic Byway
The Talimena Scenic Drive became in 2005 Arkansas's third and newest national scenic byway. The 54-mile route on Ark. 88 and Okla. 1 rides the ridges of Rich and Winding Stair mountains through the Ouachita (pronounced Wash-i-tah) National Forest, connecting the towns of Mena in western Arkansas wit... continue

Recreation

Shady Lake
Food Service/Picnic Area Available Directions: Five miles southwest of Glenwood on U.S. 70; west 23 miles on Hwy. 84 to Athens, then 2 miles west on Hwy. 246. Then north at sign for 3 miles on Forest Road 38. A 25-acre recreation lake in the Ouachita National Forest wit... continue

Trails

Wolf Pen Gap ATV Trails
Directions: From U.S. 71 at Mena, take Ark. 8 east for one mile to Ark 375; turn onto Ark. 375 and go for eight miles; trail head will be near County Road 277 For all-terrain vehicles and dirt bikes, more than 40 miles of loop trails at varied levels of difficulty in the Ouachita Nati... continue

Museums

Blythe's Museum & Gazebo
Large collection of Native American artifacts found in the area; early pioneer artifacts and Scott County photos. GROUPS: Gazebo can be used for reunions or special occasions; constructed from an old grain gin.... continue

Recreation Areas

Lake Hinkle
A 960-acre lake known for its diverse fishing opportunities for largemouth bass, crappie, catfish; boating.... continue

Parks

Turkey Track Park
Bluegrass and gospel music, jamming session, arts, crafts, food vendors, hog roast, potluck supper; feature several bands, guest bands welcome, electric hookups, showers, restrooms, day/night security. These festivals take place in June and October. Check the calendar of events on this web site for ... continue

Recreation Areas

Gillham Lake
Directions: 16 miles north of DeQueen and six miles northeast of Gillham Called "The Bright Spot on the Cossatot," Gillham consists of 1,370 acres and offers boating, skiing, fishing, camping and picnicking.... continue

Museums

Sevier County Historical Society Museum
History of Sevier County; small village/replica of early DeQueen; visual history of the past.... continue

Wildlife Refuges

Pond Creek National Wildlife Refuge
Fishing, wildlife observation, photography, hunting, environmental education and interpretation, camping; designated ATV trails (seasonal use only).... continue

Golf Courses

Chamberlyne Country Club
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 3 days... continue

Monuments

Dardanelle Confederate Monument
Directions: Near The Yell County Courthouse Historical markers with details about the monument ... continue

State Parks

Mount Nebo State Park
# of Units/Rooms: 15 On Lake/River Name of Lake/River: Lake Dardanelle, Arkansas River (Okla. to Little Rock) Recreation Constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930s; 35 campsites and 15 fully equipped cabins with kitchens; 14 miles of trails encirc... continue

Wildlife Refuges

Holla Bend National Wildlife Refuge
A birdwatcher's paradise, this refuge is home at different times of the year to Canada geese and several species of ducks, bald eagles and other wildlife. The area was established to provide essential habitat for migratory birds in the Mississippi Valley Fly-Way.... continue

Natural Attractions

Council Oak
A massive 400- to 500-year-old white oak tree where a Cherokee Indian chief signed a treaty giving all land south of the Arkansas River to the territory in 1820; park surrounds the tree, which is listed on the National Registry. ... continue

Natural Attractions

Dardanelle Rock
This large rock formation rises near the Arkansas River bank and was used as a lookout by Indians and Confederate soldiers.... continue

Golf Courses

Bay Ridge Boat & Golf Club
Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Recreation

Bull Shoals Lake
Created by one of the largest concrete dams in the nation, Bull Shoals covers 45,000 acres with a 1,000-mile shoreline. Famous for its largemouth and striped bass; several state records including a 53-pound striped bass.... continue

Recreation

Norfork Lake
Granddaddy of all the big Ozark lakes. A 550-mile shoreline offers a wide choice of resort accommodations and the action is non-stop for bass, walleye, stripers and panfish; scuba diving; 12 Corps of Engineers campgrounds; boating, skiing, swimming. ... continue

Tours

Miniatures Museum & Tiny Town Tours
Some 200 displays featuring 100,000 minatures; exhibits range from dollhouse furnishings to complete villages.... continue

Fish Hatcheries

Norfork National Fish Hatchery
One of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service's largest producing fish hatcheries. On display are eyed eggs and various sizes of rainbow, brown and cutthroat trout. Hatchery tours, off-site presentations; fishing for the disabled and for those 15 and under in Dry Run Creek.... continue

Resorts

StoneCreek Ranch Resort
Credit Cards Accepted: American Express, Discover Card, MasterCard, Visa # of Units/Rooms: 4 Non-Smoking Rooms Available Recreation A guest ranch for horseback riding vacations and more. Two fully equipped two bedroom cabins that sleep up to six each; two guest r... continue

Museums

Tiny Town Tours Miniature Museum of Merritt
2400 square feet of minatures, seven rooms, 60 dollhouses, 62 stores and other exhibits.... continue

Golf Courses

Big Creek Golf & Country Club
Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Tours

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, rivers, photo opts, restaurants and much more. We are adding to it all the time! Thanks and hope you enjoy the tour! Bob and Linda Zdora, Exe... continue

Arts

Center for the Arts in Northwest Arkansas
Musical performances, theatrical productions, visual arts, additional cultural events; call for hours of operation ... continue

Gardens

Compton Gardens
Gardens including 6.5 acres of native plants, state champion trees, streams, bridges, and walking trails; Conference Centre available for rental which can accommodate wedding ceremonies, receptions, rehearsal dinner, parties, reunions, seminars, trainings and lecture series.... continue

Museums

Edith's Costume Jewelry Museum
Directions: Corner of Moberly and Del White Over 9,000 pieces of costume jewelry are featured in three rooms. They include such brand names as Coro, Sarah Coventry, Monet, Napier, Judy Lee, and more. ... continue

Museums

Peel House Museum & Historical Garden
Directions: U.S. 71B An Italianate villa built in 1875 by Col. Sam Peel, a prominent early figure in Bentonville history. Restored mansion and gardens open to the public; on-site preservation library. ... continue

Historical Markers

Civil War Cave
Used by Confederate troops during the Civil War; contains 50-year-old rimstone formations over which flow 60,000 gallons of water. The cave is 58 degrees year-round, lighted; includes picnic grounds, gift shop.... continue

Monuments

Confederate Monument
Located on the Bentonville Square, surrounded by a fountain. ... continue

Arts

Fusion Fine Arts Gallery
Local, regional and national artists' works. Also, art supplies - everything from canvases to kids crayons; art classes for all ages.... continue

Golf Courses

Links At Bentonville Golf & Athletic Club
Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Wildlife Areas

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... continue

Golf Courses

Links At Lowell, The
Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Recreation

Beaver Lake
28,000 acres of clear water attract thousands of water sports lovers, fishermen, hikers, birdwatchers. Located in the Ozark Highlands near Rogers, Eureka Springs, Springdale, Fayetteville. Forests, tall bluffs, meadows crisscrossed by hiking trails. Boat docks, camping, parks, swimming, fishing.... continue

Historic Districts

Downtown Historic District
Features brick-paved streets, unique shops and restaurants; incorporated in 1881 when the first passenger train rolled in on the Frisco railroad; soda fountain at Poor Richard's Gift & Confectionery is among many local sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places.... continue

Museums

Rogers Historical Museum
Guided tours of the historic 1895 Hawkins House, plus exhibits on local history. "The Attic" is a hands-on exhibit for children. Walking tours of historic downtown Rogers available with prior arrangements.... continue

Recreation

War Eagle Cavern on Beaver Lake
Credit Cards Accepted: MasterCard, Other cards accepted, Visa Food Service/Picnic Area Available Directions: Located on Scenic Ark. 12 halfway between Rogers and Eureka Springs War Eagle Cavern has spectacular natural entrance that is breathtaking. Following the... continue

State Parks

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 primitive campsites near Beaver Lake; 100-yard all-weather public firing range; regulated seasonal hunting; Van Winkle historical site; and interpretive programming are currentl... continue

Theatres

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

History

War Eagle Mill/War Eagle Bridge
Contains a working water-powered grist mill, restaurant and gift shop. ... continue

Museums

Daisy Airgun Museum
Daisy Manufacturing Company, Inc. is the world's oldest and largest manufacturer of airguns, ammo and accessories. One gun, more than any other, played a major role in making Daisy the household name it is today. Introduced in 1939, the Daisy Red Ryder has sold over 9 million units, easily making it... continue

Golf Courses

Lost Springs Golf & Athletic Club
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days... continue

RV Parks

monte ne at beaver lake campground
see web site www.monteneatbeaverlake.com... continue

Museums

Siloam Springs Museum
Directions: Follow signs from Broadway or Mt. Olive. Pioneer artifacts, documents, vintage clothing ... continue

Arts

Sager Creek Arts Center
Drama, music, dance, visual arts, literature and children's threater. Includes works by area artists showcased in a historic 1921 church. ... continue

Golf Courses

Dawn Hill Golf & Racquet Club
Course Access: ResortHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 3 days... continue

Trout Fishing

Bear Creek Springs Trout Farm
No license required and no limit; bait and tackle furnished; your catch can be cleaned and packed on ice. ... continue

Natural Attractions

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 miles before joining the White River. Canoe outfitters can be found at almost every access point. The Buffalo Point Concession has five rustic, eig... continue

Theatres

Lyric Theatre
Harrison's historic downtown square is the site for theatrical productions, concerts, fine arts programs and classic movies. ... continue

Caving

Mystic Caverns
Two of the most spectacular caves in the Ozarks at one location -- Mystic Cavern and Crystal Dome Cavern. Guided tours begin in Mystic and retrace steps early settlers first took in the 1850s. Crystal Dome showcases an eight-foot-high dome in pristine condition; rock museum, gift shop.... continue

Museums

Boone County Heritage Museum
Genealogy library, artifacts covering history of railroad, medicine, Civil War, music. ... continue

Natural Attractions

Buffalo National River Civil War Heritage Trail
The Buffalo National River is a 95,000-acre national park that preserves unique natural and cultural features of the Arkansas Ozarks. During the Civil War the rugged terrain became a battleground between aggressive independent Confederate units and the Union forces holding northwest Arkansas. Skirmi... continue

Museums

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 Sunday and Monday; however, advance arrangements can be made to conduct special showings for groups of 10 or more. ... continue

Scenic Drives

National Scenic 7 Byway
One of the most scenic drives in the country, Scenic 7 runs from the Louisiana border to the Missouri border, passing through both the the Ouachita and Ozark Mountains. Numerous resorts, attractions and scenic overlooks are found along its route.... continue

Golf Courses

Harrison Country Club
Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 2 days... continue

Fishing

Bear Creek Springs Trout Farm
Great place to catch that first rainbow trout. No license or trout stamp needed, pay only for what you catch. Bait and equipment furnished for free or use your own. Cleaned and packed on ice for free. You can also feed the trout for 25cents. The fee is $6.25 per pound plus tax. Please call for a fis... continue

Collections

Antiques & Elderly Things
Children's books, Civil War memorabilia, fine china, glass scupltures, kitchen items. ... continue

Museums

Saunders Memorial Museum
Extensive collection of firearms (almost four hundred items) including antique and unusual pieces; knives, Victorian clothing, accessories, textiles and furniture. Exhibits include guns used by the famous and infamous....like Jesse and Frank James, Belle Star, Cole Younger, Cherokee Bill, Billy the ... continue

Souvenirs

Childhood Memories
Antique toys, albums, vintage clothing; collectibles from the 1920s to the 1980s.... continue

Arts

Currey Studio Gallery/Grandma Fran
One of the Ozarks' best-known artists known for her primitive style of painting.... continue

One Of A Kinds

Homade Furniture
Handcrafted primitive furniture made with rustic wood from the Arkansas Ozarks; each piece is unique - one of a kind; wide selection of antiques and collectibles; everything from antique stoves to glass dishes; primitive barn wood for sale. ... continue

Museums

Carroll County Heritage Center
Artifacts from Berryville and Carroll County are housed in the historic old 1880 Courthouse; moonshine still, funeral parlor, one-room school, genealogy library.... continue

Caving

Cosmic CavernCosmic Cavern
Cosmic Cavern was discovered in 1845, but wasn't developed until 1927. The cave features a 9 foot soda straw - the longest known in the Ozarks, and two bottomless lakes, one of which has had trout in it for over 50 years. One of the lakes was discovered in 1993 in the "Silent Splendor" section whic... continue

Golf Courses

Carroll County Country Club
Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Museums

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 Great Passion Play entrance; proceed north 2.5 miles on Onyx Cave road (CR207); facility is on the left. (Don't turn left on CR 266 at the 2 mile mark continue straight ahead o... continue

Structural Landmarks

Christ of the Ozarks Statue
Directions: Off U.S. 62 East on Passion Play Road Seven-story statue of Christ overlooks the Ozarks and Eureka Springs; lighted for night viewing; can be seen for miles; created by Emmett Sullivan, one of the sculptors of Mount Rushmore.... continue

Historic Districts

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 bed and breakfasts that surround it. Relics of the city's past can be viewed at the Historical Museum. The 1886 Crescent Hotel overlooks this district. ... continue

Museums

Eureka Springs Historical Museum
Three floors of the unique history of Eureka Springs displayed in photographs and documents, a large collection of local artwork, excellent research materials and a genealogy department. ... continue

Museums

Museum of Earth History
Directions: Located on The Great Passion Play grounds. The Museum explains the origin of the earth from the Christian viewpoint, and includes displays of life-size dinasaur skeletons, life models, and fossil plates.... continue

Tours

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 Testament exhibits; features over 38 displays, including a tour of Moses' Tabernacle in the Wilderness, built to dimensions and colors as recorded in Exodus 35-40... continue

Wildlife Refuges

Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge and Call of the Wild Bed & Breakfast is a 450-acre rescue facility with over 100 big cats, such as lions, tigers, cougars.... continue

Tours

Southern Pride Carriage Tours
Old-fashioned carriage tours of historic Eureka Springs, based at the Crescent Hotel; approximately 30 minutes in length ... continue

Spas

New Moon Spa
A total spa facility located in the 1886 Crescent Hotel; some therapies offered include Swedish massages, facials, body wraps, salt glows, aroma-therapy treatments, hydrotherapy massage baths, water massages, and acupuncture. Also, there are wet and dry saunas, tanning beds, a fully equipped gym and... continue

Spas

Serenity Day Spa
Located in the historic Basin Park Hotel; Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, hot stone massage, manicures, pedicures, facials and body wraps. ... continue

Tours

Eureka Springs Ghost Tours
Tours which explain the history of the town, the old ghost legends of Eureka Springs and The Crescent Hotel ... continue

Excursions

Eureka Springs & North Arkansas Railway
Train museum, rides on vintage steam train, dining cars available for lunch and dinner; gift and snack shop; trains depart from the historic ES&NA Depot every hour on the hour.... continue

Trail Rides

Red Bud Riding Stables
Leisurely-guided trail rides through the Ozark countryside ... continue

Natural Attractions

Pivot Rock & Natural Bridge
Directions: Off U.S. Hwy. 62 West Unusual geological formations deep in forest; three block nature trail ... continue

Tours

Rosalie Tour Home & Gardens
Tour guides dressed in Victorian-style costumes provide historical commentary; call Michelle MdConald at the Rosalie to schedule a wedding.... continue

Caving

Onyx Cave
Self-guided tour through the chambers with names like the Witches Fireplace and Friendly Dragon. Electronic messages point out the cave's features; discovered in 1983; composed of natural onyx ... continue

Museums

Gallery Mint Museum
Museum of coin minting technology... continue

Historic Homes

Queen Anne Mansion
This Queen Anne masterpiece, featured in Southern Living Magazine, was built in 1891 and has $400,000 of antique furnishings; listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Property includes the historic Kelley House, an original Eureka Springs home. Perfect for weddings, receptions, parties; s... continue

Spas

Suchness Spa Rituals
Located in the historic New Orleans Hotel in downtown Eureka Springs; offers such services as Suchness Massage, Crown Chakra Ritual, Thai Herbal Steam and Lotus Shower Ritual, Glow Rituals, Body Cocoon Rituals, Facial Ritual, Hands and Feet Ritual; Minister services available for weddings and holy v... continue

Historic Homes

Quigley's Castle
Family home built in 1943; surrounded by perennial gardens, lily ponds, secluded benches; exterior of home adorned by stones collected by the builder since childhood; first floor has tropical plants which grow to the ceiling of the second floor; builder's collections on display include butterflies, ... continue

Museums

The Bible Museum
Directions: Off U.S. 62 East, on Passion Play Road Contains over 10,000 Bibles in 625 languages and dialects; large collection of parchments, artifacts; original page of Gutenberg Bible; old and rare Bibles including the history of the English and American Bibles... continue

Museums

Gay Nineties Button & Doll Museum
Button mosaics and dolls collected over many years ... continue

Entertainment

Lucky 13 Starlight Outdoor Cinema
Movies shown on a 17-foot-by-25-foot "screen" painted on the wall of a historic building. Audience encouraged to dress in a costume related to the theme of the film. Prizes awarded. Live entertainment, food offered before each movie. Bring your own chairs/blankets. Sundays, June-Sept.... continue

Gardens

Covenant Gardens
Directions: Located 1/2 mile east of Passion Play Road Unique garden of Biblical plants; only Bible garden in the mid-South; guided tours available. ... continue

Collections

Antiques on the Square
Old-fashioned, general line antique store ... continue

Trout Fishing

Collins Creek
A newly developed outdoor project at the John F. Kennedy Park, near the Greers Ferry Fish Hatchery, includes a catch-and-release trout fishing area for youngsters (under age 16), a hiking trail and nature-watching opportunities. Constructed by the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission.... continue

Theatres

Gem Community Theater
Directions: Ark. 25 & 5 Bypass; Business Route exit Restored movie house which now serves as a center for the local arts council. Also, performing arts, live music and an art gallery in the lobby.... continue

Fish Hatcheries

Greers Ferry National Fish Hatchery
See the development of trout from egg to adult size; small aquarium on site.... continue

Recreation

Little Red River
The Little Red emerges icy-cold from beneath Greers Ferry Dam near Heber Springs. "Rip" Collins proved that this is a premier-class trout stream in 1992 when he landed a world-record 40-pound, four-ounce brown. Plenty of outfitters and resorts.... continue

Trails

Mossy Bluff Trail
Starting from the Garner Visitor Center, .8-mile Mossy Bluff Trail follows the canyon rim overlooking the Little Red River. Stairways are provided at craggy bluffs near end of hike. ... continue

Visitors Centers

William Carl Garner Visitor Center
Directions: 3 miles north of Heber Springs on Ark. 25; located at the west end of Greers Ferry Dam Visitor Center for Greers Ferry Lake; exhibit area, 20 minute audio visual presentation, children's touch table, and replica of the 40 lb., 4 oz. world record brown trout caught in the L... continue

Museums

Olmstead Museum
Olmstead Funeral Home dedicated this private exhibit in 1996 to honor the oldest existing business in Cleburen County. A horse-drawn hearse and photos of the town's early days are of special interest; guided tours by appointment. ... continue

Trails

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 visitors with panoramic views of the Ozarks; commercial shuttle services from Fairfield Bay during summer; first designated National Scenic Trail in America.... continue

Trails

Buckeye Trail
Buckeye Trail provides a 660-foot barrier-free, smooth surface with automobile access; displays are provided alongside these trails for interpretation of interesting natural features.... continue

Water Sports

Cruise Greers Ferry Lake
Tube rides, kneeboarding, skiing, plus leisurely sightseeing trips available; two-hour, sunset and moonlight cruise packages available. ... continue

Recreation

Greers Ferry Lake
Nestled in the Ozark foothills between Clinton and Heber Springs, Greers Ferry is among the state's five largest lakes. It is also tops in providing great fishing, water sports, boating and camping. The award-winning reservoir served as the national model for environmental cleanliness. Corps of Engi... continue

Golf Courses

Lost Creek Golf Club
Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 4 days... continue

Historic Districts

Back in Time Antiques
handicapped accessible. 10,000-sqare-feet of furniture, glass, primitives located in Batesville's downtown historic district ... continue

Historic Districts

Batesville Historic Commercial District
The state's second oldest city, settled in 1812. Historic Commercial District offers a glimpse into the city's past, as does the Old Independence Regional Museum, which features historical exhibits from the 12 counties that comprised the original 1820 Independence County.... continue

Historic Churches

Bethel AME Church
The Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church is the oldest church structure in town; listed on the National Register ... continue

Flea Markets

Jubile Antique Mall & Flea Market
Directions: 2.5 miles north of Western Sizzlin, Ramada Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Super 8 and Comfort Inn on U.S. 167 North (North St. Louis Street) Inventory includes antiques, primitives, glassware, china, jewelry, linens, paintings, coins, ball cards, furniture, collectibles, and ornamental wrough... continue

Museums

Old Independence Regional Museum
Featuring historical exhibits and research materials from 12 counties that comprised the original 1820 Independence County. Active program of temporary exhibits and special events year-round; housed in a former National Guard Armory built as WPA Project in 1936; constructed of locally quarried sands... continue

Monuments

Batesville Confederate Monument
Directions: Northeast Corner Of Courthouse Lawn; From Hwy 167 N, Turneast On Main Street, Go Down To 192 East Main Monument features a list of some of Independence County units that served in the war. ... continue

Race Tracks

Batesville Speedway
Directions: Seven miles west of Batesville Racing modifieds, super stocks, hobbies, super stars and front-wheel drives on Friday nights at 8 p.m. Season runs from March until early October on a three-eighths mile dirt oval. The track was opened in the early 1970s and rebuilt in 1991.... continue

State Parks

Independence County Fairgrounds
Cookouts, kitchen, exhibit space, bus parking. ... continue

Golf Courses

Batesville Municipal Golf Course
Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Golf Courses

Batesville Country Club
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Golf Courses

Hillhigh Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort
Course Access: ResortHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days... continue

Museums

Arnett's Doll Museum
Over 5,000 dolls collected by Virginia Arnett are displayed in a private museum adjacent to her home. A rare and complete set of 'Gone With The Wind' character dolls highlights the exhibit. ... continue

Museums

Jackson Memorial Museum of Funeral Service
Family-owned facility exhibits a horse-drawn hearse and funeral buggy from the 19th century, a chapel and other exhibits. ... continue

State Parks

Jacksonport State Park
Food Service/Picnic Area Available The 1872 Courthouse museum displays artifacts dating 1840s-1920s of the Jackson County area. The Mary Woods No. 2 is a restored sternwheel paddleboat, which was used on the White River until the late 1960s. Camping, picnic area with playground, swimming beach, rive... continue

Military

Pea Ridge National Military Park
Perhaps the best-preserved Civil War battlefield in Arkansas, this 4,300-acre national historic site includes a seven-mile, self-guided auto tour road with 10 stops; a museum; trails; bookstore and visitor center. The March 7-8, 1862 battle was one of the largest fought west of the Mississippi, betw... continue

Museums

Living Farm Museum
Demonstrations of antique farm equipment; horse-drawn plows, harrows, disks, panters, threshers, hay rakes and balers are amonng those demonstrated; steam boiler and engine, antique tractors; antique hand tools.... continue

Golf Courses

Newport Country Club
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 1 days... continue

Caving

Bull Shoals Caverns
Directions: Turn South at Harps Grocery on Ark. 178. Features formations millions of years in the making; the site has been used by prehistoric natives, Civil War soldiers and moonshiners; underground rainbow trout stream, miniature lake; visitors tour the cave via concrete walkways. There are no st... continue

Scenic Views

Top O' the Ozarks Tower
Directions: 2 miles west of Bull Shoals Dam on Hwy 178. View over a million acres after riding the smooth, quiet elevator to the top. Glass-enclosed area overlooking Bull Shoals Lake and Dam, White River and Bull Shoals-White River State Park. ... continue

Historic Towns

Mountain Village 1890
Eleven main historic structures and numerous additional outbuildings, all of which have been brought here from various sites in the Ozarks. All are authentic, as are their contents, and all were being used in 1890. ... continue

Golf Courses

Rivercliff Golf CourseRivercliff Golf Course
Rivercliff Golf Course in Bull Shoals, Arkansas is located in the natural beauty of the Ozarks. Just a few minutes from Bull Shoals Lake and some of the best trout fishing in the country, golfers of every age are welcomed to play this course. Rivercliff is an 18-hole 6382 yard scenic ... continue

State Parks

Old Davidsonville State Park
Food Service/Picnic Area Available Directions: U.S. 63 To Black Rock, then north on Ark. 361 for 6 miles to the park. South of Pocahontas, 9 miles on Ark. 166 to park 180-acre historical state park that interprets and preserves the town of Old Davidsonville; 12-acre fishing lake, campsites with wate... continue

Theatres

The Imperial Dinner Theatre
Seating Capacity: 100 Non-Smoking Area Available Entertainment/Bar Available Type of Service: Banquet After many seasons in a refurbished 1940 movie house in downtown Pocahontas, the theatre has moved to a modern facility along U.S. 67, south of town in 2004. Prod... continue

Ranches

Wilderness Valley Ranch
Overnight guided horseback rides; buggy rides; hay rides; riding lessons; horseback riding; campsites available ... continue

Golf Courses

Cherokee Village -North
Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Golf Courses

Cherokee Village -South
Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Recreation Areas

Blanchard Springs Caverns & Recreation Area
Food Service/Picnic Area Available Guided walking tours through an active cavern system, featuring sparkling calcite formations, stalactites, stalagmites and columns. Two different trails for viewing. Recreation area features crystal clear streams, large flowing spring (12,000 gallons per minute), s... continue

National Forests

Ozark National Forest, Sylamore District
Food Service/Picnic Area Available Directions: The forest is located 100 miles north of Little Rock. It's primarily on Highways 14 and 5, 7 miles north of Mountain View. Blanchard Springs Caverns, within the forest, is located on Highway 14, 15 miles northwest of Mountain View. ... continue

State Parks

Ozark Folk Center State Park
Credit Cards Accepted: American Express, Discover Card, MasterCard, Visa Food Service/Picnic Area Available # of Units/Rooms: 60 Non-Smoking Rooms Available Restaurant on site/nearby Recreation Seating Capacity: 200 Non-Smoking Area Available ... continue

Theatres

Brickshy's Backstreet Theater
Country variety shows with family comedy each Thursday, Friday and Saturday. ... continue

Trails

Sylamore Creek Trail
Located in the Ozark National Forest, this 14-mile trail is named for the scenic, free-flowing stream it follows past waterfalls, natural springs, limestone bluffs, lush forests; passes three different campgrounds. ... continue

Scenic Byways

Sylamore Scenic Byway
The Sylamore Scenic Byway is made up of a 26.5 mile portion of Ark. 5, 14 and Forest Service Road 1110. The route traverses 16.5 miles of Ark. 5 from Calico Rock to Allison, joining Ark. 14 for 6.7 miles to its intersection with Forest Service Road 1110, and continuing 3 miles to Blanchard Springs C... continue

Natural Attractions

Natural Bridge
Directions: Located four miles north of Clinton off U.S. 65 Hidden away in the scenic beauty of the Ozarks, this 100-ft. sandstone formation was millions of years in the making. The stone archway was actually used as a bridge during pioneer days. Facilities include a log cabin museum and gift shop. ... continue

Museums

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. ... continue

Day Use Areas

Faye's Diamond Mine
Specialty shop; jewelry; antiques; gift items ... continue

Natural Attractions

Indian Rock House
Nestled under a hillside at Indian Hills Golf Course, this natural sandstone grotto was the home of prehistoric cave dwellers; community Log Cabin Museum is nearby. ... continue

Museums

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 in 1976 by volunteers and citizens of Fairfield Bay as a Bicentennial gift; free admission GPS: N35.6238013 W92.2497252 ... continue

Resorts

Lazy M Ranch Resort
Credit Cards Accepted: Food Service/Picnic Area Available # of Units/Rooms: 5 Non-Smoking Rooms Available Golf Course Restaurant on site/nearby Recreation Pets Accepted Directions: Located outside Shirley and across road (Hwy. 16) from... continue

Ranches

Red River Ranch
Guided 45- and 90-minute trail rides; no experience necessary; call for reservations ... continue

Golf Courses

Mountain Ranch Golf Club At Fairfield Bay
Course Access: ResortHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 14 days... continue

Golf Courses

Indian Hills Golf Course At Fairfield Bay
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 14 days... continue

Golf Courses

Fayetteville Country Club
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

State Parks

Prairie Grove Battlefield Historic State Park
On December 7, 1862, the Confederates attempted to stop Union forces from advancing south, with Fort Smith ultimately being at stake. One-mile walking trail with markers telling about the battle, pre-Civil War Ozark Village open for tours, picnic tables, playground, museum with artillery and weapons... continue

Flea Markets

Daisies & Olives Antiques-Gifts-Flea Market
Located in the downtown historic district; antiques, gifts, furniture, primitives, collectibles, gift items; over 30 dealers. ... continue

State Parks

Devil's Den State Park
Credit Cards Accepted: American Express, Discover Card, MasterCard, Visa Food Service/Picnic Area Available On Lake/River Name of Lake/River: Lee Creek Recreation Directions: I-540, Exit 45 (Ark. 74) off I-540; seven miles to the park. Suggested rou... continue

Fishing

Beaver Lake Fishing
Beaver Lake has more than 28,000 surface acres of water. Just below the dam, the bone-chilling waters of the upper White River provides perfect habitat for pole-bending rainbow and record-size German brown trout. The lake itself provides year-round fishing pleasure for adventurous anglers who can tr... continue

Camping

Beaver Lake Campgrounds
Dam Site Lake Description: Class A park with flush toilets, showers, trailer dump station, designated camping spaces, trash containers, and drinking water. The picnic shelter located at the cut-off wall approximately 1/4 mile from the campground is available for reservation fro... continue

Fishing

Bull Shoals Lake FishingBull Shoals Lake Fishing
Bull Shoals Lake supports many species of game fish, from crappie to walleye, and is one of the few places where you can fish for bass and trout in the same water. This magnificent lake has produced seven state records, including a monster 53 pound striped bass. Home to several professional fishing ... continue

Hunting

Bull Shoals Lake Hunting
Hunting for white-tailed deer, eastern wild turkey, and squirrel is outstanding around Bull Shoals Lake; and opportunities for ducks, geese and doves are good. Numerous boat ramps and parking areas provide access to large parcels of little used public land. Licenses for hunting and fishing are requi... continue

Boating

Bull Shoals Lake BoatingBull Shoals Lake Boating
With over 45,000 surface acres of clear, blue water to explore, Bull Shoals has ample room for boaters, skiers, and fishermen to enjoy their pursuit. Fuel, supplies, and services are available at 11 marinas operated by private concessionaires. Twenty-two launch ramps provide access t... continue

Camping

Bull Shoals Lake CampingBull Shoals Lake Camping
Campgrounds operated by the Corps of Engineers offer camping enthusiasts a wide variety of opportunities and experiences. Over 500 campsites, ranging from rustic to those with electrical and water hookups, are located in twelve parks situated to provide access to most areas of the lake. Seasons gene... continue

Trails

Bull Shoals Lake TrailsBull Shoals Lake Trails
The Dogwood Trail, located in Lakeview Park, is the only hiking trail on Corps of Engineers land around Bull Shoals Lake. The trail is 3 miles round trip and rated as moderately difficult. The trailhead is located near the campground dump station. Bull Shoals State Park also offers tw... continue

Museums

Company House Museum
Directions: From Ark. 133 T; located adjacent to the City Park Three-room shotgun company house built in 1910... continue

Wildlife Refuges

Overflow National Wildlife Refuge
Directions: Call or go to the main facility 5 miles west of Crossett on Hwy 82 W for specific directions 65,000 acres of vital bottomland hardwood in eastern Arkansas managed primarily for wintering and resident waterfowl, birds and other endangered species and indigenous wildlife. Pu... continue

City Parks

Crossett City Park
Park offers a variety of pavilions that can be used for birthday parties, reunions, parties ... continue

Wildlife Refuges

Felsenthal National Wildlife Refuge
The world's largest green-tree reservoir consisting of the 15,000-acres Felsenthal Pool that is more than doubled to 36,000 acres during winter flooding; fishing, hunting, wildlife observation; public use areas at Crossett Harbor Recreational Park and Grand Marais; visitor center; primitive camping... continue

Museums

Ashley County Museum
Local history exhibits; carriage house; buggy collection; open by appointment. ... continue

Museums

Bradley County Veterans' Museum
For over 140 years, Bradley County's sons and daughters have served their country in times of peace and war. Their stories and experiences have become part of the tradition that is Bradley County today. Bradley County Veterans, Inc., a group comprised of the American Legion, Disabled American Vetera... continue

Recreation

Lake Columbia
Food Service/Picnic Area Available On Lake/River Name of Lake/River: Lake Columbia Directions: South From Magnolia On Hwy 371, 4 Miles, Turn Right On Hwy 344, 4 Miles; Left On County Road 53, 3 Miles To Lake. Multi-purpose reservoir with 30-acre park, swim... continue

Cemeteries

Magnolia City Cemetery
Directions: Six blocks south of Courthouse Square on South Washington Street. Final resting place of Major General John Porter McCown, the highest ranking Confederate officer buried in Arkansas, and numerous other known and unknown Confederate troops; includes an African-American sec... continue

Tours

Farm & Home Tours
Credit Cards Accepted: American Express, Discover Card, MasterCard, Visa Guided tour of Southern Arkansas University's 658-acre Agricultural & Horticultural Farm... continue

Murals

Magnolia Murals
Six colorful murals the depict the history of Magnolia are located around the historic square; one is located in the lobby of the Best Western Coachman's Inn. ... continue

Golf Courses

Magnolia Country Club
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Historic Districts

Charlotte Street Historic District
Historic Victorian downtown homes, library, museum, art gallery; reserved tour or self-guided tours ... continue

State Parks

Marks' Mills Battlefield State Park
Directions: Junction Ark. 8 East The site of an April 25, 1864 fight in which Confederate Calvary ambushed and captured a Union supply train along with the brigade of Federal troops guarding it, forcing General Frederick Steele to abandon Camden and return to Little Rock due to a lack of supp... continue

Museums

Dallas County Museum
Features the history of Dallas County ... continue

Cemeteries

Marks' Mills Cemetery Park
Directions: 1/4 mile north of Ark. 8 Features an intact section of the Camden-Pine Bluff Road, where one of Union General Frederick Steele's foraging parties was ambushed and decimated by Confederates under General James Fagan on April 25, 1864. The Union suffered 1,500 casualties; part of th... continue

Murals

Fordyce Mural
Displays history of the town and its football heritage; Fordyce is the birthplace of the late Coach Paul "Bear" Bryant... continue

Golf Courses

Fordyce Country Club
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Museums

Drew County Historical Museum
Artifacts, antiques in a home built in 1909; two 1800s log cabins; guided tours, activity programs ... continue

Recreation

Lake Monticello
A 1,520-acre lake that is rapidly gaining a reputation as a trophy bass lake. A recent catch was documented as the fourth-biggest largemouth ever caught in the state. Picnic area, concrete boat ramp, on-site bow rande and model airplane airport. Entrance off Ark. 35 west of Monticello.... continue

Planetariums

Pomeroy Planetarium
Directions: Located in the Neal Museum of Natural History Presents numerous requested programs to a wide variety of groups and classes from K to Senior Citizens throughout the region; Public Night Programs are presented monthly during the academic year. Coupled with the presentations, weather... continue

Museums

Turner Neal Museum of Natural History
Museum of natural history of South Arkansas with three collections of big game; houses the Pomeroy Planetarium which seats 40 ... continue

Golf Courses

Monticello Country Club
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

National Grasslands

Grant County Museum & Heritage Village
Directions: U.S. 270 in Sheridan to Ark. 46 Extensive collection of Civil War artifacts; restored Depression-era cafe; collection of local history artifacts and restored historic buildings. ... continue

State Parks

Jenkins' Ferry Battlefield State Park
Directions: 13 miles south of Sheridan on the banks of the Saline River General Steele's Federal troops were desperately trying to cross the river in flooded, foggy conditions when the Confederates began their attack. The battlefield, now largely in timber production, is still prone t... continue

Museums

Hope Visitor Center & Museum
Information center and museum housed in the restored Missouri-Pacific Railroad depot; includes exhibits on former President Clinton's life.... continue

Museums

Klipsch Museum
A museum dedicated to the life and achievements of the late Paul W. Klipsch, a Hope resident and an audio engineer who manufactured his world-famous loudspeakers there. Contains replica of his office, speakers, model railroad trains he built, photographs and other memorabilia. The museum shares the ... continue

Historic Homes

Clinton Center & Birthplace
Credit Cards Accepted: MasterCard, Visa Food Service/Picnic Area Available Directions: From I-30 go south to downtown Hope; Ark. 278 & 2nd Street The first home of President Bill Clinton; listed on the National Register of Historic Places; focuses on the 1940s a... continue

Golf Courses

Hope Country Club
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 3 days... continue

Museums

Arkansas Railroad Museum
Restored steam locomotive 819, a 4-8-4 built in Pine Bluff in 1942. Railroad memorabilia from various Arkansas railroads on display. Gift shop. Full-sized railroad with railroad equipment, old railroad cars, locomotives... continue

Murals

City of Murals
Thirteen striking murals painted on downtown businesses creating an outdoor gallery that depict the history of Pine Bluff and Jefferson County;painted by artists from across the United States and British Columbia. The subjects include: Main Street 1888, Saracen, the Old Fire Station (Eighth & Main S... continue

Parks

Jefferson County Regional Park
On Lake/River Name of Lake/River: Arkansas River (Okla. to Little Rock) Golf Course Softball complex, RV park, playground, boat ramp, waterfront meeting facility, park, nature center, golf course... continue

Tours

Pine Bluff Historic Tour
Directions: Available At The Pine Bluff Convention And Visitors Bureau Step-on guide service for group tours of area historic attractions and homes; advance notice required... continue

Cemeteries

Camp White Sulphur Springs Confederate Cemetery
Used as a campground by a number of Arkansas, Texas and Louisiana units between late 1861 and early 1863. Many soldiers died of disease and were buried in this cemetery. Units known to have camped at the site include the 19th, 24th, 28th and 33rd Arkansas Infantry and Hart's Arkansas Battery, Nutt's... continue

Museums

Pine Bluff/Jefferson County Historical Museum
Traces history from 1830 to present housed in a carefully restored Union Station depot; guided tours on request ... continue

Museums

The Band Museum
Directions: Downtown Pine Bluff Only museum in America devoted to band instruments, the history of bands and band music. The extensive collection includes hundreds of vintage and antique band instruments of all types. Some of them are primitives and others date back to the early 1700s, as wel... continue

Museums

Grider Field Museum
The Pine Bluff School of Aviationwas established by the U.S. Army Air Corps and trained over 9,000 pilots for World War II. See restored aircraft hangers, barracks, monument memorabilia and World War II aircraft.... continue

Museums

The Community Theatre Museum
Arkansas's oldest one-screen theatre dating to 1922; a step back in time where the grand old days of Hollywood films were shown. The building displays Pine Bluff's Grider Field mural; autographed movie posters including Fay Wray, King Kong, Tippy Hedren, Alfred Hitchcock, Douglas Fairbanks Jr.; famo... continue

Nature Centers

Delta Rivers Nature Center
An Arkansas Game and Fish Commission facility, the center features exhibits that reveal the natural history of Arkansas's Delta region, while its hiking trails through 130 acres of woodland "bottoms" give visitors a first-hand look at the vegetation and wildlife characteristic of the area. Among the... continue

Information Centers

Dexter Harding House Tourist Information Center
Built in 1850, this historic building was originally home of a grist mill; serves as area tourist information cemter with brochures and maps. GROUPS: Free step-on guide for city or mural tours; free coffee ... continue

Golf Courses

Harbor Oaks Golf Club
Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 4 days... continue

Golf Courses

Jaycee Golf Course
Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Museums

White Hall Museum
Directions: Located Behind The Police Station. Displays local historic materials including a classroom, dolls, documents, photos, and newspaper clippings. Military memorabilia, city's first fire truck, section of the original "dollarway" road; Cotton Belt caboose ... continue

Museums

Back in Time Museum
Private collection of buildings, equipment, cars and other treasures of the past; tours by appointment only ... continue

Recreation

Cane Creek LakeCane Creek Lake
The 1,700-acre Cane Creek Lake was completed in 1987 southeast of Star City as a cooperative project between the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC), the U.S. Soil Conservation Service and the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism. It sits on the border of the flat Delta lands of eastern Ark... continue

State Parks

Millwood State Park
Directions: Nine miles east of Ashdown on Ark. 32 Camping, picnic sites; pavilion, self-guided walking trail, bicycle trail; marina with fishing and pedal boat rentals; slip rentals available year-round; one of the state's hottest bass fishing lakes.... continue

Wildlife Refuges

Pond Creek National Wildlife Refuge
Located along the Little and Cossatot rivers this 27,300-acre refuge is open for hunting during designated seasons, fishing, wildlife observation, photography, environmental education and interpretation, camping and designated ATV trails (seasonal use only).... continue

Museums

Hunter-Coulter House Museum
Built in 1918, furnished with period furniture, listed on the National Register of Historic Places; antique farm tools, teaching memorabilia; special candlelight dinner is offered at Christmas; self-guided tours; managed by the Little River County Historical Society.... continue

Golf Courses

Millwood Landing Golf & Rv Resort
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Golf Courses

Ashdown Golf Club
Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Speedways

67 Texarkana Speedway
1/4-mile oval dirt track. ... continue

Theatres

Perot Theatre
Built in 1924 and originally known as the Saenger Theatre, this fully-restored Italian Renaissance theatre has hosted such performers as Douglas Fairbanks, Will Rogers and Annie Oakley; it now hosts top national/international stars and Broadway touring productions. ... continue

Museums

Tex-Ark Antique Auto Museum
The auto museum located between Third and Broad Streets in downtown Texarkana, Arkansas, had its grand opening on Saturday, September 10, 2005. It is now open from 9 am to 4 pm on Saturdays and from 1 pm to 4 pm on Sundays. Through the week it is open by special appointment. The Museum contains a ro... continue

Cemeteries

Old Rondo Cemetery
Directions: Near Rondo United Methodist Church The tiny town of Rondo became the repository of some state records in 1864 when Union troops threatened Washington, which was serving as the Confederate capital at the time. Later, more than 80 soldiers were buried in this historic cemete... continue

History

Texarkana Museum of Regional History
Tells the story of the city located in two states. Housed in the town's oldest brick building, all new galleries with exhibits tell of the region's history including agriculture, early industry, civil rights and World War II. Pottery made by the area Caddo people and learn about the early Spanish an... continue

Golf Courses

First Tee of Texarkana
A 70-acre golf facility which includes a 10-acre driving range, 1/2 acre Tif-dwarf putting green, 1 acre short game area, 2,500 sq. ft. Clubhouse, Teaching Center and a 9 hole Par 3 golf course. ... continue

Arts

Texarkana Regional Arts Center
Directions: Take I-30 to State Line South (U.S. 71); go around the Post Office to West 4th then west to Texas Blvd. Housed in the former 1909 U.S. Federal Courthouse; now offers exhibits, lectures, classes, concerts; three galleries feature traveling exhibits ... continue

Historic Homes

Garrison-McLain House
Directions: Stateline Avenue Exit off I-30; go south, then turn left on Seventh Street; turn right on Pecan Street; located at 6th and Pecan Streets. Tour this restored 1895 Queen Anne style home; home may be rented for weddings, dinners, special occasions, and meetings; listed on the... continue

Golf Courses

Links At Texarkana
Course Access: PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes... continue

Battlefields

Elkin's Ferry Battlefield
The site of fighting April 2-3, 1864 as Confederate troops tried to keep General Frederick Steele's Northern army from gaining a foothold across the Little Missouri River and positioning for an attack on the Confederate capital at Washington. It remains forested bottomlands, much as it was in 1864.... continue

Battlefields

Prairie DeAnn Battlefield
The scene of heavy skirmishes April 9-12, 1864 as Southern soldiers sought to blunt the Union drive toward the Red River. Though the Confederates thought the Federal objective was to capture their capital at Washington in Hempstead County, the Northern troops instead headed for Camden. The Prairie D... continue

Parks

Prescott Raceway Park
An I.H.R.A. (International Hot Rod Association) sanctioned 1/4 mile dragstrip ... continue

Museums

Nevada County Depot Museum
Directions: U.S. 67 South, two miles from Interstate 30; watch for signs at two exits Restored railroad depot with exhibits on the Louisiana Purchase of April 1803, Indian pottery, early settlements and settlers of Nevada County, and various collections pertaining to the Civil War, ag... continue

Murals

Prescott Mural
Depicts historical items in downtown Prescott including old iron bridge, railroad that started the town, Prairie DeAnn Battlefield, timber and wildlife industries.... continue

Tours

Camden Driving & Garden Tours
Directions: Chamber Of Commerce Office Self-guided driving tour of homes; private garden tours; reservations required for garden tours.... continue

Monuments