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Buffalo National River Civil War Heritage Trail


category : Natural Attractions
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. Skirmish sites, saltpeter caves and Civil War-era farms are interpreted. Exhibit at the Tyler Bend Visitor Center on US 65 at Silver Hill.


Address: 402 North Walnut, Suit 136
Phone: (870) 741-443
Our Website:http://www.mps.gov/buff/

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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.

Harrison, AR Museums

Buffalo National River

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

Harrison, AR Natural Attractions


National Scenic 7 Byway

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

Harrison, AR Scenic Drives

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;

Harrison, AR Caving

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