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Conway, Arkansas

Conway, Arkansas

A bustling college town that is one of the fastest growing communities in the state, Conway is located approximately 30 miles northwest of Little Rock. Being the home to not one but three colleges - University of Central Arkansas, Hendrix and Central Baptist - means there's always something going on whether it's a theatrical production, an art exhibit, a concert or a lecture by a nationally known speaker. The Arkansas River and Lake Conway provide excellent fishing while Beaverfork Lake is popular for water recreation. Shopping and antiquing prospects abound as do opportunities for both fine and casual dining. The city's annual early May festival - Toad Suck Daze - is one of the largest and most popular in the state.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Faulkner County Museum

Housed in the historic 1869-1896

Conway, AR Museums

Lake Conway

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

Conway, AR Recreation

Cadron Settlement Park

Directions: Five miles west of Conway on U.S. 64; two miles south on Ark. 319

Conway, AR 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.

Conway, AR Parks

Playworld Family Fun Center

Offers miniature golf, video game arcade, large-scale maze

Conway, AR Fun Centers

Things to do near Conway, AR

Chenal Country Club

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

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 U...

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...

Gator Park

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

Willow Springs Water Park

Little Rock's original water park; 400-foot water slide, new larger kiddie pool, log roller, water volleyball and basketball,...