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Clinton, Arkansas

Clinton, Arkansas

Clinton, nestled in an Ozark valley along U.S. 65, is a western gateway to Greers Ferry Lake. The town offers travel accommodations, historic downtown, museum, parks and colorful festivals. Clinton was founded in 1842 by George Counts and named for New York Gov. DeWitt Clinton, noted for building the Erie Canal. The little village became Van Buren County’s seat of justice in 1844. Local events include the Lost Cherokee Pow Wow on Memorial Day Weekend and the National Chuckwagon Championships on Labor Day Weekend. Clinton is a member of the Arkansas Main Street program.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Faye's Diamond Mine

Specialty shop; jewelry; antiques; gift items

Clinton, AR Day Use Areas

Natural Bridge

Directions: Located four miles north of Clinton off U.S. 65 Hidden away in the scenic beauty of the Ozarks, this 100

Clinton, AR Natural Attractions


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.

Clinton, AR Museums

Things to do near Clinton, AR

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; light...

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 fr...

Mossy Bluff Trail

Starting from the Garner Visitor Center, .8-mile Mossy Bluff Trail follows the canyon rim overlooking the Little Red River. S...

Brickshy's Backstreet Theater

Country variety shows with family comedy each Thursday, Friday and Saturday. ...

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 equipm...