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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

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.

Conway, AR Historic Homes

Playworld Family Fun Center

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

Conway, AR Fun Centers

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.

Conway, AR Recreation

Things to do near Conway, AR

Mount Holly Cemetery

Final resting place for prominent Arkansans, this National Register cemetery, established in 1843, has been called "The Westm...

Arkansas State Capitol

A scaled-down replica of the nation's Capitol in Washington, DC. Construction started in 1899 and the Arkansas legislature co...

Lake Conway

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

Longhills Golf Course

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

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...